If your budget is tight this year and your dream trip to Venice is on hold, now is a great time to hit the road to get reacquainted with the history and culture of the Mississippi Valley. And what could be more fun than visiting festivals along the river that mix history and culture with
The frontier priest traveled the Mississippi River to serve tiny parishes. His buildings still grace many rivertowns.
The Government Bridge from Davenport, Iowa to Arsenal Island (photo taken Jan 2015). See more photos here.
Overlook #9 of 13: Looking toward Davenport, Iowa from the Clocktower on Arsenal Island (photo taken July 2008). See more pictures here. Looking toward Davenport, Iowa
Looking down on the Centennial Bridge from Davenport, Iowa (photo taken May 2007). See more Pictures here. Centennial Bridge from Davenport, Iowa
A look down from the clock tower at the Rock Island Arsenal, toward the Government Bridge, Lock and Dam 15, and downtown Davenport, Iowa (photo taken July 2008). See more photos here. Looking toward Davenport, Iowa