Visit the Gateway Arch - The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, is a 630-foot monument that offers stunning views of the city and the Mississippi River

Explore Mark Twain's Hometown - Hannibal, Missouri, was the childhood home of Mark Twain

Visit the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium - Located in Dubuque, Iowa, the museum and aquarium offer a fascinating look at the history

Drive the Wisconsin Great River Road - The Wisconsin Great River Road offers scenic drives and plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation

Take a Riverboat Cruise - Many towns along the Great River Road offer riverboat cruises that provide a unique perspective on the Mississippi River

Explore Historic River Towns - The Great River Road is home to many historic towns and cities, including Galena, Illinois

Visit Vicksburg National Military Park - The park in Vicksburg, Mississippi, commemorates the Civil War siege of the city and offers tours

See the Great River Road State Park - Located in Minnesota, the state park offers hiking trails, camping, and stunning views of the Mississippi River

Take a Scenic Drive - The Great River Road offers some of the most scenic drives in the United States