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Lewis & Clark Trail – Reliving The Expedition

  • Destination: United States RV Tours
  • Duration: 46 days

May 16 – June 30, 2018

Two Person / RV $8,395
One Person / RV $5,795
Additional Guest $3,595

May 13 – June 27, 2020

Two Person / RV $TBD
One Person / RV $TBD
Additional Guest $TBD

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In May 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out on an amazing expedition across the Louisiana Territory.

Their harsh travels of unexplored lands secured them a place in history as two of the world’s greatest explorers, and we closely follow their travels on this 46 Day tour. We rendezvous in the historic town of St. Charles, Missouri where members of the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery expedition began their Historic Trip.

This trip is the most unique, complete and comprehensive Lewis and Clark Trail tour available and we assure you that we have included the best of all there is to see and do. The itinerary is great – check it out! It is loaded with historical sites, museums and points of interest – all related to the Lewis and Clark Historical Journey. We have organized this trip to help you understand the Lewis and Clark Expedition as much as possible and still take in most of the non-related exciting and interesting sights and activities along the way.

We visit Camp River Dubois, the starting point of the Expedition and attend the Lewis & Clark Heritage Days Festival. In Nebraska, we visit the Lewis & Clark Monument and Interpretive Center. We embark on a Lewis & Clark Riverboat Cruise in Bismarck, ND. We enjoy a Lewis & Clark Living History Performance in Washington, along with numerous other Lewis & Clark sites along the way. Our last stop in Warrenton, OR is the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center at Cape Disappointment, where the expedition succeeded in reaching the Pacific Ocean.

Some of the other excursions we take are botanical gardens, a tour of the Budweiser Brewery, the Gateway Arch and Tram Ride in St. Charles, MO. We visit the World Famous Corn Palace in South Dakota and take a Deluxe Hells Canyon Jet Boat Cruise (including lunch, drinks and guide) in Washington. See the 620’ tall Multnomah Falls and Mount St. Helens in Oregon. There are numerous guided motorcoach tours so you can learn about the history of this area firsthand.

We want this vacation to be as comfortable and exciting as possible for you. We include many activities and meals which are at special places or unique to their areas. See that we didn’t leave any stones unturned. Don’t miss this great tour!


Day 1 - 4
St Charles, MO
● Get Acquainted Party & Orientation
● Welcome Dinner
● Guided St Louis City Motorcoach Tour
● Forest Park
● Missouri Botanical Gardens
● Buffet Lunch
● Budweiser Brewery Tour
● Guided St Louis Area Motorcoach Tour
● Gateway Arch & Tram Ride
● Museum of Westward Expansion
● Union Station
● Camp River Dubois Interpretive Center
● Camp River Dubois (Starting Point of the Expedition)
● First State Capitol Bldg. of Missouri
● Lewis & Clark Heritage Days Festival
● Historical Downtown St. Charles
● Lewis & Clark Keel Boat Replica
Day 5 - 8
Platte City, MO
● Guided Kansas City Highlights Tour
● Tour Harley-Davidson Assembly Plant
● Lewis & Clark Point
● Arabia Steamboat Museum
● Guided Independence Highlights Tour
● Truman Library, Museum & Home
● National Frontier Trails Center
● Guided St Joseph Motorcoach Tour
● Pony Express Museum
● Patee House Museum
● Jessie James Home
● St Joseph Wyeth-Tootle Museum
● Lunch at ‘Bandanas’ Restaurant
● Wild West Woman Skit
● Stetson Hat Factory Outlet
Day 9 - 12
Gretna, NE
● Council Bluffs & Omaha Area Motorcoach Tour
● Tour Squirrel Cage Jail
● Western Historic Trails Center
● Luncheon at ‘Tish’s Restaurant’
● Lewis & Clark Monument
● Boys Town Tour
● Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park & Wildlife Safari
Day 13 - 14
Sioux City, NE
● Steamship Museum & Visitors Center
● Sergeant Floyd Monument
● Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
Day 15 - 16
Mitchell, SD
● World Famous Corn Palace
● Carnegie Resource Center
● Pre-Historic Indian Village
Day 17 - 18
Pierre, SD
● Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural School
● L & C Interpretive Center in Chamberlain
● Dinner at the ‘Cattlemen’s Club’
● Pierre Area Motorcoach Tour
● South Dakota Heritage Center
● South Dakota Capital & War Memorial
● Lily Park – Lewis & Clark Site
● Oahe Dam & Powerhouse
Day 19 - 21
Bismarck, ND
● General George Custer’s Prairie Mansion
● On-A-Slant Indian Village
● Bismarck & Mandan Area Motorcoach Tour
● State Capital Tour
● North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum
● Lunch at Local Restaurant
● Lewis & Clark Riverboat Cruise
Day 22
New Town, ND
● Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center (En route)
● Fort Mandan
● Knife River Indian Village
Day 23 - 24
Fort Peck Dam, MT
● Fort Union (En route)
● Fort Peck Dam and Museum
● Hamburger Cookout
Day 25
Havre, MT
● Travel Day
Day 26 - 28
Great Falls, MT
● Tour Fort Benton (Birthplace of Montana)
● Fort Benton Museums
● Lewis & Clark Monument
● Heritage Inn Dinner
● Guided Lewis & Clark Portage Route Motorcoach Tour
– & Falls including Lunch
● Portage Creek
● Ryan Dam and ‘The True Great Falls’
● Black Eagle Falls
● Historic Trail Interpretive Center
● Guided Lewis & Clark Motorcoach Tour
● C. M. Russell Museum
● Great Falls Area Tour
● Lunch at Local Restaurant
● Ulm Pishkun Buffalo Jump
Day 29 - 30
Helena, MT
● ‘Gates of the Mountains’ Boat Cruise
● Helena City Motorcoach Tour
● Montana Historical Society Museum
● Helena Tour Train
● Capitol Building Tour
● Lunch at the Silver Star Steak House
● St Helena Cathedral
● Governor’s Mansion
● The Great Northern Carousel
Day 31 - 32
Dillon, MT
● Headwaters State Park (En route)
● Dillon Area Motorcoach Tour
● Lemhi Pass
● Camp Fortunate
● Several Lewis & Clark Sites
● Staff Prepared Picnic Lunch
● Bannack Ghost Town
Day 33
Missoula, MT
● Big Hole National Battlefield (En route)
Day 34 - 36
Clarkston, WA
● Lewis & Clark Sites (En route)
● Lewis & Clark Living History Performance
● Deluxe Hells Canyon Jet Boat Cruise
– Includes Lunch, Drinks & Guide
Day 37 - 38
Pendleton, OR
● Pendleton Woolen Mills
● Pendleton Historic Underground
● Optional Wildhorse Casino
Day 39 - 42
Portland, OR
● Guided Columbia River Motorcoach Tour
● Crown Point Vista House
● Columbia Gorge
● Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway
● Multnomah Falls (620’ Tall)
● Sunday Brunch at Multnomah Falls Lodge
● Bonneville Dam & Fish Hatchery
● Guided Mount St Helens Motorcoach Tour
● Silver Lake Visitor Center
● Hoffstadt Bluffs Luncheon
● National Volcanic Monument
Day 43 - 46
Warrenton, OR
● Columbia River Motorcoach Tour
● Fort Clatsop Tour
● Maritime Museum Tour
● Lunch at Baked Alaska Restaurant
● Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
– at Cape Disappointment
● Farewell Dinner at Local Restaurant
● Hitch-up Breakfast, Hugs & Good-byes

