HannibalHannibal is a city in Missouri. It is located approximately 100 miles northwest of St. Louis and is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River.
Hannibal is best known as the boyhood home of author Samuel Longhorn Clemens, more commonly known as Mark Twain. Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are set in Hannibal. Many historical sites in the city revolve around Twain and his writings, which occupy a prominent place in the history of the Underground Railroad era.
By carFrom the south: U.S. Route 69 or U.S. Route 71.
From the west: U.S. route 36
From the east: Interstate 72
From the north: U.S. Routes 61/24
By busBurlington Trailways operates daily buses in each direction between St. Louis and places in Iowa, stopping in Hannibal.
By planeAmerican Airlines partner Cape Air operate flights from St. Louis to nearby (28 miles away) Quincy, Illinois.
address: 120 N Main St
phone: +1 573 221-2100address: 505 N Third St
phone: +1 573 221-4140address: 1000 Bird
address: 300 Cave Hollow Road
address: 3rd St & Hill St
The Becky Thatcher Restaurantaddress: 213 N. 3rd Street
address: 11069 New London RoadA bed and breakfast and restaurant in a beautiful mansion where Mark Twain himself stayed.
Travelers interested in the creative works of Mark Twain might also head west along U.S. Route 36 to Marceline, childhood home of another creative genius, Walt Disney.