Take a step back in time as you follow this self-guided walking tour which will take you beyond the tourist areas where you can explore neighborhoods with beautiful 19th Century homes, buildings with unique histories, and maybe a surprise or two Hannibal, MO is best known as the boyhood home of author Mark Twain. As you walk the streets of Hannibal it isn't hard to imagine Tom Sawyer painting a fence, Huck Finn getting his raft ready to travel the Mississippi River and Becky Thatcher buying hair ribbons at the general store. 17 Stops are highlighted on this 5-mile walk where you will learn more about the town and its famous residents. Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks and explore off of the beaten path.