Contest Encourages Travelers to Share Their Tasty Traditions along the Mississippi River Print
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Written by Kate Hagen   
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 11:15

Fans can share recipes, restaurant reviews for chance to win $250

MADISON, Wis. (November 13, 2012) – For folks along the Mississippi River, food is more than simple sustenance; it’s woven into the area’s culture and history. Now travelers along the Great River Road National Scenic Byway have a chance to share their own experiences with food along the river for a chance to win $250 in the Tasty Traditions Contest.

Fans can share a restaurant review of their favorite place along the Mississippi, a photo, a favorite recipe or a personal story about their own tasty traditions for a chance to win $250. The entries will be compiled into a blog so readers can share each other’s experiences.

To enter, visit or before January 11, 2013.

The Mississippi River Parkway Commission is a 10-state cooperative organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents and visitors to the Great River Road National Scenic Byway and Mississippi River Valley.

Established in 1938 and nearly 3,000 miles long, the Great River Road National Scenic Byway offers travelers charming river towns, lush forests, bluffs, big cities and sprawling rural vistas. Along the way, more than 60 interpretive centers in 10 states tell the fascinating story of the Mississippi River. From Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, visitors experience rich and diverse history, culture and landscape. Year-round, there’s something for every traveler along the Great River Road National Scenic Byway.

For more information and to start planning your trip along the Great River Road National Scenic Byway, visit or



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