Road Tripping the Great River Road: 18 Trips Along the Upper Mississippi River (Paperback)

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A Classic American Road Trip

Updated and Expanded The second edition of the popular guide to travel along the Mississippi River now includes more river towns and more ways to get the most from a trip (or many trips) along the Mississippi River.

Explore the quiet spaces and bustling places along the Great River Road, from historic small towns to culturally rich big cities. Find out which hikes come with dramatic views of the Mississippi River and which day cruises offer the best chance to spot wildlife. Get recommendations about which museums are worth your time and where to find good local music. Discover which festivals offer quirky fun, and where to sample regional food specialties such as a juicy lucy, wild rice and walleye, and gooey butter cake.

The book includes:

  • 18 regional tours from northern Minnesota to southern Illinois
  • The author's unique take on local and regional history
  • Parks and recreation areas to hike and camp along the Mississippi River
  • Tips to save you time and money
  • How to get on the river (outfitters, cruises)
  • Where to eat and sleep at locally-owned establishments

Author Dean Klinkenberg has been exploring the places along the Mississippi River and the Great River Road since 2007. He's found a wealth of underappreciated treasures awaiting visitors.

Are you ready to explore one of the best American road trips? Buy Road Tripping Along the Great River Road and start your trip today.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781735242859
ISBN-10: 1735242853
Publisher: Travel Passages
Publication Date: May 5th, 2022
Pages: 422
Language: English