Experience Great Rivers Country! Observe Bald Eagles along the Great River Road. Enjoy the views on one of our scenic drives. Indulge on local foods, relax at a bed and breakfast, taste Illinois wine, listen to local entertainment and discover hidden treasures at community fairs and festivals. Great Rivers Country contains 33 counties with the Mississippi River as its western boundary and the Illinois River on the eastern side.
The communities within Great Rivers Country provide varied recreational opportunities such as auto touring, biking and hiking trails, boating, rock climbing, fishing, historic/cultural sites, horseback riding, camping, hunting, museums, winter sports, wildlife viewing, riverboat casinos, non-gaming riverboats, and bird watching. Great Rivers Country is also home to numerous shopping centers, wineries and specialty shops. Whether you are from the area or just visiting, check back often to view information on upcoming events.