Included in fees: 6 Nights’ lodging, 6 breakfasts, 1 picnic lunch, 3 evening meals, deluxe motorcoach, professional tour director/historian, all admission fees, park entrance fees, baggage handling, airport transfers. NOTE: the Chew Choo Dinner Train on Day # 5 operates on week-ends only.
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- Missouri Headwaters State Park
- Gates of the Mountains boat tour
- Lolo Pass Visitors Center
- C.M. Russell Museum
- Fort Benton
- Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
- Living history
- Ulm Pishkun State Park
- Lewistown Art Museum
- Chew Choo Dinner Train
- Pompeys Pillar
Day 1 – Airport tranfsers included. Overnight: Billings, MT (D)
Day 2 – Visit to Missouri River Headwaters State Park where Lewis & Clark discovered (and named) the confluence of the Jefferson, Madison and Gallatin Rivers. After our picnic lunch, it’s on to the Gates of the Mountains for an interpretive boat ride. Overnight: Missoula, MT. (CB, L)
Day 3 – Travel the Lolo Trail with an interpretive guide. Visit the museum commemorating Montana’s famous cowboy artist, C.M. Russell Museum. Overnight: Great Falls, MT (B)
Day 4 – Tour historic Fort Benton, with an interpretive guide. A highlight of our journey is the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls, one of the newest and best along the trail. In addition to the marvelous exhibits, we’ll enjoy living history programs and an outdoor dinner. Overnight: Great Falls, MT. (CB,D)
Day 5 – Ulm Pishkun is possibly the largest buffalo jump in the world, and was used as a jump site between 900 and 1500 A.D. The center helps us build a bridge between peoples, cultures, and perspectives. Located in the exact center of The Big Sky State, Lewistown boasts a fine Art Museum plus the Chew Choo Dinner Train, both of which we will experience before settling in for the night. Overnight: Lewistown, MT. (CB,D)
Day 6 – Today we’ll visit Pompeys Pillar National Historic Landmark, named for Sakakawea’s infant son. Captain Clark carved his name in the rock on the return trip in 1806, and it remains today one of only a handful of physical evidence along the Lewis & Clark Trail. This evening we’ll enjoy a festive farewell dinner and recount the adventures experienced and the friendships made along the Lewis & Clark Trail in Montana. Overnight: Billings, MT. (B, D)
Day 7 – Airport transfers included. (CB)
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Lewis & Clark Trail – Aug. 6-21, 2010