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Visitors Guide

Request our 2017 Official Alton Visitors Guide and start planning your trip today!

2017 Official Alton Visitors Guide
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Oh the Places You'll Go

There is fun to be done all around the Meeting of the Great Rivers and now is the time to create your own adventure!

Located along the banks of the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois rivers just a few miles north of St. Louis, the region offers outdoor adventures, tranquil riverside moments and the chance to step back into historical moments.

Grafton Zipline Adventures on the bluffs above the Mississippi River

Capture the feeling of freedom and delight at Grafton Zipline Adventures as you soar over the canopy of trees high above the rivers. The 1.78 mile trail winds through the forest in the bluffs overlooking the city of Grafton and the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Then enjoy a glass of wine at adjoining Aerie’s Riverview Winery while savoring what is arguably the “Best View in the Midwest”.

It's cool when it's hot at Raging Rivers Water Park

Spend the day with the family at Raging Rivers Water Park, the only water park located along the banks of the Mississippi River.The park opens on May 27.

Pere Marquette State Park is the largest state park in Illinois

Or hit the trails at Pere Marquette State Park where the views will take your breath away. And did you know that the park also offers rock climbing sites? There are over 50 set lines for both traditional and sport rock climbers.

Abraham Lincoln spent time in Alton, Illinois. Discover his legacy!

Walk in Abraham Lincoln’s footsteps through Alton with the Lincoln Civil War Legacy Trail. Or journey through the region’s Underground Railroad stops on a one-of-a-kind shuttle tour. Don't miss the Lewis & Clark State Historic Site in Hartford. The site is the starting point of one of the nation's greatest adventures!




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