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Amazing vistas all around

We drove a lot of the Wisconsin Great River Road and everything we saw was just breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Dave C
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Provo, United States
Scenic Drive around Wisconsin-Southern MN

We spent a glorious week on vacation in Bluff Country. It is a very beautiful and relaxing area... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
jeff n sally c
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minnesota
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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...more
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

We drove a lot of the Wisconsin Great River Road and everything we saw was just breathtaking. Wonderful people along the river, very helpful volunteers at the interpretive centers, and just small-town fun! Lots of "local color" and a perfect way to learn more about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We enjoyed our journey on this road, bluffs were cool and entertained the kids as well as us parents. Will plan this route again

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AnneW1565
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We spent a glorious week on vacation in Bluff Country. It is a very beautiful and relaxing area with lots of cute little small towns that feel very laid back and like a step back in time. This drive is amazing, many nice views for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jeff n sally c
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank WisconsinChippy
Reviewed 7 October 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Raintree_Thailand
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

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank MrsWM
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank MrsPickle
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

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Triponeill
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

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank AHCIR
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jurgen B
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Sorry for delay, the area is southwest Wisconsin border -- from Prescott through LaCrosse...
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