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Alton, IL & St. Louis Area

Attractions, Activities, Events & Happenings


Beall Mansion Earns Dual TripAdvisor Honor

Alton, IL –  The Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed and Breakfast Inn announced today that it has received a 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame Award. (more…)

Canoe Trip on the Mississippi

View the Midwest in a whole new light with a guided canoe trip down the Mississippi River.  (more…)

The Best of the Best

Best of the Best – The Daily Meal named BEALL MANSION one of the 50 Best Bed and Breakfast’s in America! (more…)

The St.Louis Arch’s $380 million makeover

July 3 is the day everyone has been waiting for, the new museum at the Arch will be opening! (more…)

Alton Craft Beer Week

It’s back! Alton Craft Beer Week will return April 7th-April 14th! (more…)

Fun and Free Weekend

Thrillist.Com named Saint Louis, Missouri one of “The Best U.S. Cities for a totally free and fun Weekend”, and we couldn’t agree more! (more…)

Unused Vacation Time

Do you have unused vacation days? If so, at what cost to the economy? At what cost to you? (more…)

Eagle Watching Getaway

People come from all over to see the American Bald Eagles in Alton. They fly over the Mississippi and the bluffs so majestically.  It’s truly a beautiful sight to see, and you don’t want to miss it. (more…)

Fire Place Fridays

Tired of the cold weather? Well bring your friends, some food and come warm up by the Fire at Grafton Winery the Vineyards’ Fireplace Friday. (more…)

Alton Restaurant Week

Alton Restaurant Week is back and better than ever! Ready to get out of your comfort zone and try some new, unique, and delicous? (more…)

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