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Golconda Illinois

In this sleepy little town on the Ohio River is a riverfront park that makes for a good place to enjoy a snack or lunch and watch for barge traffic. There are several historic lockmaster homes on the riverfront available … Continue reading

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Mississippi River Walk and Observation Deck

This river walk and observation deck in New Madrid, Missouri, is only a few miles off Interstate 55. It’s worth taking the detour to walk along the river, sit in one of several benches, relax, and snap a few photos … Continue reading

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Pinewoods Lake Recreation Area

Pinewoods Lake Recreation Area is in southeastern Missouri along US-60 about 30 miles northwest of Poplar Bluff. It is an ideal location to enjoy lake fishing and scenic trails. The lake lies within Mark Twain National Forest; the area is … Continue reading

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Seminoe to Alcova Back Country Byway

This 64-mile route follows county roads across a mostly desert landscape between the small towns of Sinclair and Alcova. Continue reading

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Geocaching

Geocaching is a fun way to explore the small cities and towns you pass through as you travel to your destination. It’s also a great way to have fun once you’ve reached your destination. Learn more about geocaching at this … Continue reading

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