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America's most storied river originates in Minnesota.

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Go north to Itasca and you will find where the Mighty Mississippi starts. This river is a prominent part of our state and I am so happy that we have our two biggest cities... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

I had the awesome ability to stay at a cabin on the Mississippi in norther Minnesota, so it was peaceful and calm. It's amazing how in the south the Mighty Mississippi is mighty and powerful, while where I was it was calm and soothing. It was nice to see sever deer families drink from the river and cross the river... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

Go north to Itasca and you will find where the Mighty Mississippi starts. This river is a prominent part of our state and I am so happy that we have our two biggest cities settled along its banks. There is so much you can do along the river from Minnesota to Louisiana, and it is worth seeing it anywhere along... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

Good action. Need a jet boat for easy navigating the shallow and clear waters of the Upper Mississippi.

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

If you have a 3 day trip to the Twin Cities, book a fishing trip with the "Gryz.". Featured in The Star Tribune and Pioneer Press as well as Minnesota Outdoors, this is an incredible experience. Fishing the Mississippi River with the views of St. Paul and Minneapolis in the background is incredible. The species caught are a wide array... More 

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Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

I wet to visit mates In the USA. As always I love the USA. Friendly people. And a small town with great locals. What more am you want. Loved every moment.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

The stretch between Coon Rapids dam and Grey Cloud Island in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area is truly magnificent. You will see urban landscapes, wildlife and back water country as you paddle down it. You can also go thorugh the three lock and dam system..a real thrill in a kayak. Just keep to hte sides and you have no... More 

Thank Lisa T

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