Escape to freedom with runaway slaves or hunt for ghosts in Alton. Tour the Million Dollar Courthouse and Cannonball Jail in Carlinville. Witness behind-the-scenes action at the National Corn-to-Ethanol Plant or the Goshen Coffee Company in Edwardsville.  Spots eagles along the River Road with an experienced nature guide. Create a customized tour itinerary with local step-on guides and receptive companies.  Experience more adventure in the Great Rivers & Routes region!

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Shuttle Tours

The Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau (ARCVB) will be partnering with some of our tour providers to offer specialty-themed tours throughout the year. Tours include Eagle Watching, Underground Railroad, Eat Like a Local BBQ, Historic Elsah and more.

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Trip Ideas

When you want the inside scoop on a place’s must-see, must-do things, you go straight to the source. Find ideas for your next great adventure in the Great Rivers & Routes region right here.