The Great Mississippi River Road
A Tailor-Made Fly-Drive Holiday to The Great Lakes, USA
Arrive in Minneapolis located on the beautiful Great River Road renowned for its culture, shopping and entertainment. Explore the scenic byways surrounding the city that showcase its beautiful lakes and parkways. Trace the Mississippi to the pretty river town of La Crosse before arriving in Galena, a charming town full of 19th century buildings and evidence of the steam boating era.
Your journey continues along the river to Nauvoo, boasting over 60 restored historic sites and museums. Arrive in Hannibal where the legacy of Mark Twain is alive and well before heading south to the historic town of Alton at the confluence of three mighty rivers.
Continuing to shadow the mighty Mississippi you will arrive at the charming village of Ste Genevieve deep in the heart of the Chaumette Vineyards. Your route then heads south via Memphis and Vicksburg to New Orleans where you will catch your flight home.
Enjoy a cruise on a nostalgic riverboat and follow in the footsteps of Mark Twain
At the confluence of the Mississippi, Illinois and Missouri rivers.
Full of historic buildings set in picturesque scenery with excellent bird watching.
A shopping mecca surrounded by lakes and parkways
Chaumette Vineyards and Winery
Take a tour and sample the wines.
Great River Road
Follow the meandering Mississippi with its fantastic scenery
Grand Rounds Scenic Byway
Drive around the stunning parks and lakes surrounding Minneapolis
Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway
Explore rich history with rolling hills, lush forests and sparkiling rivers