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2015 Official Alton Visitors Guide
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It's a big weekend for Christmas Village in Bethalto! The Bethalto Community Choir will perform their annual Christmas concert Sunday at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on Moreland Road, and The Bethalto Spirit’s 26th annual Victorian Christmas Walk will be held downtown on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. Enjoy period costumed actors, carriage rides, numerous Christmas displays!

  December 09, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

December chill getting to you? Let the smooth sounds of Elvis warm you up tonight!

  December 09, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Check out the parade of visitors last night at Christmas Wonderland in Rock Spring Park! It's sure to be another exciting weekend. Tours run tonight from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 5 to 9 p.m. - and Santa will be there, of course!

  December 09, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Check out this great mini-documentary on Altonian Matt McGibany - a local legend for sure!

  December 08, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

RT @ahsdailybird: Here We Come A Caroling Alton High School Chamber Singers https://t.co/GvioKrWBgX

  December 07, 2016
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RT @WBSSTL: Rehabilitated bald eagle released 12/5/2016 by World Bird Sanctuary. Photo by Tom Rollins https://t.co/YAJqOkEMws

  December 07, 2016
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RT @VisitEffingham: VOTING for our Holiday Lights & Festive Sights Competition starts Friday! Check back for a link! #EffinghamIL #HolidayL…

  December 07, 2016
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The juvenile American Bald Eagle at TreeHouse Wildlife Center has found his niche in life as the resident educational eagle for the Meeting of the Great Rivers.

  December 07, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

RT @Tara_Point_Inn: Winter blues getting you down? We're open all year long! Check out one of our cozy rooms & book your getaway today! htt…

  December 06, 2016
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RT @GusGusFunBus: Had a great stay at @aeriesresort in Grafton and exploring the Great Rivers area https://t.co/aWp9W8lMzT

  December 06, 2016
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RT @AtriumHotel_IL: Ring in the New Year Ballroom Bash style!! Get your tickets today!! #NYE2017 #nye https://t.co/uJl57kvlgg

  December 06, 2016
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RT @AltonDailyNews: The busiest shopping weekend of the year is still ahead of us, and so is the push to shop local. https://t.co/i9ObXzhxft

  December 06, 2016
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Check it out! The Loading Dock made @RiverfrontTimes list of best places to ice skate. https://t.co/SvGXRedItN https://t.co/7DCkJ2P1W5

  December 06, 2016
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Check it out! The Loading Dock in Grafton made Riverfront Times' list of best places to ice skate.

  December 06, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Looking for a tasty gift from Alton? Here's an idea! More here: http://www.visitalton.com/feature-stories/detail/195/holiday-eats-and-treats

  December 05, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Directed by Diana Enloe and featuring area actors Greg Conroy, Lee Cox, Carolyn Florczyk, Cheri Hawkins, Jim Lieber and Chris Lingel, we can bet this eclectic comedy will have you laughing all night! Shows run every night until Dec. 11.

  December 05, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Has anyone spotted a visiting bald eagle? Let us know where! And don't forget to pick up, or download, your copy of our 2017 Eagle Guide.

  December 03, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Christmas Village in Bethalto continues this weekend, featuring a live nativity, and much more!

  December 03, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

RT @Looking4Lincoln: Christmastime is here! Lincoln Home National Historic Site is getting the house ready for the holidays! Plan... http…

  December 02, 2016
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A great mention of @OldBakeryBeer and Craft Beer Week in Sauce Magazine! https://t.co/fvOiAEjFKX

  December 02, 2016
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Make your New Year's Eve plans NOW. Tickets on sale by calling the Atrium Hotel & Conference Center in Alton, Illinois at 618-462-1220. People All Around Alton, Illinois will be talking about this Ballroom Bash for years to come.

  December 02, 2016
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Between the Taste of Chocolate and the Holiday Riverwalk Saturday, Grafton will be flowing with cheer!

  December 02, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Here's a little preview of this year's Christmas Wonderland at Rock Spring Park! The famous Grandpa Gang, once again, did an outstanding job. Have you been through it yet? What did you think?

  December 01, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Pere Marquette State Park has opened a new limestone rock climbing area that could grow into 50 different routes. Here's video from a ribbon cutting ceremony held last week. For more info on Pere Marquette State Park, visit goo.gl/bcy88W

  November 29, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

Fire in the Sky...

  November 28, 2016
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Saturday, November 26th - Live music at Elija Ps!

  November 26, 2016
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ATTENTION: We have an important message from Seymour Bluffs. For Shop Small Saturday, the Alton Visitor Center is having a 15% off sale in the gift shop! Open today until 3 pm!

  November 26, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

RT @NewsAdVantage: Bethalto artist's exhibit is more than meets the eye https://t.co/FP39ZTxyMH

  November 25, 2016
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RT @IDOT_Illinois: Visit https://t.co/9S4VVSxobA to check out @Amtrak's "Track Friday" 30% off sale on travel throughout the country! https…

  November 25, 2016
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RT @EdGlenChamber: Small Business Saturday Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses, Reason Number 10: A multitude of... https://…

  November 25, 2016
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Lights! Christmas! Action! Who's going?

