about arcvbABOUT US
The Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau is a destination marketing organization serving northern Madison, Jersey and Calhoun Counties. Founded in 1985, the bureau was established to educate visitors about the many attractions the region has to offer by providing information regarding the area's history, unique landmarks, recreational opportunities, leisure attractions, special events and scenic marvels. The Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau is certified by the Illinois Office of Tourism.
To build public awareness of the many tourism assets in northern Madison, Jersey, Calhoun and Macoupin Counties; to actively create and distribute marketing collateral to encourage new tourists to visit the region; and to enthusiastically assist in development of new or enhanced tourism products, as defined by public and private initiatives as well as maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace.
To provide world class destination marketing leadership that improves this region's quality of life and economic vitality.
The Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau is led by a 21 member Board of Directors. Monthly meetings are held to report bureau activities. For more details on board activities, click here.
The Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau
200 Piasa Street
Alton, IL 62002
1-800-ALTON-IL TOLL FREE
(618) 465-6676 PHONE
(618) 465-6151 FAX
Alton Visitor Center
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
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