Tag Archives | Mississippi River

Get to Know a River Town

When you travel along the Mississippi River, it doesn’t take long to figure out that part of the charm is the small towns and big cities of the river valley. The Mississippi Valley Traveler guidebooks cover those river towns from Hastings, Minnesota to the Quad Cities, with comprehensive coverage of each community’s history, and suggestions […]

Share Button
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Song of the Day: Mississippi River, Let Your Water Flow by Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

Bluegrass artists have, over the years, written many songs about the Mississippi River, an interest that continues to today. Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver are arguably among the best bluegrass artists out there today. You can find this song about letting the river take you home–Mississippi River, Let Your Flow–on their 2007 CD called More Behind […]

Share Button
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Picture of the Day: Confluence Panoramas

I’m lucky enough to live a short 20-minute drive from the point where North America’s two longest rivers meet. which means I get a lot of opportunities to photograph the confluence and to do so at different times of year. The two panoramas below were taken at a time when both rivers were near historically […]

Share Button
Read full story Comments { 0 }