  November 25, 2016
All Around Alton, Illinois  

RT @wendyperrin: Who's traveling with family this weekend? The keys to a peaceful holiday trip: https://t.co/zF1llWrh8X https://t.co/CERNnw…

  November 23, 2016
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RT @ShopSmall: Small businesses everywhere are rolling out the (blue) carpet! Where will you #ShopSmall this #SmallBizSat? https://t.co/PXn…

  November 23, 2016
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RT @PMLodge: It's a beautiful day for a hike! https://t.co/YaMiaXM7Wn https://t.co/FzvIyGibCq

  November 23, 2016
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RT @IDOT_Illinois: So, there are a few people traveling today. Be patient out there... #Thanksgiving https://t.co/2JIwImkYum

  November 23, 2016
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Check it out! Alton is No. 14 on this list: Epic Girls' Getaway Destinations In Every State In America #visitalton… https://t.co/sI4Bsv4jQc

  November 16, 2016
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Let's light up Downtown Alton for the holidays! Join us on Friday night for the Annual Community Tree Lighting!… https://t.co/i0WcQeVjxS

  November 14, 2016
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Alton Craft Beer Week comes to a close tonight with the "Last Supper" at Chez Marilyn's. Sample Alton's best brews… https://t.co/FVV0swsR1g

  November 13, 2016
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Saturday's Forecast: Sunny with plenty of tasty beer on tap for the #AltonCraftBeerWeek Beer Crawl! https://t.co/nixhnSMwBH

  November 10, 2016
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Need a place to stay? Check out the newly opened Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton in Alton, Illinois. https://t.co/tul1HPAepZ

  November 08, 2016
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Alton Craft Beer Week continues tomorrow night at Morrison's Pub. #AltonCraftBeerWeek https://t.co/fdRWVpmU4n

  November 07, 2016
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Take a Sunday afternoon cruise on Hakuna Matata. The colors will be at peak and the river is ready for cruisin'.… https://t.co/1Xvl2gR5vh

  November 05, 2016
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Share your Alton Craft Beer Week experiences & pics at #AltonCraftBeerWeek for a chance to win these glasses!… https://t.co/RDDvLLpx84

  November 05, 2016
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Head to @elijahpsbrews for a MONSTER BEER FEST this Sunday as part of Alton Craft Beer Week! #AltonCraftBeer… https://t.co/ivi1wADPm7

  November 05, 2016
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Get ready for anAlton Craft Beer Week and @OldBakeryBeer "Tap Take Over" @tonys_alton this Sunday night.… https://t.co/VpsksASvCo

  November 05, 2016
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Check out this photo by visitor Krista Lynn Kallal. Share your photos, too. #fallingforAlton. https://t.co/nfZmEsbkRp

  November 05, 2016
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Do some early Christmas shopping this weekend at Mississippi Mud Pottery. #madeinillinois. https://t.co/qEDj21dHN7

  November 04, 2016
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Alton Craft Beer Week starts tonight with Cask Beer Night @OldBakeryBeer! https://t.co/7y2bamvIv5 https://t.co/MixNOz0Xs9

  November 04, 2016
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The best scenic drive in the Midwest is waiting for your this weekend on the Meeting of the Great RIvers.… https://t.co/OdJnF1Evqo

  November 03, 2016
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Where's the best place for your Girlfriend Getaway? Cosmo says Alton, IL. Check it out! https://t.co/anAkUV4xzV

  November 01, 2016
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Join us for the 100th Alton Halloween Parade tomorrow night in the Most Haunted Small Town in America!… https://t.co/yTawuLeeM2

  October 30, 2016
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If you're hitting the road today, share your pics with us. Here are a few of our favorite spots.… https://t.co/rOmXvmxBZ0

  October 30, 2016
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Take a ride across the Brussels Ferry for this incredible view! The colors are even better today!… https://t.co/5cBztNsp20

  October 29, 2016
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Things are brewing for Alton Craft Beer Week - Nov. 4-13. Check our page for contests, events & info all week long… https://t.co/qYR9fru3mJ

  October 28, 2016
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The colors are inching towards peak! Come see us on the Meeting of the Great Rivers this weekend!… https://t.co/L2sARwfIv5

  October 27, 2016
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Where's the best place for real haunts? Alton, IL - The Most Haunted Small Town in America. Book a tour now!… https://t.co/C5rWBb9i7a

  October 26, 2016
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They're creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky, altogether ooky...the Addams Family at the Alton Little Theater.… https://t.co/OY39xwaHpT

  October 25, 2016
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Trash or treasure? You decide! Check out the Grafton Riverside Flea Market @LoadingDockIL this weekend!… https://t.co/zqmqSb7q8i

