Little Dixie Highway of the Great River Road
Length: 30.0 mi / 48.3 km
Time to Allow: Take one hour to drive straight through, but plan for six hours to enjoy the features of this area.
This byway offers an ever-changing panorama as it winds along the Mississippi River. Limestone bluffs provide stunning views in the National Register Districts of Clarksville and Louisiana, home of artist colonies and antiques galore. History buffs, art lovers, and antique hounds find a haven here in a spectacular riverfront setting.
For more information see the designated byway:
Throughout history, the Mississippi River influenced many lives: the Dakota, Chippewa, and Hopewell cultures; early French voyagers; African-Americans seeking freedom on the Underground Railroad; and many more. Through its charming river towns and metropolitan cities, historic sites and cultural artifacts, today's Great River Road still links resources, people, and history.