Random Travel Pic of the Week: Mississippi River, La Crosse, Wisconsin

The Cass Street Bridge, looking from Pettibone Beach. Photo by Charish Badzinski. The Cass Street Bridge (now two bridges, with the addition of the “arch” shaped bridge in recent years), offers a dramatic entry from La Crescent, Minnesota into the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. From a distance, it’s reminiscent of the sun over the … More Random Travel Pic of the Week: Mississippi River, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Great River Road: A National Treasure

It’s easy to take for granted the wonders that surround us in our daily lives. In fact, it’s human nature. In the Coulee Region of Wisconsin, some of us stroll alongside the majestic Mississippi River on our way to work in the morning, or sit beside it on our lunch hours. Meanwhile, vacationers see the … More Wisconsin’s Great River Road: A National Treasure

Mini Vacay: A minute by the Mississippi in Dubuque, Iowa

The Julien Dubuque bridge crosses over the Mississippi River from Iowa to East Dubuque, Illinois. Photo by Charish Badzinski.  In Dubuque, Iowa, the city’s arms spread wide alongside the Mississippi River, offering an embrace as if to a long lost and deeply trusted friend. A spring day like today is perfect for claiming a square … More Mini Vacay: A minute by the Mississippi in Dubuque, Iowa