Linda's group day trip
offerings for 2017-2018
Choose Gateway's standard tours, mix and match sites, or we'll design a tour around your group's interests.  Each full - day tour includes a fine lunch at a historically significant site:




St.Louie Brews :  St. Louis is famous for its beer(and this trip includes a brewery), but we'll also visit and sample other local famous "brews" on this fun day.









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Angels and Demons:   Be prepared on this trip to revisit a real exorcism, delve into some superstitions and hauntings, and visit some of the sweetest angels in the world










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Pros and Cons:   This day includes a tour of the notorious old 1836 state prison, and much more in the capital city of Missouri, Jefferson City











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Fort Leonard Wood: This visit to one of the most important Army bases in the US includes a state of the art museum, a fine dining opportunity, and lots of interesting surprises.









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Introducing St. Louis - History and Highlights:  the Gateway Arch, Clydesdales at the  A - B Brewery, Riverfront and Market Street, Union Station, Basilica of St. Louis, and the Missouri Botanical Garden.









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Charleston Azalea Festival: A true feast for the senses, this trip includes historic houses and gardens, quilts, and a trail of azaleas and dogwoods at their peak in Charleston, Missouri.
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Historic Homes tour 1 or 2:  this is an anytime wonderful tour of homes dating from 1807 to Frank Lloyd Wright's 1950's Kraus House....but think about doing this one during the holidays.
















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Stained Glass Tour: This day focuses on the evolution and symbolism of stained glass windows, as we visit six historic and beautiful St. Louis churches.
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A GOOD GERMAN DAY IN ST.LOUIS:  Enjoy Gemutlichkeit by celebrating the German
heritage of St.Louis with German sculptures,street houses,typical foods, organizations and institutions.















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St. Louis Steeplechase Visit beautiful historic churches in the Soulard and downtown areas. Lunch at one of the churches.
























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Historic Hotels of St. Louis: St. Louis has recently witnessed the awesome restoration of several of our magnificent early 20th Century hotels. Today we'll experience the elegance and hospitality of years gone by at six of these treasures.
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A Bit 'O the Irish:  Learn St. Louis Irish history, experience Irish Churches, pubs, shops and dancers.











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December Holiday Trips: Linda offers seven different holiday day-trips. Each trip contains decorated homes, lights, holiday plants, a festive meal, and more
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Touchstones to our Past Visit four historic St. Louis cemeteries. Learn about the interesting, and even humorous, history of these cemeteries, and the famous people who lie within.

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World Religions in West County Visit the beautiful houses of worship of five of the worlds religions. Learn about different religious beliefs, customs and traditions.
















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The Scenic Circle - IL. Great River Road:  Drive one of the top ten scenic by - ways in America.  In winter we'll observe bald eagles and other waterfowl.  In other seasons we'll enjoy the Mississippi River, bluffs, and two ferries.














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Celebrate the 1904 World's Fair: This favorite includes visits to sites in St. Louis city and Forest Park with familiar and unique connections to the "World's Greatest Fair".












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The Kosher Konnection An introduction to Judaism for non - Jewish groups.  Visit a Synagogue, Jewish cemetery, Holocaust Museum and more. Learn Jewish traditions, and have lunch at a kosher deli.

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Special Gardens and Galleries: This June - September tour, led by Master Gardener Linda, takes us to gorgeous locations that people would otherwise never know to visit.















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Lewis & Clark Revisitedthis exceptional history  filled day to area Lewis and Clark sites was our most - requested trip during the Bicentennial.












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Daniel Boone and Mo Wine CountryVisit the Daniel Boone home at Defiance, and then Augusta wineries. Hear great stories about Daniel Boone, wine making, and the Germans who settled in the area.
















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St. Louis Treasures: Although usually including a tour of the Fabulous Fox Theatre and a visit with the "Pink Sisters",  this trip is tailored differently each time.
















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      Lindameck@yahoo.com