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Summer

Get away to the Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway all around Alton, Illinois for sounds of sweet music floating above the river, awesome jaw-dropping river adventures, romantic retreats, family fun and a taste of local dishes. We have the perfect summer getaway for you! For more information on exploring the Alton region during summer, download our Summer Guide or request a visitor guide.

The winding river road is the perfect backdrop for river adventures all along the byway. Whether zip lining, parasailing, biking, hiking, fishing, boating, or taking in a round of golf in Alton or Godfrey, you'll never run out of things to do and places to see. Make a weekend of it, and check out these local lodging properties that are family-friendly and perfect for a quick summer getaway. Find all of our deals and packages to plan your getaway.

Outdoors & Recreation

The Great Rivers & Routes region has plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy. Go horseback...

Events

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

Cities & Towns

In the Midwest, and especially in the Great Rivers & Routes region, community matters. Each...

Hotels

With approximately 600 rooms available, you'll find the perfect place to stay as you make your...