  October 22, 2016
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Tonight is the night! Goonies at the Amphitheater! It's FREE! https://t.co/oiTGinAf1e https://t.co/RBifC79gBG

  October 21, 2016
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I see dead people! Characters from Alton's past come to life in Alton Cemetery for Vintage Voices on Saturday!… https://t.co/rZV9v5u4SU

  October 21, 2016
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Don't settle for a spook house. Book a Haunted Alton tour, and experience the "Most Haunted Small Town in America!… https://t.co/ky5IqHTJgx

  October 21, 2016
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Take a shuttle tour this weekend and escape to freedom with runaway slaves along Alton's Underground Railroad.… https://t.co/6F1A34gFW5

  October 19, 2016
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Fabulous Fall Day + Fabulous Family Quilts = Calhoun County Quilt & Barn Tour. Take the tour this weekend!… https://t.co/f9I2QiT8M2

  October 19, 2016
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Alton Halloween Parade 100th Anniversary T-shirts are on sale now at the Alton Visitor Center! Give us a call 800-… https://t.co/gJUQ0Bl5Pl

  October 19, 2016
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"Hey you guys!" Who can pass up the "Goonies" this Friday night for free at the Alton Amphitheater?… https://t.co/2Q2943UmIE

  October 19, 2016
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Ghosts and goblins always gather in Alton for the Halloween Parade. Don't miss our 100th year!… https://t.co/2rrV3gsAF8

  October 17, 2016
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Let's go Rockin' on the River at the @LCCTower today with Rockabilly Revival! FREE! https://t.co/gH6fIENDVh https://t.co/wiYEiWQAbi

  October 16, 2016
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Whatcha thikin Lincoln? 158 years ago today Lincoln & Douglas squared off in heated debate in Alton.… https://t.co/Wu0iPoKBTG

  October 15, 2016
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We're brewing up the first-ever Craft Brew Week. Raise a glass Nov 4-13. https://t.co/03eucKrAL1 https://t.co/09WIWowz2s

  October 14, 2016
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The leaves are taking their time turning, but the weather will be perfect for a fall drive this weekend!… https://t.co/FoVs8VzXFu

  October 14, 2016
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Trash or treasure? Load up tour truck to cash in on unwanted goods or find a bargain at Saturday's Tailgate Sale.… https://t.co/HN0SmqBbU7

  October 13, 2016
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Choose your own Haunted Alton adventure! Download the Haunted Alton app for a spine tingling tour!… https://t.co/LuBwnGrCTG

  October 13, 2016
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Let's go down by the banks of the Illinois River for the annual Grafton Rendezvous. Tomahawks, archery, traders...… https://t.co/snY9GgyacU

  October 12, 2016
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It isn't fall if there isn't chili! Taste some of the best at the Annual Downtown Alton Chili Cook-off on Saturday… https://t.co/KTaMOh2CxK

  October 12, 2016
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@bane126 Midweek offers great deals on getaways. It's a perfect weekend getaway. Colors will be at peak in about 2 to 3 weeks.

  October 12, 2016
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When the leaves hit peak, we know the top spots for scenic pics all around Alton. Add these to your list.… https://t.co/BavB0RRjE7

  October 11, 2016
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It's Columbus Day! Get the kids out for a day of discovery and adventure at the Great Godfrey Maze.… https://t.co/Jvk9M3uKJZ

  October 10, 2016
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The barrels have been tapped and the turkey legs are cookin'! Polka to Downtown Alton today for Oktoberfest at St.… https://t.co/t5i8uUYeEk

  October 08, 2016
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Take a fall drive tomorrow and plan a stop at @LoadingDockIL in Grafton for a refreshment benefiting Back Stoppers. https://t.co/JQ0YebkO4T

  October 08, 2016
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RT @BluffCityGril: HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS Tuesday through Saturday from 3-6pm! $2.00 Domestic Beer Bottles, $3.00 Well Drinks and 6 Wings and…

  October 08, 2016
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There only 8 nights of terror in the woods left at "R" Acres of Terror. Can you handle the fright? See you tonight!… https://t.co/Z8puPUoX5C

  October 07, 2016
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The fall color is very patchy..lots of green still, but that's no reason not to plan your fall road trip!… https://t.co/zCIELghxoP

  October 07, 2016
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Who's ready for the weekend? Settle in to family fun at Old Settlers Days on Kampsville's riverfront, Oct. 8 & 9.… https://t.co/7QhbCPFQrE

  October 05, 2016
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RT @aerieswinery: Are you looking for the perfect backdrop for your #bigday? The Terrace is the place you've been searching for! https://t.…

  October 05, 2016
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'Tis the season for a little haunted stop & fish sandwich. Thanks, @JeniEats for making our mouth water! https://t.co/uIHJ3ILihy

  October 05, 2016
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Rockin' on the Rivers with Matt Taul at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower today from 2 to 4 p.m.… https://t.co/qV1vNHiAvG

