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Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Visiting Dauphin Island Alabama

If you are traveling along the Mississippi-Alabama Gulf Coast Scenic Drive (Hwy 90), take detour to experience the unique, low key, friendly community of Dauphin Island. No Casinos, No high-rise hotels, very light traffic, but […]

Other Scenic Drives

Favorite Scenic Fall Color Drives

Wisconsin, Minnesota, UP Fall Color Fall color change is beginning in Wisconsin; we are starting to see the lime green peeking out among the wooded hillsides. Looks like it might be a week or two […]

Apalachicola Sunrise
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Gulf Scenic Drive – Highway 98

Gulf Coast Scenic Drive – Rosemary Beach to Apalachicola Previous Article: Scenic Highway 30A Destin to Rosemary Beach Rosemary Beach to Panama City Beach After Rosemary Beach Scenic Highway 30A rejoins highway 98 and the […]


Great River Road

River Road Fall Color

Winona to Wabasha Fall Color Drive One of the favorite fall color drive loops along the Minnesota-Wisconsin Great River Road stretches from Wabasha to Winona on both sides of the river. In the third week […]

Great River Road

Nelson Creamery Great River Road

Restaurant Review – Nelson Creamery, Nelson Wisconsin About 50 cars filled the Nelson Creamery customer parking lot on a Thursday afternoon in little Nelson, Wisconsin on Hwy 35 – the Wisconsin Great River Road Scenic […]

SW Wisconsin Cheese Country

Gravity Hill Shullsburg, Wisconsin

Coasting Uphill on Gravity Hill About a mile south of historic Shullsburg, Wisconsin is an interesting and fun phenomenon that must be seen and experienced to believe. Some would say there are mystic forces involved. […]

Potosi Brewery Restaurant
Great River Road

Potosi Brewery Pub & Restaurant

Potosi Brewery Pub Restaurant Dining Review One of the attractions along the Wisconsin side of the Great River Road north of Dubuque is visiting the historic Potosi Brewery. A worthwhile visit for a brewery tour […]


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Great River Road

Visiting Dubuque Iowa

Things to See and Do Visiting Dubuque, Iowa   Located on the Iowa side of the Upper Mississippi River Road Scenic Drive, Dubuque holds claim to Iowa’s oldest city. Named after French-Canadian fur trader Julien […]


manatee springs state park
Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Manatee Springs State Park

Campground Review: Manatee Springs State Park, Chiefland, Florida Manatee Springs is located along the legendary Suwannee River about 6 miles west of Chiefland Florida. The Spring pool maintains a 72 degree temperature year round which […]