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Great River Road

Wisconsin 35, WI
+1 800-658-9424
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Beautiful

We enjoyed our drive along a short part of this Road ! Beautiful scenery and unique little towns... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
WisconsinChippy
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Northern Wisconsin
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One of America's great drives!

Fabulous views all along the Mississippi River. Gorgeous scenery! All stretches are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Raintree_Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Part of a 3,000-mile network of roads called the Great River Road National Scenic Byway, Wisconsin's Great River Road is made up of several highways covering about 300 miles from Kieler in the state's southwestern corner to St. Croix Falls, about an hour northeast of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
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Wisconsin 35, WI
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our drive along a short part of this Road ! Beautiful scenery and unique little towns with great places to stop! We are going to put it on our list of things to do and complete the entire trip.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Fabulous views all along the Mississippi River. Gorgeous scenery! All stretches are beautiful throughout the year!

1  Thank Raintree_Thailand
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We've travelled just the small part of this road - from gardens in StCloud to LaCrosse, but enjoyed it immensely. Really scenic - some parts are in a full view of Mississippi and the view is breath-taking. Also there are a few of small nice...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We drove the Great River Road from just out of St. Paul to Prairie du Chein. It took about 5 hours including s few stops for pictures, snacks and restroom. It follows the Mississippi through small towns and some just a building or two. There...More

1  Thank MrsPickle
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

From Prescott, Wisconsin south, winding along the Mississippi...Expect some of most romantic vistas of high rocky bluffs with eagles in flight, sailboats and steamboats -- even commercial fishermen moving with the current of the Big River. At Bay City, Maiden Rock, Stockholm and Pepin, there...More

1  Thank Triponeill
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

My daughter and son-in-law live in Wisconsin and my other daughter and I drove from Oklahoma to visit them. We left the Madison area and drove to Lacrosse, Wisconsin , and stayed at the Grandstay Hotel where we had a two bedroom suite. We had...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

but i have seen better. You can often not see the river and the landscape isn't too special. It still beats the interstate though

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Every fall, a few girlfriends spend the day on Wisconsin's Great River Road crisscrossing the Mississippi River from Prescott, to Red Wing, Maiden Rock, Pepin, Wabasha, Alma, Trempealeau, and meandering our way down to LaCrosse. Each of these river towns have their own heritage and...More

2  Thank toes-sand-toes
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Go down this road. Seriously. You'll see amazing things, meet nice people, discover great food and get in touch with America's "aorta" in a very special way. I'd make this trip again--cannot imagine it getting old. Talk about spacious skies and amber waves of grain....More

2  Thank KOSTx
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I had no idea how beautiful this part of the country is. We started in Prairie du Chien and drove north until we crossed over in RedWing, MN. It was high summer but mid-week and uncrowded. Gorgeous scenery, plenty of places to stop. Be sure...More

2  Thank ebshepard
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Arul D
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Sorry for delay, the area is southwest Wisconsin border -- from Prescott through LaCrosse...
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