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Posts that highlight cool places and events along the Mississippi River.

Destination of the Day: St. Louis Riverfront Trail

View along the St. Louis Riverfront Trail The St. Louis Riverfront Trail runs 11 miles from downtown to the Chain of Rocks Bridge, through an industrial landscape, past two 100 year old bridges, and along the only stretch of the Upper Mississippi River south of Minneapolis that has no commercial navigation. Not a

By |2016-10-21T15:28:29-05:00August 13th, 2013|Destination of the Day|0 Comments

Destination of the Day: Ted Shanks Conservation Area

Ted Shanks Conversation Area; south of Hannibal, MO For August, the Destination of the Day department will feature places in my home state, Missouri. We'll start it off with 6,800 acres of wetlands and floodplain forest south of Hannibal at Ted Shanks Conservation Area. Visit the area to wander around the wetlands or

By |2016-10-21T15:28:30-05:00August 6th, 2013|Destination of the Day|0 Comments