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Tour Blogs

Get a feel for what happens on this tour from a tour blog by some of our staff. – Bert & Shari Frenz


  • “There wasn’t a thing or subject they [the Wagonmasters] wouldn’t bend over backwards to find out, get, or inform us about, and all with a cheerful and professional manner, no matter how tired.” “The thing we liked best on this tour was the variety and frequency of extra curricular activities, such as cultural tours, eating out, socials, games.” “We were led through and shown some of the most spectacular scenery we have ever seen.”
    Tom & Charlu Choate
  • “Exciting tours, delicious dinners, close to speedway—good seats. It was all good.”
    Rick & Gail Davies
  • “We liked everything! Great itinerary, delicious staff prepared meals, bus transport and parking so handy. This is the way to do Mardi Gras!”
    Kathy Michaud
  • We loved it!!  The entire team worked like clockwork together!  Made us feel very comfortable and welcome.  We loved them all!  The entire trip was so well put together.  All the activities were well thought out and so interesting.  Very diverse and so enjoyable.

    Don & Kathy Gogna
  • “So much planned, down to the last detail. Rallymasters, tour guide and bus driver were all super!”
    Betty Ogden
  • "It was so fun, with nice people, new friends, new places—what else do you want?!”
    Diana Foster






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Lewis & Clark Trail – Reliving The Expedition

  • “Loved the variety and the dedication to following old Route 66 as much as possible.”
    Ruth Buzzard
  • Thank you so much for sending me your 20th anniversary DVD of my Adventure Caravans' New York City 10 Day Rally. I really enjoyed this trip so much and meeting all the people on the trip. I enjoyed watching this video and it brought back so many wonderful memories.  I am really looking forward to taking another trip with Adventure Caravans! Would you please tell your staff what a pleasure it was meeting them and what a wonderful job they did on this trip and hopefully I will get to tour with them again soon. Thanks again for everything. 

    Mike Rimner
  • “Excellent schedule—it rocked!  Food was excellent!”
    Ralph & Ruth Johnson
  • “The entire team did a very good job. They were so helpful and lots of fun to be with. They bent over backwards to accommodate us. It was a great rally. The Rallymasters were lots of fun and so efficient. We had a very good time.”
    Jim & Jan Dawes
  • "It was so fun, with nice people, new friends, new places—what else do you want?!”
    Diana Foster
  • “Bert and Shari truly lead adventurous caravans. We appreciate their flexibility and good humor.” “The new friends who made this entire journey with us and all the people we talked with along the way are treasures.” “We did and saw so much in the time we had and there is so much more that we were made aware of. It was everything I had hoped and more.”
    Ron & Carol Conkey
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