  October 02, 2016
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Relive Alton's past during the annual Vintage Voices production this Saturday at Alton City Cemetery.… https://t.co/UHxbIGZQHV

  September 29, 2016
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RT @AltonTonys: A Few Of Our Favorite Things https://t.co/TWIc1C47KS https://t.co/Xuhrh0AwBG

  September 29, 2016
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Oktoberfest kicks off at The Loading Dock in Grafton this weekend! https://t.co/WMoAlUOvJ8 https://t.co/v3rYDJ1wef

  September 29, 2016
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RT @OldBakeryBeer: So proud to be represented as an Illinois Maker today, big thanks to enjoyillinois and… https://t.co/5O3PBZYQDf

  September 28, 2016
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RT @Mudtweets: ‘Illinois Made’ in Alton https://t.co/PUMo2koDC1

  September 28, 2016
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It's National Drink Beer Day @OldBakeryBeer @elijahpsbrews @AltonTonys and lots more! https://t.co/qjJPrl2Ryc

  September 28, 2016
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Art + food + fall scenery = a fabulous Saturday in Calhoun County! The Taste of the River Valley event is free!… https://t.co/BfuYnO7kfZ

  September 27, 2016
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Check out our Top 3 scenic drives in the Alton region this #fall. https://t.co/vxNNdqT8Yx #ExploreGreatRivers… https://t.co/nfX8f9bEVl

  September 26, 2016
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Looking for an antique? Head on over to the @LoadingDockIL for the Grafton Flea Market. https://t.co/wyVknPQ528… https://t.co/VEZiyNWB8U

  September 25, 2016
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DYK: The @GraftonWinery has its own brewhaus at its downtown Grafton location. We recommend trying all of their bre… https://t.co/gJwxg0JmM6

  September 24, 2016
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One of the best places to take #fall photos is at Pere Marquette State Park. There are several trails and overlooks… https://t.co/124jYarYh0

  September 23, 2016
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Check out warbirds, antique planes & more during airport fly in & open house at St. Louis Regional Airport… https://t.co/XrF0OFYOr5

  September 23, 2016
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One of the best places to take #fall photos is at Pere Marquette State Park. There are several trails and overlooks perfect for #autumn🍁🍂 . #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 23, 2016
 

Who's excited for #fall? Can't wait until leaves start turning colors! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/YQx4VYvvgy

  September 22, 2016
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@N3rdix Us, too!

  September 22, 2016
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Who's excited for #fall? Can't wait until leaves start turning colors! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 22, 2016
 

RT @RockCheetah: #blog As American as Alton, Illinois https://t.co/AL9XraJrJs https://t.co/aDAdU3y3aS

  September 21, 2016
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Need to know where to go to fishing in Alton? Check out our blog that lists places to fish, state rules and more:… https://t.co/PKjFPxgQTC

  September 21, 2016
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Good night! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/8abTI89S7r

  September 21, 2016
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@aerieswinery Umm...alll of them!

  September 21, 2016
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Good night! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 21, 2016
 

RT @mapleleafcottag: Catch a ride on the Grafton Ferry this fall! Check it out: https://t.co/D74cU5v9g3 https://t.co/1NRldmdYBe

  September 20, 2016
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Learn about Alton's ties to the Underground Railroad trail on a tour this Sat. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois… https://t.co/r11r278muv

  September 20, 2016
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@AtriumHotel_IL Can't wait to find out!

  September 20, 2016
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Who's excited for fall? It begins this week! Make sure to plan a trip to one of the best fall drives in the Midwest… https://t.co/iAc1LyNXQh

  September 19, 2016
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RT @PMLodge: It's a beautiful day for a hike #nature https://t.co/gTHRS7l5Bi https://t.co/1bjim4L1jq

  September 19, 2016
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Oops. Forgot link to the bucket list: https://t.co/A4lfNhoMYE

  September 19, 2016
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Check out No. 12 on Illinois Bucket List - Top 50 Things You Can't Miss https://t.co/qZkVlWsByD

  September 19, 2016
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@brian_kraner M-F: 8:30 - 5. Sat - Sun: 9 - 3.

  September 19, 2016
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Who's excited for fall? It begins this week! Make sure to plan a trip to one of the best fall drives in the Midwest. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 19, 2016
 

@brian_kraner We have flyers from some of the haunted your providers at the Visitor Center you could pick up.

