The Great River Road

User: corderm
Dates: 12 Sep 2017 - 18 Sep 2017
Duration: 6 days, 2 hours

Fall trip along the Mississippi River, from its start in Minnesota to its end in New Orleans. Trip organized by Adventure Caravan Tours.

Monday 18 Sep 2017 12:46

Posted: Sept. 18, 2017, 5:46 p.m.

Monday 18 Sep 2017 11:04

Posted: Sept. 18, 2017, 4:04 p.m.

Monday 18 Sep 2017 10:38

We went exploring in town; saw Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, went out on a pier on Lake Bemidji, and posed with a friendly spider on the wall of a business.

Posted: Sept. 18, 2017, 3:38 p.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 13:42

We have arrived at the kick-off point for our caravan adventure, Bemidji, MN. We will be here for 4 nights; the caravan doesn't officially start for two more days.

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 7:30

On the road at 7:20 AM with clear skies and 38 degree temperature.

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 12:30 p.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 18:49

This is a very nice KOA! A couple of pics I took while we walked around the grounds.

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 11:49 p.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 18:37

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 11:37 p.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 15:22

One of us has an insatiable attraction to these types of stores! This one is in Bismarck, ND, where we are spending the night in a nearby KOA campground.

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 8:22 p.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 10:20

We crossed into North Dakota this morning, and stopped at a scenic turnout for a bowl of cereal and the beautiful view.

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 3:20 p.m.

Friday 15 Sep 2017 14:25

Just arrived in Miles City, Montana. We drove 336 miles today and it rained on us every foot of the way! We lunched at a historic bar that was built in 1907 called Montana Bar. We then went to the Water Works Museum for a free tour of local artists' work. We stayed at the KOA, which was the second KOA ever opened.

Posted: Sept. 15, 2017, 8:25 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 14:34

We stayed at Ennis RV Village, a short distance away from downtown Ennis. We walked the downtown area as a thunderstorm approached, but finished before the rain could soak us. As I write this note at 5 pm, it is raining and 44 degrees.

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 8:34 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 9:55

We stopped to make breakfast in a rest area, then discovered that there were two geocaches nearby that we had to grab. One was an earth cache pertaining to a lava formation at the rest stop, so we walked the trails through the lava formation and gathered the information we needed.

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 3:55 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 8:03

Another beautiful morning sky. We hit the road at 7:30 and had an enjoyable and scenic 310 mile drive through Idaho and into Montana.

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 2:03 p.m.

Wednesday 13 Sep 2017 14:42

Night number two will be at Golden Spike RV in Brigham City, Utah. Nice little spot.

Posted: Sept. 13, 2017, 8:42 p.m.

Wednesday 13 Sep 2017 14:33

Quaint downtown area. This pic was taken outside of the local quilt store (where we left some $$).

Posted: Sept. 13, 2017, 8:33 p.m.

Wednesday 13 Sep 2017 10:58

I am sure that this will be the first of many Cracker Barrel stops. This happens to be the very first one we ever ate at, many years ago.

Posted: Sept. 13, 2017, 4:58 p.m.

Wednesday 13 Sep 2017 9:42

Needed a little more than half a tank. Ouch.

Posted: Sept. 13, 2017, 3:42 p.m.

Wednesday 13 Sep 2017 7:05

Our sunrise this morning in Cedar City. We hit the road at 7:30, headed to Brigham City, Utah.

Posted: Sept. 13, 2017, 1:05 p.m.

Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 15:55

First stop: KOA Campground in Cedar City, Utah.

Posted: Sept. 12, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 14:13

Passing through the Virgin River Gorge, just before the state of Utah.

Posted: Sept. 12, 2017, 8:13 p.m.

Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 8:00

We are off on our big adventure! We hit the road just before 8:00 am.

Posted: Sept. 12, 2017, 3 p.m.

The Great River Road

User: corderm
Dates: 12 Sep 2017 - 18 Sep 2017
Duration: 6 days, 2 hours

Fall trip along the Mississippi River, from its start in Minnesota to its end in New Orleans. Trip organized by Adventure Caravan Tours.

Beautiful!!

I love the trail in the woods! Peaceful!!

Rained half the day, but it is finally about over.

Rain passed?

Thanks for sharing! Cute selfie!

Village Dry Goods in Brigham City, UT
Cute shop!

What quilt shop is that?

Drive safe, and enjoy the beauty of each state you're in. 😁

Paula

Those mountains are beautiful