The Mississippi River is over 2000 miles long and stretches across 10 US States. It’s packed full of history and is an area I would love to learn more about. This photo essay will include various views of the River from 3 different Midwest States: Iowa, Illinois and Missouri!
Pike’s Peak State Park – McGregor
Eagle Point Park – Dubuque
Mines of Spain (Julien Dubuque Memorial Tower) – Dubuque
Centennial Bridge – Davenport
Chestnut Mountain Resort – Galena
Chain of Rocks Bridge – Madison (Route 66)
Gateway Arch – East St Louis
Top of the ‘Gateway Arch’ – St Louis
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Which is your favourite Mississippi River view point? Have you seen it in one of the other 7 States? I’d love to know if the surrounding scenery looks different the further south it goes!