Best of the River is focused on the best attractions, accommodations,  food & drink, and trails & tours along the Great River Road from northern Minnesota down to the Gulf of Mexico.

Best Cabin

1.Pere Marquette State Park (Grafton, IL)

Native stone and rustic timbers blend with the new to provide first-class accommodations in an historical setting. 50 spacious guest rooms and 22 stone guest cabin rooms.

2.Shack Up Inn (Clarksdale, MS)

Immerse yourself in the history found within these restored sharecropper shacks. Walk the grounds around the original cotton gin and find a mechanized cotton picker.

3.The Cabin (Trempealeau, WI)

Offering perfect accommodations for a family vacation or a romantic getaway and is also ideal for those who enjoy fishing, hunting, canoeing, birding, hiking or biking.

4.Pine Point Lodge (Potosi, WI)

Pine Point Lodge, Potosi, Wisconsin, invites you to relax in their 5-Star rental cabins nestled in the bluffs of the Mississippi River in beautiful southwest Wisconsin.

5.Grumpsters Log Cabins (McGregor, IA)

Grumpster Cabins, in the Mississippi Valley, are custom log homes designed with rustic comfort in mind, from their decor, to the log furniture, fireplace, and porch.

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In 2019, thousands submitted their Best of The River choices in categories ranging from best cultural trail, best monument, best public art, best river boat tour, best brewery and more.