See The Countryside From Your Car Along This Stunning, Iconic Scenic Byway

If you’re looking for inspiration for your next epic road trip, look no further than the Great River Road.

This incredible route has been dubbed “The Best Drive in America” by Experience Mississippi and is one of America’s National Scenic Byways. It follows the course of the Mississippi River all the way from Northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.

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It will take you about 36 hours of straight driving to make your way down the entire length of the Great River Road, so plan about four to five days for this trip. The road is well-marked by white signs that display the green pilot’s wheel logo.

Check out the Great River Road app for an easy way to keep your trip organized and discover cool places to stop along the way. For more of the best road trips in America, click here.