A Taste of Twain

  • Start: Hannibal, Missouri
  • End: Clarksville, MO
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:29
  • Total Mileage: 44 Miles
  • Number of stops: 15


Mark Twain is a major industry around Hannibal, Missouri, where the author, a.k.a. Samuel Clemens, spent his formative years. Begin your tour near the Mississippi River along Main Street and see the colorful one-man show, "Mark Twain Himself," at the Planters Barn Theater. The character also makes witty appearances at nearby Reagan's Queen Anne Bed and Breakfast. Grab a latte at Java Jive Coffee House or a tenderloin sandwich and mug of homemade root beer at the Mark Twain Dinette. Then roll down the mighty Mississippi on a Mark Twain Riverboat sightseeing cruise. Everything is within walking distance from Hotel Clemens, which overlooks the river and the author's boyhood home in this historic downtown district. Go south on the scenic Little Dixie Hwy 79 and discover 50 miles of art. Stop in the town of Louisiana at Reflections of Missouri Gallery and ASL Pewter Foundry. End your road trip in Clarksville, Missouri, with visits to Windsor Chair Shop and Bee Naturals.

Stop #1:

Planters Barn Theater
Hannibal, Missouri

Stop #2:

Reagan's Queen Anne B&B
Hannibal, Missouri

Stop #3:

Java Jive Coffee House
Hannibal, Missouri

Stop #4:

Mark Twain Family Restaurant
Hannibal, Missouri

Stop #5:

Mark Twain Riverboat
Hannibal, Missouri

Stop #6:

Hotel Clemens
Hannibal, MO

Stop #8:

Breadeaux Pizza Parlor
Hannibal, MO

Stop #9:

Fresh Ayers Too
Hannibal, MO

Stop #10:

Hannibal, MO

Stop #11:

Reflections of Missouri Gallery
Louisiana, MO

Stop #12:

ASL Pewter Foundry
Louisiana, MO

Stop #13:

Eagle's Nest Winery Inn & Bistro
Louisiana, MO

Stop #14:

Windsor Chair Shop
Clarksville, MO

Stop #15:

Bee Naturals
Clarksville, MO

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