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About Pioneer Trails Adventures
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 White House. We give tours from single parties to tour buses filling a wagon train of covered wagons. Add the finishing touch to a perfect wedding with an intimate wedding adventure ride.
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Alexys B wrote a review Oct 2020
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Super Fun! If you are into history and cowboys you will love this. Ralph is an excellent host on his covered wagon ride and an amazing story teller. We learned so much and were on the edge of our seats for the whole ride. Don’t Be cheap- do the longer ride- worth it!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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BucknerMainer wrote a review Oct 2020
Buckner27 contributions2 helpful votes
My 13, 14, and 15 year old grandchildren needed a break from their “virtual” schooling, so we took the City Limits tour. What a great way to learn the history of Independence from the early pioneers, Civil War, the infamous James brothers, to the life of President Truman. I was concerned my technology dependent crew could put their phones for an hour, but I needn’t have worried. They were enthralled, and talked about it all the way home. It was a perfect history lesson and a trip they won’t forget. Thanks Ralph, and Bess and Miss Margaret - two beautiful Missouri Mules.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures
Responded Oct 5, 2020
I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed the expedience! Thank you for the review, Happy Trails to You!
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aziffle3429 wrote a review Sep 2020
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My family and I really enjoyed this wagon ride. The guide was excellent and knew a lot of history of Independence, MO and the surrounding area. It was very informative and entertaining! When I can, I will take their other tours.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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gpotterlaw wrote a review Sep 2020
Liberty, Missouri1 contribution
Awesome tour of downtown Independence. Tour guide was funny and knowledgeable. The mules were steady and quality animals which were treated well. Learned a lot about the settlers and 49s, and their great migration west. Also learned about Truman.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Memakf629 wrote a review Sep 2020
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We had a delightful full city tour of Independence, riding in a covered wagon pulled by the famous Missouri mules. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining as he filled us with stories about the sites we passed by. Independence has a rich history from pioneer days, as well as being the home of Harry and Bess Truman. Well worth the ticket price.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Ralph G, Owner at Pioneer Trails Adventures
Responded Sep 8, 2020
Thank you for joining us and the great review! I'm glad you enjoyed it and wish you Happy Trails!
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