  September 18, 2016
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Stormy and cloud evening in Alton. Photo taken by @wlross3 #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/eOiVYbPeYC

  September 17, 2016
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Stormy and cloud evening in Alton. Photo taken by @wlross3 #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 17, 2016
 

RT @aerieswinery: We don't have too many nice days left! So give yourself a #thrill this #weekend while you still can! https://t.co/wVcIUrT…

  September 16, 2016
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#Fall festivals continue today with Apple Fest https://t.co/HDtEpoW4KC) & Harvest Fest (https://t.co/GIU4BOB3Ux). https://t.co/Z144Vs9ynb

  September 16, 2016
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RT @DebbieMonterrey: Visitors to his hometown of #Alton #IL can measure up next to life-size Wadlow statue! @VisitAlton https://t.co/4mqmfQ…

  September 15, 2016
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Good morning! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/4W4WZgZZBe

  September 15, 2016
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Good morning! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 15, 2016
 

Another great pic of the Clark Bridge taken by @marky1326. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/zMkKPmX3uy

  September 14, 2016
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Another great pic of the Clark Bridge taken by @marky1326. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 14, 2016
 

We're preparing for 1st Alton Craft Beer Week. What events would you like us to consider? https://t.co/f8KLGSt6LI https://t.co/R185jY1QEj

  September 13, 2016
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RT @debthompson: Skip the crowds leaf peeping on the East coast,head to Alton, IL instead Gorgeous colors, fewer people! https://t.co/49Uin…

  September 13, 2016
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RT @StlOwner: Down town Alton, Illinois with Miles Davis. #visitalton https://t.co/NjNIFM5YTz

  September 13, 2016
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RT @PrinCollege: #PrincipiaCollege is #14 on U.S. News & World Report's Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges list https://t.co/t6d6AQmzqW https…

  September 13, 2016
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Have you booked a cruise aboard the Spirit of Peoria? You'll see beautiful #sunsets on the Mississippi if you do! #… https://t.co/FRKNhT51M8

  September 13, 2016
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Have you booked a cruise aboard the Spirit of Peoria? You'll see beautiful #sunsets on the Mississippi if you do! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 13, 2016
 

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  September 11, 2016
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Good night to a beautiful Saturday! Another great day tomorrow to #ExploreGreatRivers! #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/lRoYCv09m3

  September 11, 2016
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Good night to a beautiful Saturday! Another great day tomorrow to #ExploreGreatRivers! #EnjoyIllinois

  September 11, 2016
 

What a stunning #sunset! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois . . Reposted from @napalm87 https://t.co/EpCk0Nhl2n

  September 10, 2016
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RT @amarshall06: @VisitAlton Great show in Alton last night! https://t.co/CFet1EC7Ip

  September 10, 2016
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Great list! https://t.co/fgU5XJ0if0

  September 10, 2016
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What a stunning #sunset! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois . . Reposted from @napalm87

  September 10, 2016
 

RT @debthompson: Alton, IL - A Great Fall Escape https://t.co/49Uin1co2C @visitalton #fall

  September 09, 2016
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RT @PMLodge: Only two more days! #fall https://t.co/Dp1m2t5NyM https://t.co/dz9XFXsYbq

  September 09, 2016
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#FridayFeeling when you leave work knowing there are a lot of fun events 2 attend this wknd! https://t.co/da2GG8aefM https://t.co/3ujKvKk4Vz

  September 09, 2016
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What a #beautiful #sunset from above the bluffs. #Repost from @nathans_arstyaf. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/8p78s5xH7H

  September 08, 2016
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Our state historic site in Hartford is No. 1 site on National Lewis & Clark Trail! https://t.co/JryQI3u3cv

  September 08, 2016
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Can't wait for the rain to go away so I can go for a hike. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois . . Reposted from @ni… https://t.co/A3HC3yOAWR

  September 08, 2016
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What a #beautiful #sunset from above the bluffs. #Repost from @nathans_arstyaf. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 08, 2016
 

Can't wait for the rain to go away so I can go for a hike. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois . . Reposted from @nikibornes

  September 08, 2016
 

Have you purchased your @Travistritt tix yet? He's coming to Alton Friday! https://t.co/pcnaJv8Wg1 #music #concert https://t.co/NfLLg2f0jF

  September 07, 2016
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RT @IllinoisDNR: Great event this weekend at Pere Marquette State Park, Grafton, IL. Free admission! Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 10am-4pm. https://…

  September 06, 2016
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Our weekend isn't over yet...Repost by @rebirth_n_renaissance_st_louis #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/ioqxgMpggr

  September 06, 2016
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Our weekend isn't over yet...Repost by @rebirth_n_renaissance_st_louis #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 06, 2016
 

Enjoy the holiday with a drive on our national scenic byway today! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIlinois https://t.co/Cq38c92ph3

  September 05, 2016
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Enjoy the holiday with a drive on our national scenic byway today! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIlinois

  September 05, 2016
 

Good night from Alton! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/kOby2glaKt

  September 04, 2016
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Good night from Alton! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 04, 2016
 

RT @RhymesWithLost: Beautiful day for the farmer's market. 😊☀️😎 @VisitAlton https://t.co/0l4AxlpThy

  September 03, 2016
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Beautiful #sunset along the river front. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois #Repost from @jennnnnnstagram https://t.co/YySeZx0aWy

