Wineries to try along the northern Great River Road

Summer is a great time to explore a new winery! Just grab a glass of red, white or rosé, sit back, sip and relax. Here are some can’t-miss wineries along the northern Great River Road. Seven Hawks Vineyards In beautiful Fountain City, Wisconsin is Seven Hawks Vineyards. Located on steep bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River […]

Four cities to visit on the Great River Road

Spring is a great time to hop in the car and see things come alive! Here are four vibrant cities along the Great River Road that offer a great mix of activities and attractions. Red Wing, Minnesota There’s a lot to do in this charming community southeast of Minneapolis, which has plenty of outdoor beauty […]

Fall color hotspots

Peak fall colors are arriving in the northern states along the Mississippi River. The Great River Road will take you through the heart of this splendor, passing some spectacular lookouts along the way. See a listing of scenic overlooks here. And here are some of the spots where fall colors are spectacular this month. Garvin […]