From your base in Ferryville, cross from Wisconsin on the Highway 82 bridge to Lansing, Iowa. From there explore Upper Iowa and Lower Minnesota through small towns and historic places.
Come and explore the Mississippi River as you never have before, from the decks of our Mississippi Explorer riverboats. We center our cruises around the amazing diversity and ecology that the Upper Mississippi National Fish & Wildlife Refuge offers. We take our passengers off the beaten track of the main channel and into the backwaters of the Mississippi
Mississippi Explorer Cruises
1913 Old Mill Drive
Lansing, IA 52151
Mr. Hosmer Park is a 25 acre city park offering a breathtaking view of three states, Lansing Bridge and the river valley. The elevation of its summit is 1,060 feet and it rises 440 feet above the Mississippi River. This hill was named Mount Hosmer in June 1851, after Miss Harriet Hosmer, a noted eastern sculptress, climbed the hill in record time. Park facilities include a shelter house, cooking grills, picnic tables and hiking trails.
With a main complex of 16 historic buildings in downtown Decorah, a farmstead , country church and ther Vesterheim Genealogical Center, Vesheim is the most comprehensive museum in the United Stated dedicated to a single immigrant group. The museum houses over 24,00 artifacts.
523 W. Water St Decorah, IA
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