Mark Twain’s Hannibal

The town that shaped America’s most beloved author welcomes visitors to Samuel Clemens’ boyhood home and the Mark Twain Museum, just 120 miles north via I-70 west to Highway 61 north.

Mark Twain Cave, guided trolley rides and scenic riverboat cruises provide an authentic view of the town where young Sam Clemens created the adventures of Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher. Becky’s home, the Clemens Law Office, Grant’s Drug Store and the 30-room Rockcliffe Mansion welcome visitors throughout the year. On the way back to St. Louis, you’ll get a view of the Mississippi that looks the same today as it did when a young Mark Twain piloted a riverboat.

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