Michiganders on the Road goes west in October!

posted Aug 1, 2019

MotR gateway heading
gateway photos

The American West is part of our American heritage, from Horace Greeley’s admonition “Go West, Young Man” to the TV westerns of our youth. Our October 5-13, 2019, Gateway to the West Tour explores the Missouri and Kansas region that served as the gateway to the American West.


*Includes motor coach transportation; all lodging; all dinners and breakfasts; and all admission fees, taxes, and gratuities. Historical Society of Michigan $39.95 membership required. Price is per person based on double occupancy. We encourage the purchase of travel insurance in case unforeseen events force you to cancel at the last minute. Deposits or payments made after the reservation deadline of August 24, 2019, cannot be refunded.

See the full tour itinerary.

Register online for the tour.

Download the registration form.

Our nine-day, eight-night tour explores historic sites in Missouri and Kansas: the Gateway to the West. We’ll visit Cahokia Mounds, the Old Cowtown and National Frontier Trails Museums, Fort Larned National Historic Site, the Great Plains Nature Center, the homes of U.S. Presidents Truman and Eisenhower, the National WWI Museum, and much more.

We’ll also enjoy a chuck wagon dinner, a railroad dinner train, and a steamboat dinner cruise!

The reservation deadline is August 24, 2019.


Historical Society of Michigan 5815 Executive Drive Lansing, MI 48911
Email hsm@hsmichigan.org | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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