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Jesse James Outlaw Excursion
"Jesse James Farm Home site is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Saturday and noon to 4:00pm on Sunday. Excursion includes film about the James Family self-guided museum tour on site and docent guided tour of the James home. The majority of furniture and pictures are family heirlooms. There is an excellent gift shop on site with books and Jesse James related toys games collectibles and jewelry. Tour fee and lunch included. The family is buried in nearby Mt. Olivet Cemetery accessible by car. Jesse James farm is 35 minutes by car from downtown Kansas City Missouri and 45 minutes by car from Kansas City International Airport (MCI)."""
From $25.00
 
"Day Adventure from Mexico City: Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"Leave from Mexico City at 7am-7:30am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 9:45am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. Take 2-hours inside the cave and have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. Also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12pm hit the road again going to Taxco. Arrive in Taxco at 12:40pm and tour the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. Visit  inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and see the most important silver jewelries of the city.At 2pm enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour
From $200.00
 
"Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"You will leave from Ixtapan de la Sal at 9am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 10:30am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. The tour takes two hours inside the cave and you will have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. You can also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12:45pm you will take the road again driving to Taxco. You'll arrive in Taxco at 1:45pm and start touring the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. You will take a tour inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and visit the most important silver you will enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour or you can choose another restaurant to visit in the city. At 3:30pm
From $87.00

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Benedictine College

This college was founded around 1863, and the Benedictine Monks studied here and stayed in solitude. The parish church was first started for construction in 1865, but not completed until 1905. This is...
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Atchison County Courthouse

The Courthouse is only one of 13 designed by George Washburn for region courthouses that is of stone. It was built in 1896-97 for $85,000 and is 11 feet long and 67 feet wide. It is still an active...
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Evah Cray Home Tour

This home is available for touring, and the only one with consistent tours. W.W. Hetherington built the home in 1882. He was part of founding Exchange National Bank, an upscale bank and he even went...
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Muchnic Home- Art Gallery

This home is very ornate inside and the wood decor is immensely elaborate because the owner of the home also owned a wood and lumber company. Throughout there are parquet floors and large bannister...
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Homes on the Driving Tour

There are so many fine homes along the driving route, and it is worth stopping at each for a picture and to read of the history for them. There is a number system with a brief description of each home...
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St. Scholatica Retreat and Convent

Benedictine Nuns founded this area for a retreat in 1863, and it grew since. This was a real treat to be taken through the halls of the old buildings, and the Benedictine nuns proudly show off the...
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Mount St. Scolastica Chapel

This church has had a history since 1900. The exterior of of limestone, and the interior was renovated many times and upgraded. The pews are from 1940, and hand carved for decorative style....
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Atichison Map Direct to the Sites

The map helps in taking the driving tour so you can take pics of the magnificent homes. The town was used as rendevous point for the French in 1700's. In 1854 pro slavery Senator, David Atchison...
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Important Little Creek

This little stream of water is not much to look at, but is more of interest for its place in history. It was here that the Lewis and Clark Expedition camped on the night of July 4, 1804, and...
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International Forest of Friendship

The International Forest of Friendship is memorial to the world's history of aviation and space travel, a gift to the USA on its bicentennial in 1976 from the City of Atchison and the Ninety-Nines,...
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Atchison County Historical Museum

In a typical midwestern US county historical museum, you will find hundreds, maybe thousands of artifacts and curios jammed into a small space without fore-planning or adequate signage. The people who...
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Tour Amelia's Home

The birthplace museum is open to public tours. A number of the rooms, such as the front parlor shown in the accompanying photo, have been faithfully restored in recent years. Several of the rooms...
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Visitor Center and Historical Museum

If possible, stop by this center before beginning your tour of the city. The local visitor's bureau has put together a very nice center with local maps and and pamphlets, and very helpful attendants....
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Muchnic Gallery

The first floor of this striking home, built in 1887, is preserved as its wealthy owners left it - magnificently decorated. The second floor is home to an art gallery specializing in works by...
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