Mississippi River is one of the most romanticized transportation
corridors in America, and with good reasonits storied banks
are home to heavy industry, rich farmland, thriving cities, and
stately plantations. Now, it provides the backbone for an inn-to-inn
bicycle tour between New Orleans and St. Louis.
Breakfast & Bike Mississippi Valley is an indispensable
guide to bicycle-friendly lodging along the Mississippi River and
Natchez Trace Parkway. Whether youre a long-distance touring
cyclist whos planning a 1,300-mile journey or youre
just looking for a good base of operations for a weekend of cycling,
youll find plenty of maps and cue sheets to help you plan
lodging choices range from restored Victorian mansions to sprawling
farmhouses to simple rental cabins, in both urban and rural settings.
Author Dale Lally has personally selected each of the 38 inns and
B&Bs profiled in these pages, and provides you with a thorough
description of the accommodations and dining options, and a peek
into the history of each establishment.
pages, 2001, 5" x 8", paperbound