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Alton

Galena

DAY 6

Savanna Fulton

Chicago

Quad Cities

Nauvoo Quincy

Springfield Grafton

Alton

St. Louis

Bluffs near Alton

Morning

Today explore the two great rivers—the Mississippi and the Missouri—that meet in Alton and experience the Melvin Price Locks & Dam 26. One of the largest locks on the river, it is a central traffic point for barges transporting soybeans, corn, grain and other goods up and down the Mississippi River. Mid-November through March keep

a look out for bald eagles that nest throughout the area. Melvin Price Locks & Dam 26 Alton Tel: 618-462-6979 www.meetingoftherivers.org Admission: Free Approximate tour time: 1 hour

My Just Desserts

Lunch

Dine at My Just Desserts, a favorite of locals and visitors alike for its home cooking and 150 pie recipes. My Just Desserts Alton Tel: 618-462-5881 www.myjustdesserts.org

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site 10

2017 Great River Road in Illinois Itinerary - English  

7 day itinerary beginning with 2 days in Chicago followed by a drive down the Great River Road in Illinois following the route of the Missis...

2017 Great River Road in Illinois Itinerary - English  

7 day itinerary beginning with 2 days in Chicago followed by a drive down the Great River Road in Illinois following the route of the Missis...

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