The beginning of the Mississippi River at Lake Itasca, MN (photo taken Oct 2013). See more photos here.
So many overlooks, so little time. I like to get to the top of as many bluffs as I can, which means I have a lot of pictures looking down on the river from points on high. In the next several weeks, I’m going to showcase some of those pictures, a new overlook each week […]
Mississippi River Podcast
Comments From Readers
“If you are planning to take the Great River Road along the Mississippi River…be sure to take along these new travel guides by Dean Klinkenberg… Actually, the books are entertaining to read without leaving your chair.”
–Becky Sisco, Big River Magazine, Jan/Feb 2010.
“Hey, Just found, read and finished your Lansing to Le Claire. Being a 78 year old that has followed the Mississippi, up and down, all my life, I thought I had little more to learn about the cities, villages and crossroads along the river. Not So! Absolutley loved your book. Great history, great descriptions, great humor. Just top notch!
Thanks for the great writing.
–Don Staats, Onalaska, Wisconsin