  September 03, 2016
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Beautiful #sunset along the river front. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois #Repost from @jennnnnnstagram

  September 03, 2016
 

Looks so good...may have to stop @oldbakerybeer tonight for dinner and drinks! https://t.co/uA9XViuBin

  September 02, 2016
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Fridays are always good for #wine tasting! Check out wineries where you taste local wines: https://t.co/Ft1zLZ9xgx https://t.co/Uk00kJaQSh

  September 02, 2016
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RT @Patricetraveler: September is perfect for fall colors in beautiful Alton, Il. @VisitAlton #travel #fall https://t.co/kFT8yDeZ04

  September 01, 2016
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Only one more day until weekend after this #sunset. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/JRrkAzYxjS

  September 01, 2016
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Have you been to Grafton Winery Vineyards? What a beautiful view! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/b5UkndTuPA

  September 01, 2016
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Only one more day until weekend after this #sunset. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 01, 2016
 

Have you been to Grafton Winery Vineyards? What a beautiful view! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  September 01, 2016
 

RT @mweaverpics: Nothing like a selfie on the bluffs with historic Grafton, #IL in the background. @VisitAlton #exploregreatrivers https://…

  August 31, 2016
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RT @amyhank: Two of these 10 coolest small towns in #IL are ones we know well! Congrats #redbud and #Alton https://t.co/zcBIRk8GyN

  August 31, 2016
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RT @OldBakeryBeer: Look for Oktoberfest in cans at your favorite watering holes! We are enjoying one at Chez… https://t.co/mFSU9UfDe3

  August 31, 2016
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RT @brian_kraner: The haunted Ruebel Hotel. Grafton, Il. May stay here some weekend in September. https://t.co/LsasMurDhU

  August 30, 2016
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RT @PorchDrinkingCO: 6 Beers Worth the Trip to St. Louis https://t.co/eFM7rAPWW6 #TravelTuesday https://t.co/NWgd9j6UNT

  August 30, 2016
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Celebrate #boating & even find your dream #boat at Grafton Harbor's Boat Show (9/16- 9/18). https://t.co/XN4m3GHAvF https://t.co/WqAoDJPk9e

  August 30, 2016
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@brian_kraner There's actually a cemetery tour on Sept. 10. You'll find the full list of tours here:https://t.co/oEfnMbbsPI

  August 30, 2016
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Great Godfrey Maze opens in 4 days! This year's design honors the 25th birthday of Godfrey https://t.co/ozSG0Kqp4B https://t.co/naIb6evfdP

  August 29, 2016
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Fall festivals begin soon in the Alton region. Make sure to attend the Pere Marquette Rendezvous (Sept. 10-11). #Ex… https://t.co/D5mkNUsnz6

  August 29, 2016
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@LoisRowling Not sure but it's a couple years old.

  August 29, 2016
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Fall festivals begin soon in the Alton region. Make sure to attend the Pere Marquette Rendezvous (Sept. 10-11). #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois

  August 29, 2016
 

Relax this Sunday with a drive along our scenic byway! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/I5DGG4IOXO

  August 28, 2016
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Find that unique #antique at Grafton Flea Market this weekend. #ExploreGreatRivers #shopping https://t.co/0RRwG5qLqM https://t.co/L8aQmABtrv

  August 27, 2016
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A beautiful #sunset at one of our two 5-Anchor Marinas. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/qRroZN8ePP

  August 27, 2016
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RT @Larder_Cupboard: Oktoberfest is here, just in time for the weekend! Loving this @OldBakeryBeer Oktoberfest! https://t.co/O8hDaz6pgh

  August 26, 2016
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Food truck fest is 24 hours away! Can't wait for the 19 trucks we will have at @altonamp! https://t.co/qhKMcG2F1z https://t.co/OS4MOxbVcy

  August 26, 2016
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Relive the past and see antique tractors & engines and heritage demos during Olden Days Fest https://t.co/EuKI97OdWZ https://t.co/NX8yNnE0o6

  August 25, 2016
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RT @TheWholeScoopIL: Curing hangry one ice cream cone at a time. https://t.co/y0OGaYCOse

  August 25, 2016
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RT @RockTheHopsIL: Look at all the fun we had at #rockthehops2016! @4HandsBrewery @hopeandtherapy @4204Mainstreet @LTM_STL @VisitAlton http…

  August 24, 2016
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Less than 4 weeks until fall. It's never too early to plan an autumn getaway to see one of the best scenic drives i… https://t.co/KfKJlJGzYA

  August 24, 2016
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Have you booked a #haunted McPike Mansion or cemetery tour? Book one this weekend. 👻👻👻 https://t.co/da2GG8aefM https://t.co/71jgNJlnSv

  August 24, 2016
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Doesn't matter night or day, taking a drive along our scenic byway is amazing! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/ZazE4XHey8

  August 24, 2016
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Fast Eddie's Bon Air

