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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, more popularly known as Mark Twain, was a well regarded humorist and author. His best work is The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which is often referred to as the great American novel. But did you know that Mark Twain often spent summers in Elmira, New York? In fact, he is also buried there with his wife and children.


If you are a Mark Twain fan, then get your friends together, get on a bus rental in New York and go to Elmira!


A bus rental in New York can help you go to these places:


Woodlawn Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery is where Mark Twain, his wife and his children are all buried. You can find the granite monument that marks his grave standing 12 feet tall. Join the tradition and leave a cigar on his grave.


The Mark Twain Study

Mark Twain wrote his best works inside his octagonal study. The study is now located inside the Elmira college campus and very much open to the public. Mark Twain described it as the loveliest study one ever saw as it offers both a stunning view of everything around while also providing quiet isolation.


USA Today has named it as the number one literary attraction in the country.


Visitors to the Mark Twain Study can go on guided tours conducted daily by Elmira College students.


Other activities in Elmira College


You can go to Hamilton Hall to catch the Mark Twain Exhibit. You can also view the statues of both Mark Twain and his wife, Olivia Langdon.


Trolley into Twain Country

If you are visiting Elmira in July or August, you might want to go on the "Trolley into Twain Country" tour, where you can get on The Elmiran and be regaled by the area's history and get factoids about Mark Twain, where he lived and wrote. You could also see the beautiful Victorian styled homes and other interesting places.


A bus rental in New York can take you to all these places. But if you do not want to travel far, you can try the Mark Twain's New York Walking Tour, which takes you all around the Big Apple and helps you see the connection between the City and the well-known author.



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