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 Farmstay

1.Bonne Terre Louisiana (Breaux Bridge, LA)

Guests will experience a pleasant, leisurely stay with no farm responsibilities, unless they elect to have some. Personalized scheduled farm tours are offered.

2.Arcadia Farm & Inn (Arcadia, WI)

The “Great Outdoors” is right here! Our recreation includes some of the best hunting, fishing, camping, and canoeing areas around.

3.Rainbow Ridge Farms (Onalaska, WI)

Tucked in a beautiful coulee of the Driftless Region, you can retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy an award winning farm-stay vacation.

4.Briggs Outdoors (Winona, MN)

The rustic three-bedroom farmhouse includes a mix of antiques (including a working wood stove and cider press) and modern amenities, including a fully equipped kitchen.

See results for Best of the River 2019

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.