Take This Road Trip To The Most Charming Great River Road Towns In Iowa

Taking the Great River Road in Iowa along the eastern border is a rite of passage for most Hawkeye State travelers. Not only does it give you amazing views of the Mississippi River, but it also takes you to some of the state’s most picturesque towns. Here are six towns along the way you won’t want to miss – and some amazing things to do while you’re there.

Have you taken the Great River Road in Iowa before? We’ve only scratched the surface of the dozens of towns you can visit along the way, so let us know your favorite stops in the comments section. If you’re hungry while in Guttenberg, check out this unique cafe and general store.

Address: Lansing, IA 52151, USA
Address: Red Barn Campground & Restaurant, 2609 Main St, Lansing, IA 52151, USA
Address: McGregor, IA 52157, USA
Address: Pikes Peak State Park, 32264 Pikes Peak Rd, McGregor, IA 52157, USA
Address: Guttenberg, IA 52052, USA
Address: PromiseLand Winery, 39053 Great River Rd, Guttenberg, IA 52052, USA
Address: Bellevue, IA 52031, USA
Address: Le Claire, IA 52753, USA
Address: Bierstube LeClaire, 1001 Canal Shore Dr SW, Le Claire, IA 52753, USA
Address: Wapello, IA 52653, USA
Address: Odessa Vineyards and Winery, 10448 77th St, Wapello, IA 52653, USA