Mississippi

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Ten go-now getaways that are short on hassle but long on adventure—no passport required

Sally Schumaier
Aug 22, 2006

May 2, 2004

Here's the Beef

Steven Rinella, Sally Schumaier, Tim Sohn, Ki Bassett, Stephanie Pearson, Rob Story, Marshall McKinney, Kimberly Lisagor, and Tucker Teutsch III
Jul 1, 2003

Dude Over Troubled Water

The strangest stuff litters the flood-sloshed banks of the Mississippi River and her tributaries: tires by the hundred, refrigerators, automobiles, messages in a bottle, urine in a bottle, and (yikes!) the occasional ice chest containing a severed horse head. When the going gets gross, the man to call is Chad Pregracke, a crusading voyager in the war against trash.

John Galvin
Jan 8, 2002