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 Motel

1.Inn On the River (Trempealeau, WI)

Located in downtown Trempealeau, guests are minutes from the town’s quaint restaurants, stores and many outdoor opportunities. Each room has views of the Mississippi River.

2.Up Town Motor Inn  (Clarksdale, MS)

Motel in Downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi with basic amenities and central location.

3.Best Western (Prairie du Chien, WI)

All our rooms have a living room area, microwave, refrigerator, and more. Guests choose from whirlpool suites or theme suites that showcase the special history of the area.

4.Fountain Motel (Fountain City, WI)

A travelers’ favorite stop on The Wisconsin Great River Road since 1961. Thirteen comfortable themed rooms where you can unwind amid scenic beauty.

5.Grandview Motel (Ferryville, WI)

The Grandview Motel in Ferryville, WI is located at the foot of the bluffs and overlooks the Mississippi River. Features 9 rooms all with a spectacular panoramic views.

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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.