Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. visiting inspiring MLK monuments, historical parks, institutes, and museums all year round. At these institutions visitors can learn about the Civil Rights Movement, King’s life and involvement in the movement, black history, and more.
To stay balanced while traveling along the river. Included these spots (some hot, some not) as a stop along the way!
The most northern reaches of the Mississippi River and All-American Great River Road offer unique and beautiful vistas that evolve with the seasons.
Spring is the best time of the year to get out and hike, especially along the Snake River in the southern regions of Idaho. Wildflowers, unique landforms and rock formations, and epic panoramic views await those who head out on the trails.
Creatures great and small are well represented along the Mississippi, from impressive aquariums to sprawling zoos. Find all your favorite animals.
La Crosse Winter Roots Festival is an invitation to celebrate local and regional music, cuisine, artists, makers, brewers, and distillers from the greater La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Communities gather all the time along the Great River Road. Here are some festival opportunities for you to join in on the laughter and fun.
Looking for a unique cinema experience? These Great River Road theaters offer classic entertainment and cool, historic vibes
Kick off the new year right! With the new year approaching, a relaxing staycation at a unique hotel could be the perfect way to celebrate New Year’s Eve, or get a jump start on your travel bucket list.
Spend the night at these unique stays, from tranquil retreats to trendy hotels. When it’s time to take a break from the road, there’s no reason you can’t do it in style!
You’ll find welcoming locals and plenty of open space on your next winter road trip to Little Falls. Cross country skiing and winter…
Each state along the Great River Road offers unique winter activities. Visit these riverside communities to see how they have fun when the cold-front moves in.
From popular indoor spaces like Union Station to the beautiful garden paths at Powell Gardens, Kansas City lights up around the holidays and is a great place to get your fill of holiday lights and cheer!
While there are many challenging trails for cross country skiers who get out each year, there are also great opportunities for beginners and first time skiers on trail systems throughout Minnesota.
If you’re on the hunt for new winter adventures and experiences, Montana is a great place to look this winter season.
River Travel Magazine is excited to announce the 2021 Best Holiday River Town Contest winners!
From St. Louis to Minneapolis, fans of Mark Twain’s life and legacy can experience his exciting adventures and travels firsthand on a Mississippi River cruise.
Take a day, get off the beaten path, and taste your way through some of the most beautiful areas of the country!
The Saint Louis Art Museum’s Art Along the Rivers exhibition highlights a particularly inspiring section called “Art as Advocate,” which displays how visual art served as a form of recognition and representation of oppression, history, and violence throughout the history of the St. Louis region.
Listed as one of the Great Places in America and a National Historic Landmark and District, Balboa Park is one of San Diego’s hidden gems, and a wonderland for museum aficionados.
Thanksgiving is a great time to travel if you’re looking to skip family dinner this November and explore a new city’s holiday traditions and events.
Public art gives you a glimpse of the soul of a community. Want to really get to know the people of the Great River Road?
The Chicago Loop has a buzzing arts scene waiting to be explored, from the magnificent architecture and art museums to the beloved public art and amazing live performances.
The pizza pit stops along the Mississippi River offer slices of local goodness. Stop in for a slice or two, and enjoy the different takes on pizza up and down the Great River Road!