MISSISSIPPI RIVER DASH

Off Trail to Branson

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34 DAYS 1930 MILES
MAY 29 – JULY 2, 2022
Two Person 1 RV $7100 / One Person 1RV $5200
Additional Guest $2900

Meet us at the north end to Dash Down the Mississippi River unlike any adventure you have every experienced. We’re traveling as group and stopping at area’s off and on the tourist grid. Every detail of this trip is planned out sweepingly in order to Maximize Your Experience. Feel confident knowing you have the BEST of the BEST leading you! We never forget to bring FUN too! This All Inclusive Trip Includes: Camping Fees, listed Meals, Breakfast and Coffee Mornings, Nightly Get-Together’s, Entertainment, Ticket Admissions, Shows, Listed Tours, Professional Caravan Staff, Trolley Rides, Boat Cruises, Gratuities, and Much More in Below Itinerary! Remember, a great part of this trip is all of us. Just get there and let us do our thing! We Hope to See You!

 
DAY 1 – 2BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA
  • Orientation (Hour by Hour Itinerary Booklet Provided and Goody Bag)
  • Icebreaker Meal & Dessert
  • Guided Tour of the Bemidji Area
  • Paul Bunyan Statues
  • Bemidji Woolen Factory Tour
  • Itasca State Park – Cross the Headwaters of the Mississippi River
  • Cruise Lake Itasca and Lunch
DAY 3 – 7BRAINERD / MINNEAPOLIS, MN
  • St Paul Cathedral
  • Twin Cities Guided Bus Tour
  • Enroute – Optional — National Eagle Center
  • Crooks Tour of St Paul
  • Wabasha Street Sandstone Caves
  • Old MN Post Office/Court House
  • Mississippi River Lunch Cruise
DAY 8 – 9LA CROSS / PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI
  • Fort Crawford Center
  • La Crosse Queen Cruise
  • Optional – Villa Louis Historic Site
  • Get-Together and Cookout
  • Old MN Post Office/Court House
DAY 10 – 13DAVENPORT, IA
  • Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
  • Iowa 80 Trucking Museum
  • Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse
  • Guided Area Bus Tour
  • Amana Colonies Lunch and Tour
  • John Deere Pavilion & Historic Site
  • ENROUTE – National Mississippi River Center
  • River Dinner Cruise / American Lady Cruises
DAY 14 – 15HANNIBAL, MO
  • Mark Twain Boyhood Home
  • Mark Twain Himself – Reinactment
  • Planter’s Barn Theather
  • Guided Tour of Mark Twain Home and Area
  • Mark Twain Cave Guided Tour
  • Pastries and Coffee
DAY 16 – 18ST. LOUIS, MO
  • Gateway to the West Arch Tour & Ride
  • National Great Rivers Museum
  • Guide Bus Tour – St. Louis
  • ​Anheuser Busch Brewery Tour
  • 1904 World’s Fair Site, Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
  • Missouri Botanical Gardens
DAY 19 – 22BRANSON, MO
  • Branson City Bus Tour
  • College of the Ozarks
  • Showboat Branson Belle
  • Lunch at Mel’s Diner (Entertainment)
  • Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead Tour
  • History of the Ozarks
DAY 23 – 25MEMPHIS, TN
  • Sun Studio Tour – Elvis 1st Recording
  • Peabody Ducks
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Tour
  • Beale Street Experience & Lunch at BB Kings
  • Graceland
  • Mud Island River Park
  • Staff Prepared Meal
DAY 26 – 27MERIDIAN, MS
  • MSU Riley Center
  • RANKY TANKY Jazz Show and Fine cuisine
  • Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience
  • Guided History Tour of Area
  • Historic Merrehope Mansion
  • Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum
DAY 28 – 29VICKSBURG, MS
  • Vicksburg National Military Park
  • Riverfront Muralsground
  • Civil War Battle Ground
  • Antebellum Mansion Tour & Lunch
  • Lower Mississippi River Museum
  • Ameristar Casino and Buffet
DAY 30 – 31NATCHEZ TRACE, MS
  • EN-ROUTE – Old Country Store Lunch
  • Natchez Guided Bus Tour
  • Stanton Hall Guided Tour
  • Group Get-Together
  • Bluff Park Mississippi River Vista
DAY 32 – 34NEW ORLEANS, LA
  • Oak Alley Plantation Tour and Cajun Lunch Buffet
  • Mardi Gras World
  • Swamp Boat Tour and Lunch
  • Lunch at Sicily’s Italian Buffet
  • Cafe du Monde beignet shop (City Park)
  • Explore the French Quarter
  • Steamboat Natchez Farewell Dinner
  • Now for the Crunch… Hugs and Goodby’s…

Customer’s Review

2021 Branson Rally

★★★★★
Everything was GREAT! The campground was clean and well cared for. The shows were entertaining, and all the meals were finger linking good. Thumbs up for Mike & Julie!
- Jerry and Janice Bonneau

Branson Rally 2021

★★★★★
This was our second rally and it was wonderful. Mike & Julie did a wonderful job keeping us informed on what was happening. Mike is a great entertainer. The evening was really fun. We look forward to joining them on another adventure. Keith & Betty
- Betty Thomas

Rockies Caravan 2021

★★★★★
We couldn't have made a better choice for our first caravan. The whole trip was expertly choreographed with a perfect mix of planned tours/activities and free time to explore on our own. Richard and Vicki were excellent as our Wagonmasters. They kept us very well informed and did whatever it took behind the scenes to make each day go smoothly. Don and Laura always had our backs as the Tailgunners. They excelled at making people feel welcome and included. We saw so many incredible sights and met so many interesting people. Can't wait until our next caravan.
- Linda MacLeod