  August 24, 2016
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Food Truck Fest is only 4 days away! We have 19 trucks on board this year! https://t.co/dLjN7WNilG https://t.co/KZYN3KgTes

  August 23, 2016
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RT @OldBakeryBeer: Thanks to everyone who joined us for our Oktoberfest release! We have a few mugs left, but they won't last long! https:…

  August 22, 2016
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Mondays aren't so bad when you see views like this! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/qgc2aIkLtt

  August 22, 2016
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RT @HBB833: Enjoying an @ExcelBrewery Flash Bang Wheat at @elijahpsbrews in @VisitAlton https://t.co/ZmTERYjSF1

  August 20, 2016
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Leave a message cause I'm gone fishing this weekend! Photo by @marky1326 #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/USICwDQyU9

  August 20, 2016
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@HBB833 @ExcelBrewery @elijahpsbrews Save us a glass!

  August 20, 2016
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50% OFF on sightseeing cruise or $10 OFF on lunch or dinner cruises (Aug. 31). Call (800) 258-6645 to book! https://t.co/NoedVsQve9

  August 20, 2016
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The Alton Marina will be celebrating its 20th birthday with a huge party next Saturday! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyI… https://t.co/QaOv5Apqwz

  August 19, 2016
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You can see beautiful #sunsets like this on a cruise aboard the Spirit of Peoria. Make sure to book a cruise today!… https://t.co/9OPgBZKupH

  August 18, 2016
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RT @aerieswinery: Looking for the perfect date night destination? https://t.co/fktN38XDsc

  August 18, 2016
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Watch #Zootopia on the big screen at @altonamp this Friday! https://t.co/0YDJNB1tyX #ExploreGreatRivers https://t.co/mjG9CCjbLV

  August 17, 2016
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RT @altontelegraph: Cruisin’: Food trucks file into Alton again for second Food Truck Festival https://t.co/DXcpVONmks

  August 17, 2016
twitter.com/visitalton  

This historic mansion was built in 1866 and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. #ExploreGrea… https://t.co/mukYC67dfD

  August 16, 2016
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Can't get enough of Olympics? Try to finish 1st on a canoe, kayak during Firecracker Race. https://t.co/rfRSqvqoeX https://t.co/gYlqN6cj79

  August 16, 2016
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Good night! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/P0mjkEvFwg

  August 14, 2016
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RT @aerieswinery: By a show of favorites...who will be joining us on the patio for some wine today? https://t.co/dEYxdmJ2Yy

  August 13, 2016
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RT @GraftonOyster: Grilled salmon w/ dill cream sauce on jalapeño mashers and green beans / pairs great w/ an @oldbakery Citrus Wheat https…

  August 13, 2016
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It's never too early to plan your #fall getaway to one of the best places in the Midwest for fall foliage. #Explore… https://t.co/mohjwpsMp1

  August 12, 2016
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There are many places to take beautiful #sunset photos song the Great River Road. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/9RyS7Y1cvt

  August 11, 2016
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Hurry now to book a murder mystery dinner cruise on Spirit of Peoria before tix sell out! https://t.co/OTGuwgzXaF https://t.co/DViIqLCLAY

  August 11, 2016
twitter.com/visitalton  

We have several breweries in the Alton region when you can try a beer flight. 1 of our favorites is @GraftonWinery. https://t.co/flbcCd0NK2

  August 10, 2016
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RT @PatrickClarkTV: Step into the 1860's while floating up river! https://t.co/U5DRLWr2TF @CruiseAQSC @AAAMissouri @GoHannibalMO @VisitAl…

  August 10, 2016
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@MarionVA Thank you!

  August 10, 2016
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Wadlow, the tallest man ever, was 6ft tall at 8 & ended up 4x taller than shortest person. https://t.co/EGyfG0Pe6S https://t.co/glT0WUtsCZ

  August 09, 2016
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RT @OldBakeryBeer: Join us for a pint of our newest beer, Grapefruit Session IPA! Filled with fresh Grapefruit… https://t.co/0Bwbu8df6O

  August 08, 2016
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What a beautiful day to take a drive on the best stretch of the Great River Road (Meeting of Great Rivers). #Explor… https://t.co/6oRoroJcP3

  August 07, 2016
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RT @aerieswinery: Don't know where to go or what to do for date night tonight? We may have a couple ideas for you... https://t.co/o6YSyphSwc

  August 06, 2016
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A cloudy #sunset on the Mississippi is still one of a kind. Photo taken by @marky1326 #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIl… https://t.co/ghVlfQBM8y

  August 06, 2016
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Don't forget Kidcation continues tomorrow with eagle meet & greet at Visitor Center (10-2). https://t.co/ReMN8rdqGr https://t.co/YOIewE5Cdc

  August 05, 2016
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#Sunsets along the historic towns along the Mississippi River are the best! #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/M3R7X6JdPa

