One of the nation's most important and interesting byways is the scenic, 3,000-mile Great River Road. This National Scenic Byway roughly follows the path of the Mississippi River, from Minnesota to Louisiana, through 10 states total. Here are 10 stops to see along the way.
The Illinois section of the Great River Road gives an overview of the complete timeline of American history while highlighting the beauty and wonder of the Mississippi River. Learn more about this scenic byway.