Explorers Club Fall 2010 Trip Itinerary
All times approximate, and also subject to change just for fun.
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Friday, September 10
6:30 am – Departure by school vans. (Meet in WSC Lot #10 near Providence Medical Center)
8:00 am – Breakfast at McDonald's in Onawa off I-29.
1:00 pm – Arrive at Kansas City's National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, only museum of its kind in the USA ($8 entry fee per person ).
2:00 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.
7:30 pm – Arrive and and check-in at Holiday Inn Express in Earth City, MO at Exit #231A off I-70 at Riverport Drive
8:00 pm – Depart for dinner at nearby fast-food restaurants (optional).
Saturday, September 11
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 Mississippi River).
11:30 am – Lunch at the Old Spaghetti Factory Restaurant
at 727 North First Street (314-621-0276) in the old town.
12:45 – Depart lunch.
1:00 – Arrive at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis for a personal tour of the restored architecture and artworks.
1:45 – Depart St. Louis Basilica.
2:30 – Arrive Cohokia Mounds State Park in Illinois (1000 years ago, this was the largest city in North America). Interpretive Center and mound hiking.
4:30 – Depart Cahokia Mounds.
5:30 pm – Arrive back at Holiday Inn Express.
6:00 pm – Depart for Old St. Charles (2 miles from our motel) for dinner on your own and a walk around the Riverfront.
8:00 pm – Depart from Old St. Charles back to our hotel for a good night's rest.
Sunday, September 12
6:30 am – Breakfast begins in the lobby (included with your room cost: eat hearty again!).
7:30 am – Depart Earth City, MO by school vans.
5:30 pm – Arrive back at WSC Garage.