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Great River Road

Stretching from La Crosse to Stockholm, the Wisconsin part of the Mississippi River winds along scenic views and offers quaint stops. Things to do along the Great River Road include Buena Vista Park, the Great River Road Wine Trail, The Monarch Public House and the Mississippi River Pearl Jewelry Company.

Hit these diverse historic sites and museums on a road trip along the Mississippi.
Spend a weekend meandering along the Mississippi from Hannibal, Missouri to Memphis, and you’ll find yourself dreaming of riverboats and blue suede shoes.
There are thousands of Midwest attractions worth seeing, but when you only get one lifetime to see it all, you’ve gotta be a little choosy. This list of nearly 100 things to do features our top tips...
More than 30 small river towns—filled with niche-yet-fascinating museums, creameries, art galleries and pretty inns—dot the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River along Wisconsin’s stretch of the...
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Gail Pommerening’s flock of birds stares at me with glowing pastel eyes. Their colorful hand-painted feathers almost shimmer in tiny Art and Soul, Gail’s treasure...

The Mississippi River is your constant companion along the Great River Road, but the river towns between La Crosse and Prescott lure you off the road.