Club Fall 2014 Trip Itinerary
approximate, and also subject to change just for fun.
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Friday, September 12
6:00 am – Departure by school
vans. (Meet in WSC Lot #10 near Providence Medical Center)
am – Breakfast at McDonald's
in Onawa, IA
12:30 pm – Arrive at Kansas City's
World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial,
the only museum of its kind in the USA ($14
entry fee for adults, $12 student entry fee with ID).
pm – After climbing down from the Liberty Memorial observation tower,
head for lunch.
2:30 pm – Real
Kansas City BBQ lunch at Arthur
Bryant’s BBQ (816-231-1123) located at 1727 Brooklyn Ave (approx.
$12 for a complete meal).
3:30 pm –
Depart for Earth City, MO.
pm – Arrive and and check-in at Holiday
Inn Express-Riverfront near
St. Louis, MO airport at Exit #231A off
I-70 at Riverport Drive (314-298-3400).
pm – Walk to Dave
& Buster's nearby for late snack and games (optional).
6:30 am – Breakfast begins in the lobby (included with your
room cost: eat hearty!)
7:30 am – Depart for the Jefferson
National Expansion Memorial (the Old Courthouse, the Arch, the
am – Depart from the Arch
am – Arrive Cahokia Mounds State
Park in Illinois (1000 years ago, this was the largest city in
North America). Visit the Interpretive Center and
hike the mounds.
1:00 pm – Depart Cahokia Mounds.
(11:00-1:00 – Lunch will be on the fly depending on when
folks want to eat.)
– Swing by the old Pruitt-Igoe housing development site (will park at
the Polish Heritage Center off Cass Avenue at 1413 North 20th Street).
pm – Arrive at the Cathedral
Basilica of St.
Louis for a personal tour of the restored
architecture and artworks.
4:00 pm – Depart St. Louis Basilica.
5:00 pm – Arrive at Old
St. Charles (2 miles from our motel) for dinner
on your own.
7:00 pm – Depart from Old St. Charles back to our hotel for a good
6:30 am – Breakfast begins in the lobby (included with your room cost:
eat hearty again!).
7:30 am – Depart Holiday Inn Express by school
pm – Arrive back at WSC Garage.