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Your Guide to Three Days of Fall Fun Arts & Culture

Your Guide to Three Days of Fall Fun This autumn itinerary is packed with favorite fall activities from spooky to festive to stunning.    DAY 1 9 A.M. | Sip Coffee at Maeva's In case you need a paranormal fix this season, head to the ...



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Get Your Instagram Kicks on Route 66 Orchards & Gardens

Illinois’ The Great Rivers area is also home to great drives thanks to its location along the final leg of Route 66 in Illinois. This stint of the Mother Road has everything from soda fountains to giant rabbits, elephants and catsup bottles ...



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A Quiet Weekend Getaway Arts & Culture

A Quiet Weekend Getaway Spend a relaxing and fun weekend exploring charming towns and quaint local attractions from the comfort of a lovely B&B or boutique hotel.    DAY 1 | Grafton Means Camping or Resorts, Wineries and a Historic ...



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Top Spots to See Halloween Parades Transportation

No one knows how to do Halloween like the towns throughout the Great Rivers and Routes region located in Southwestern Illinois, minutes from St. Louis. (Photo by Andrew Dobson) Six different parades will be held at the end of October including ...



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Fall Travel Along the Great River Road Shopping

Planning your next fall vacation? You’ll find plenty of things to do all around Alton, Illinois, this autumn. Visit Alton, Godfrey, Grafton, Elsah, Jerseyville and Calhoun County and enjoy beautiful fall color drives along the Meeting of the ...



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Fresh Produce & More At Farmers Market Arts & Culture

From fresh grown local produce to hand crafted works of art and antique finds. You can find it all at farmers markets across the region this summer. During the week, pick up the cream of the crop on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights in Alton, ...



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Walk with Lincoln Food & Drink

The rich history of Alton includes debates, duels, murders, railroads and riverboats. Alton's location near the three great western rivers thrust the city into the forefront of the great issues of the early nineteenth century - slavery, commerce, ...



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The Best Scenic Drive in America Orchards & Gardens

Time and again visitors are drawn to America’s rivers longing for adventure, a sense of the past, and the days of leisurely, family vacations and relaxing drives. Return to a time of simplicity and American values along the Meeting of the ...



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Top Spots to Find Local Food and Wine ... Shopping

Famous for massive bluffs and spectacular waterfront views, the Alton region, located 25 minutes north of St. Louis in Illinois at the confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois rivers, also has a vibrant and growing restaurant, winery and ...



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Take a Trip on Route 66 Lifestyle & Culture

Kick back, relax and take a drive along the Mother Road, Old Route 66 all around Macoupin and Madison Counties. There are more than 30 different sites to see along Route 66 from Livingston and Staunton to Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and the Old Chain ...



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Your Guide to Historic Alton Shopping

Alton is one of America’s great river towns. It is filled with historic homes, great shops and diverse industry. Abundant with historical figures and local legends, many threads of our nation’s history can be discovered right here in ...



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Amazing Deals in the Best Kept Secret ... Hospitality Partners

Time and again visitors are drawn to America’s rivers longing for adventure, a sense of the past, and the days of leisurely vacations and relaxing drives. We invite you to return to a time of simplicity along the Meeting of the Great Rivers ...



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