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Stay Safe. Stay Healthy.

We Are Here For You

We care. We care about you and your family and want you to be safe and healthy. That's why we are doing things a bit differently in the Great Rivers & Routes region right now.

With COVID 19 impacting businesses and overall travel, it is important to stay informed. We are dedicated to providing the most up-to-date information available on this page about the effects of the virus on local events and activities.  And we want to provide ways you can safely visit our businesses and enjoy the scenic beauty and historical charm of our Route 66 and Mississippi River communities.

While the news continues to evolve, we are here to support you, our hospitality communities and tourism.

Stay safe and healthy. And when the time is right, be sure to visit us here in the Great Rivers & Routes region of southwest Illinois!

Hospitality Grant Program

State funding available for restaurants & hotels

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Shop Online

Retail therapy is here!

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Local Information

How has COVID-19 impacted Illinois?

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Guidance for Travelers

The latest CDC information

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Restaurant Updates

Restaurants are offering carryout, curbside and delivery

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Alton Visitor Center

Virtual visitor center info

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State Parks

State parks in Illinois are closed

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Get Your Restaurant Fix -- Curbside!

Although restaurants and bars throughout the region are closed to dine in service, you can still feast on some of your favorite entrees, desserts and more with curbside delivery. Please be sure to support our delicious destinations. Most national chain and fast food restaurants will remain open with limited curbside and/or carryout, or delivery options.

Here is a list of one-of-a-kind restaurants which will keep their kitchens open and offer carryout or curbside delivery. Bon appetit!

Alton & Godfrey, IL

 

Collinsville, IL

Edwardsville & Glen Carbon, IL

Troy, IL

Bethalto. IL

East Alton, IL

Hartford, IL

Wood River, IL

Jerseyville, IL

Grafton, IL

Calhoun County

Litchfield, IL

Hillsboro, IL

Nokomis, IL

Carrollton, IL

Bunker Hill, IL

Girard, IL

Mt. Olive, IL

Staunton, IL

Gillespie, IL

Carlinville, IL

Prairietown

Maryville

St. Jacob

Virden

 

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