Explore the “local” in well known (and not-so-well-known) Midwest river cities and towns. Spotlighting destinations in the American Midwest and occasionally farther afield, discover cities and towns whose identity is influenced by their river location …
Prairie du Chien travelogue is now posted! Also Cassville, WI and a return visit to Guttenberg, IA! See Below For The Links …
Every month, or as our travel schedule allows, we’ll publish a new or expanded travelogue about one or more Midwest River Cities. Check the menu above for those cities and towns we’ve identified … there are over three dozen for starters!
In each of our in depth travelogues, you’ll see these features:
- Local Restaurants (Especially Those With Historical Interest)
- Area Attractions
- Outdoor Attractions & How To Experience The River
- Independent Shops
- “The Oldest Bar In Town”
- Who Doesn’t Love A Good Bakery?
- Trivia & More!
Pique your travel curiosity and start planning your next day trip, weekend, or longer stay!
Here’s Our (Growing) List Of Published Travelogues …
Prairie du Chien, WI: We had a blast visiting Wisconsin’s 2nd oldest city and covered a lot of ground in one weekend … see it at Visiting Prairie du Chien: One Weekend, 20 Essential Destinations
See our travelogue about this wonderful SW Wisconsin river town right here …
“Visiting Peoria: One Day, 25 Local Gems”
“Distinctly Dubuque: 30+ Locally Loved Dubuque Destinations”
“Visit Guttenberg: Iowa’s Gem on the Upper Mississippi” Click Here
“Galena: Off The Tourist Track & Under The Radar” See Galena Here
“5 Reasons To Love Beloit”
“Be A Forest City Local: 25 Uniquely Rockford Destinations”
“Downtown Naperville: Get To Know These 12 Local Gems”
Our Upcoming Midwest River Cities Travelogues: A Return Visit To Beloit, WI