Ice on the Mississippi River

We’ve had a run of cold weather in St. Louis for a couple of weeks now, so ice floes are a common sight on the Mississippi River. I took advantage of the cold weather (how often do I get to say that!) to take some photos along the downtown St. Louis riverfront and of

By | 2018-02-08T20:00:37+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Blogging the Great River Road|0 Comments

Missouri’s Great River Road

The Great River Road in Missouri passes through historic small towns, like internationally famous Hannibal, but if you get just a little off the highway, you can easily find dense bottomland forests, sand bars, overlooks, and great hikes. Scroll through the images in this gallery to help figure out what you want to visit next.

By | 2017-11-18T13:04:50+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Of Places|0 Comments

Ah, geez. Another pop-up? Yep! But if you sign up for updates, I’ll send you a free, full-color PDF of Small Town Pleasures, your guide to the most interesting small Mississippi River towns. You’ll save five bucks!

This is a limited time offer, so sign up today.

We value your privacy and will never spam you. You will receive updates about new books and offers, site updates, and news from the Mississippi Valley. You can unsubscribe whenever you want.