  August 05, 2016
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Last night of Grafton's Music in the Park. Starts at 7 with The Ramblers. Find more events: https://t.co/da2GG8rPEm https://t.co/KA1Fn0PRpP

  August 04, 2016
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DEAL: Order an adult meal at @tonys_alton to receive free kid's meal as part of #kidcation! https://t.co/ElGmt2iwgS https://t.co/LQFyrPF64d

  August 04, 2016
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Have you taken in the stunning views of the Great River Road from the @natureinstitute?#ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIl… https://t.co/FGkja3MzZh

  August 03, 2016
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RT @mweaverpics: These images show how @OldBakeryBeer meets can. Photographer tested and approved! @VisitAlton @enjoyillinois #IL https://t…

  August 01, 2016
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Don't forget tomorrow is #Amtrak Train Day in Alton! Enter to win free round trip 2 Chicago. More kidcation events: https://t.co/ReMN8rdqGr

  August 01, 2016
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Another #beautiful #sunset on the Mississippi River. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/1PGkjBmsVp

  August 01, 2016
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RT @mweaverpics: Get your icy cold peel and eat shrimp and hot music at Fast Eddie's Bon Air in Alton. @VisitAlton @enjoyillinois #IL https…

  July 31, 2016
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RT @aerieswinery: It's July 31st! Summer is flying by, so come and enjoy the summer sun on our patio while you can! https://t.co/hc3JslvKWE

  July 31, 2016
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You can check out where the Mississippi and Illinois rivers meet in Grafton. (Photo by @profireman) #ExploreGreatR… https://t.co/Ti1nIfRsqV

  July 30, 2016
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@Profireman Thank you.

  July 30, 2016
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RT @mweaverpics: Thirsty? Fresh off the canner and available now at @OldBakeryBeer today in Alton, #IL! @VisitAlton @enjoyillinois https://…

  July 29, 2016
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Kidcation kicks off today with #deals, a birthday celebration and a youth musical! https://t.co/ReMN8rdqGr https://t.co/SzYNXvTUzJ

  July 29, 2016
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It's finally 5 o'clock! Ready for the #weekend. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois https://t.co/54pVkiwYYK

  July 29, 2016
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RT @mweaverpics: Come get your brew on at Elijah P's. Biggest draft selection around town! @elijahpsbrews @VisitAlton @enjoyillinois https:…

  July 28, 2016
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RT @enjoyillinois: Drum roll please… it’s #TriviaThursday! On what road trip can you see this mural? https://t.co/PF1K9UE1vl

  July 28, 2016
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Check out this 1924 Chevrolet and other historical items such as a vintage gas pump, glass motor oil bottles at mor… https://t.co/uWMhDihzOn

  July 28, 2016
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Have you booked a river cruise on the Spirit of Peoria? It's one of the few remaining paddlewheelers on the Mississ… https://t.co/vQLy2KW860

  July 27, 2016
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What a beautiful #sunset taken by @elizkilb. #ExploreGreatRivers #EnjoyIllinois ・・・ #sunset #Illinois #traintracks … https://t.co/8hoVUHdtUT

  July 26, 2016
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RT @stlsprout: Meet your favorite “Frozen” princesses during Alton’s Kid’Cation: https://t.co/zej1LGa4Ee @VisitAlton #kids #travel #Illinois

  July 26, 2016
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RT @elijahpsbrews: Tuesday means $3 pints of @urbanchestnut Tonight we have Stammtisch and Dorfbier pints and Maximilian and Oxnbrau tulips…

  July 26, 2016
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Sunset at Clark Bridge

  January 25, 2016
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J & P Edelweiss

  October 22, 2015
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Elsah, Illinois

  October 22, 2015
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Country Meadows

  October 22, 2015
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Alton Antique Center

  October 22, 2015
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Aunt Sha's

  October 21, 2015
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Migrating Monarchs

  September 24, 2014
Visit Alton Blogs

  Wood River, Illinois
January 20, 2014  

  Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge
January 20, 2014  

  Robert Wadlow Statue
January 20, 2014  

  Riverview Park
January 20, 2014  

  Piasa Park
January 20, 2014  

  Pere Marquette State Park & Lodge
January 20, 2014  

  Pere Marquette Cross
January 20, 2014  

  National Great Rivers Museum
January 20, 2014  

  Lincoln - Douglas Square
January 20, 2014  

  Lewis & Clark State Historic Site
January 20, 2014  

  Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower
January 20, 2014  

  Great Rivers Park
January 20, 2014  

  Grafton, Illinois
January 20, 2014  

  Grafton, Illinois
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  Clifton Terrace Park
January 20, 2014  

  Clark Bridge
January 20, 2014  

  Chautauqua
January 20, 2014  

  Brussels Ferry
January 20, 2014  

  Alton Visitor Center
January 20, 2014  

  Alton Riverfront Amphitheater
January 20, 2014  

  Alton Marina
January 20, 2014  

Fall Migration

  December 03, 2013
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  January 01, 1970
 

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