The Hannibal Inn and Conference Center
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... seven years
The names of the little towns along the
highway are by themselves a story teller of the provenance of the
pioneers who come along and settled their new homes in the hilly and
greenish valleys of Kansas.
Cameron, Blair,, Macon Paris, fairview,
prairie view, New London, Lebanon, Marysville, Accra but the few that
I really stopped for are ;-”Home' which its slogan is “Nothing
better than ...
After breakfast and bike riding around the campground loop, we drove into Hannibal, the town where Samuel Langhorn Clemens (Mark Twain) spent his childhood years. We ate at the Mark Twain diner (where the kids enjoyed homemade root beer!), then walked up 244 stairs to see a lighthouse perched on the side of a hill. It was a lovely climb and offered views of the Mississippi River (it really is MUDDY!!) and Hannibal.
Next, we visited Mark Twain's ...
... shower is in full force. We all saw multiple meteors in a night sky void of artificial light. It was incredible. The naturalist was planning to give all the kids marshmallows after his spiel, but in the dark, we watched a medium-sized creature hobble across the road, grab the marshmallow bag, and run! A raccoon made off with the treats!
-Can we talk about bugs for a ...
... She had this amazing dog (a Chihuahua mix) that did really impressive tricks. We took a look at the state park resort on premises (with an outdoor pool & general store), and rode on a section of the bike trail (which was made up of loose gravel – TERRIBLE for biking, but probably the cheapest option). We returned to our campsite, put on our bathing suits, and headed for the lake. We walked to the campsite next door where we found a short ...
... bottom of the steps is a statue of Tom & Huck. Next we toured Sam’s boyhood home (including the “fence” Tom Sawyer tricked others into white-washing) along with the “Huck Finn” house, The “Becky Thatcher” house, and his dad’s Justice of the Peace Office. Most of this Bob tolerated since museums aren’t his thing, so he did his usual thing and sat there ...