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Pioneer Trails Adventures

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 AM

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We are open six days a week, Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; weather permitting, through December 31. We tour Frontier Independence where three trails began, two Civil War battles were fought and one President began his march to the...more
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217 N Main St, Independence, MO 64050-2804
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All reviews city tour covered wagon minute tour civil war wagon ride mule drawn wagon master would highly recommend this tour mule team a great story teller fun ride great tour long tour both sides history come alive jackson county well worth the cost
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We experienced it all! After my son went on a school field trip last spring, we had to make it a family thing!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Matthew P
Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for coming with the whole family! We enjoy having all the schools and giving them an interactive view of pioneer life!

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I took this tour this morning. We did the full city tour and it was amazing! The tour guide is so knowledgeable and entertaining! He gets into his stories and we learned so much. This was the first thing we did In...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

We sincerely appreciate the amazing review and are so glad you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed November 8, 2018

We loved this ride just did it 2 days ago. Loved the driver his personality and how much we learned about the history of wonderful Independence.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience, I'm so happy to loved the tour!

Reviewed October 29, 2018

This was a fabulous tour of the Independence, Mo square and the National Frontier Trail. Ralph was a wonderful storyteller! He told me things about my hometown that I knew nothing about. It was a very entertaining and educational tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

My husband and I took the Full City Tour on our recent visit to Independence, Missouri, and were very happy that we did. In fact, it was the highlight of our trip! The Wagon Master was very knowledgeable about history and brought its details to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit to Missouri and our historical wagon tour! Thank you so much for the awesome review and purchases! Happy Trails~

Reviewed October 9, 2018

I was very glad that we chose to take the wagon ride and guided tour. The guide was knowledgeable of historic events and sights in the area. He did a great job of telling stories while driving around. We were able to get a good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Tour of Independence, Missouri in a horse and wagon was very entertaining because of the guide, Ralph, who knows his material, and presents it well. Civil War, outlaws and President Truman.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Garyvonie
Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for traveling the trails with me and for the great review! Happy Trails to you~

Reviewed September 26, 2018

We were in a group of 3 couples and all of us really wanted to know more about the Oregon Trail history - Took the 90 minute tour. Ralph has a great flair for telling story after story and the best part was that we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much for the amazing review! I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour and my book! Hope to see you again, Happy Trails to you~

Reviewed September 25, 2018

Interesting and fun info shared about Independence's past -- the people and the circumstances that make it what it is today.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you for traveling the trails with us and for the great review!

Reviewed September 16, 2018

We took the 90-minute Full City Tour. The driver is very knowledgeable of history of the area & beyond. Tells descriptive stories with a commanding voice. Also allows you to see other places of interest to visit while in Independence. It was a great experience;...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary G
Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your tour and thank you for the great review! Happy Trails To You~

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Sherry J
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Im interested in any tours tou would have that would involve the mormon history. Do you offer something like this?
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Connie B
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Response from LeeLinda B | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how long you want. We went on the shortest ride.
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