Getting the Most from the Great River Road

The Great River Road along Lake Pepin The Mississippi River Parkway Commission, the folks responsible for marketing the Great River Road, are celebrating their 75th birthday this month, and they don’t look a day over 25! The Great River Road is the realization of an idea that is almost as old as the

By | September 24th, 2013|About the Mississippi Valley|1 Comment

Getting Off the Beaten Path

On your road trip along the Mississippi River, check these lesser known sites..

By | February 6th, 2012|About the Mississippi Valley|0 Comments

Road Tripping on the Great River Road

A few tips to make your road trip on the Great River Road more fun.

By | January 16th, 2012|About the Mississippi Valley|0 Comments

Southern Illinois

I feel restless. I have spent too much time working at the home office and need to get out, get away, right away. I need a trip. I love visiting new places, new countries. I want to explore new territory, even though leaving the US in the next hour or two seems unlikely. Where can

By | September 23rd, 2006|Blogging the Great River Road|0 Comments