Welcome to the
Meeting the Ohio River Region

After the Mississippi River passes St. Louis it begins to change character. greatriverroad.com has divided this into sections - Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, and Western Kentucky. The Meeting the Ohio region offers it visitors a wide variety of options of activities to do and sites to see. Whether you’re looking for historical, cultural sites, or enjoying nature you’ll find it here.


Explore by REGION

Counties are the starting points for exploring the region’s communities. If you aren’t sure what community you are interested in use the communities listed alphabetically page.


Explore the Attractions

Attractions are grouped in smaller regions, usually by community or by a group of communities. If you aren’t sure what attraction you are interested in use the attractions listed alphabetically page.


ExploRe the Events

Events are organized in two ways. There is a traditional block calendar that displays events in a monthly format. A summary page precedes this feature allowing readers to look for events based on certain attributes



The Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway region offers it’s visitors a variety of options of where to stay overnight from outstanding B&Bs, guest houses, and hotels.



We have organized the places to eat by locations where there are a fair number of choices. The restaurants selected for a listing have demonstrated an effort in its web presence but understand we are not making any recommendations.


More Activities and Features

There are more activities in the Meeting the Ohio River Region than can be put into a few categories. Our more pages allow our readers to explore all that the region has to offer.