RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: The Great River Road

Aug 06, 2016 View Comments by

This National Scenic Byway traces the mighty Mississippi River from Minnesota to Louisiana, passing by Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee, and Wisconsin along the way. America’s longest river slices through the country’s heartland, meandering past charming river towns and major cities. In Minnesota the journey begins near the Mississippi’s headwaters at Lake Itasca […]

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Retracing the Lewis & Clark Trail Across America

Aug 01, 2012 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER editor James T. Parks will lead a small party of volunteers along a land route that generally parallels the 1804-06 (mostly waterborne) route of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson consummated one of the sweetest real estate deals in American history by purchasing the Louisiana territory from France. Jefferson chose […]

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