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Great River Road

Address: MN
Phone Number: 763-212-2560
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Ranked #421 of 622 Activities in Minnesota
Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving, Viewing foliage, Shopping
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Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving, Viewing foliage, Shopping
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Rowlett, TX
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We've seen the Mississippi in Louisiana and Mississippi, but when we were planning a trip to Minnesota, we decided to visit the headwaters of the great river as it comes out of Lake Itasca. We were glad we did! From a small beginning of not more than 12 feet across we saw the Mississippi grow to the 1+ mile across... More 

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Addison, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Took off on a Friday and drove to East Dubuque IL where I stayed at Timmermans. Up early on Saturday to cross the Mighty Mississippi River to catch the sunrise. Took a wrong turn and ended up in the parking lot of a convent on the west bank of the river...just in time for the most beautiful, peaceful sunrise, Followed... More 

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