3 Days of Fun

We understand; you want and try to do it all!  Here’s an idea that will cover a ton of fun.

Day 1

7:00 PM:     Head to the Hannibal History Museum and meet up for a ‘Haunted Hannibal’ tour; learn the stories of unsolved murders, meet the ghosts of local B&Bs and businesses, and use ghost-busting tools on this fun and informative tour.  It’s Hannibal as you’ve never seen it before!

8:30 PM:    Check-in to hotel or B & B

Day 2

6-8:00 AM:    Breakfast at hotel/ B & B

8:30 AM:    Depart for downtown Hannibal

9:00 AM:    Take a Hannibal City tour on the Hannibal Trolley and enjoy a great 1-hour narrated tour of Hannibal’s many sights, including scenic outlooks, famous landmarks and beautiful historic homes.

10:15 AM:    Begin tour of Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Properties.  This self-guided tour allows you to explore the roots of Mark Twain’s genius.  The tour includes 7 buildings, most notably the world famous Mark Twain Boyhood Home.

11:45 AM:    Lunch at Ole Planters, a family-owned downtown staple for over 30 years, famous for their homemade pie!

1:00 PM:    Tour the Museum Gallery Building, the last building on the Boyhood Home tour, and browse a few shops along the way.

2:15 PM:    Return to hotel for some swimming or relaxation before the evening’s activities. Or stay downtown and enjoy the art galleries, souvenir and specialty shops and grab some coffee (or dessert!)

5:00 PM:    Be transported back to the days of Mark Twain’s live stage shows with a Mark Twain Himself theater performance.  Actor Richard Garey brings Twain to life in this entertaining show with hilarious comedy and heartwarming drama.  A Victorian tea is also served.

6:15 PM:    Board the Mark Twain Riverboat and enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise aboard the Mighty Mississippi.  Return to the days of riverboats as you enjoy your dinner and live musical entertainment!

8:30 PM:    Return to hotel

Day 3

8:00 AM:    Breakfast at hotel or a local restaurant

9:00 AM:    Tour Rockcliffe Mansion, one of America’s Castles!  This turn of the century mansion overlooks the Mississippi and contains many original furnishings.  Enjoy a docent guided tour of the mansion and marvel at the wonders of this grand mansion.

10:30 AM:    Mark Twain Cave Tour – Enjoy a tour of the cave that Twain made famous in his book, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer!  There are also several souvenir shops, gemstone sluicing and a fossil dig!

Noon:    Lunch downtown at the Brick Oven, known for its Brick Oven fired pizza and fantastic homemade pasta.

1:00 PM:    Head down to Sawyer’s Creek Fun Park and enjoy 18 holes of mini-golf, bumper boats, arcade games and much more!  For the adults, enjoy some wine tasting.

3:00 pm:   Stop at Karlock’s Kars and Pop Culture and see tons of memorabilia, great classic cars, movie prop and more!  This is a unique Hannibal attraction!

4:00 PM:    Head back to the hotel for a bit of R & R or swimming before evening.  Still have plenty of energy?  Stop into the Hannibal History Museum and learn about the many other famous Hannibal citizens.

5:30 PM:    Enjoy a fine dinner at LaBinnah Bistro, known for their exquisite fusion cuisine.

 

It’s certainly not everything there is to see and do in Hannibal, but it’s enough to give you a taste!  You will be sure to return!