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Spring

Spring is finally here and nature is alive at last! Blades of luscious green grass are dancing across the landscape. Migrating birds are making their triumphant return. And the Mighty Mississippi River is freely flowing toward your next adventure. Stop waiting and start living in the moment. Flock to the Great Rivers this spring all around Alton.

For more information on exploring the Alton region during spring, download our Spring Guide or request a Visitor Guide.

Spend the night where the great rivers meet great moments. Find all of our deals and packages to plan your getaway.

CELEBRATE THE GREAT RIVERS
The Mississippi River is one of America's Great Rivers, celebrated as a flyway for migrating birds, a super highway for exported goods and a source of recreation for young and old alike. Join us this spring during one of our river events to celebrate the greatness of our three rivers - the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois.

GO WITH THE FLOW
Live in the moment with a flair of yesteryear as you cruise on one of the few remaining paddlewheel boats on the Mississippi River. Take your pick of sightseeing, lunch, dinner, bird watching, sweets or wine cruises.

RARE FINDS ON THE RIVER
You have nothing but time on your side this spring. Browse the shops for a new antique find in Alton, sip wine with a river view.

Events

In the Great Rivers & Routes region, it’s celebrating local brews with Craft Beer Week....

Things To Do

In the Great Rivers & Routes region, experience is everything. There’s only one place in...

Shopping

Finding that fabulous vintage piece at an antique shop, perusing locally owned storefronts in a...

Restaurants

The Great Rivers & Routes region is serving up great dining options daily from locally owned and...