Travel Scenic Routes & Rivers

There is only one place in the entire United States where the nation’s great rivers meet iconic and scenic American roadways. And that place is here: in the Great Rivers and Routes region of Southwestern Illinois just minutes from St. Louis. Five major scenic and historic roadways cross the Great Rivers and Routes region. The nation’s Mother Road of Route 66, the Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway, along with the Great River Road, the National Road and, of course, The Looking for Lincoln National Heritage Area, call the region home.

Each trip along any of these roadways is a new experience. From spectacular scenery to historic happenings, cultural experiences and outdoor adventures, the roadways provide delightful detours for any road trip. Find your scenic byway here today.

Route 66
Meeting of the Great Rivers
Great River Road
National Road
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