5 Ways to See Spring in the Tri-States

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Spring has sprung, and the winter weather is slowly fading away.  As the days get longer and the weather warms, travelers will begin to flock in.  Here are a few of our favorite spots that will be sure to get you and travelers in the spring spirit!

Chestnut Mountain Resort

Even though the hills are no longer covered in a blanket of snow there is still plenty to do and see at Chestnut Mountain. Make a stop at the sunset grille overlooking the Mississippi River and enjoy a glass of wine and their signature dishes. Then take a ride on the Soaring Eagle Zipline or enjoy a scenic view on the chairlift.

Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark

Looking for a quick getaway? Enjoy a relaxing night or two at the Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark situated along the Mississippi River. Enjoy the pool, take a scenic walk along the river and take advantage of all the attractions within walking distance including the National Mississippi River Museum and the Diamond Jo Casino.

Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ at Potter’s Mill

Experience the sweet sounds of Jazz paired with the flare of their southern dishes in the heart of Bellevue, IA.  This restaurant features southern charm and an experience you won’t want to miss.

Gramercy Park

Need some fresh air? This 10-acre city park is located on the bluff in East Dubuque overlooking the Mississippi River. As an Illinois Natural Heritage Landmark, this site is home to 26 ceremonial and burial mounds from the Hopewell Native American Culture.

Savanna, IL

This quaint town situated along the Mississippi River hosts a multitude of charming shops, outdoor activities and family fun all year long. For the outdoor adventure seekers, bird watchers, and for cultural experiences, this is the place to be!