- The list below includes 142 free or cheap things to do in or near Alton, Illinois, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Haunted Tours, History Museums, Bowling and Arts Centers.
- From Great Rivers Scenic Route to Gordon Moore F Community Park the, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Alton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Louis, Florissant, Edwardsville and St. Charles.
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1 Saint Ferdinand Park Drive, Florissant, MO 63031 MoreLess Info
Spread across 64 acres of land, Saint Ferdinand Park is home to a summer concert series which is held adjacent to the lake. The park itself maintains standard facilities like six ball fields, horseshoe courts, a sand volleyball court, tennis courts, and four playground areas.
Owned and Operated by the local school district, the Little Creek Nature Area is a 97 acre outdoor opportunity for education about nature, biology, environmental science, ecology, and the past with its living history feature.
Preserved by a non-profit foundation, Old St. Ferdinand Shrine is a historic shrine built by early French settlers to the region. The foundation hosts community events like pancake breakfasts, festivals, house tours, and concerts at the building.
The Tri-City Speedway is a dirt track oval that regularly features automobile racing across a variety of classes and vehicle types, from midgets to sprint cars. The track has large seating areas, an infield, and allows camping in designated areas.
Dedicated to celebrating, preserving, and increasing awareness of local history and culture, the Florissant Valley Historical Society maintains the Taille de Noyer house and museum. The society sponsors a variety of events year-round.
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4560 Washington Street, Florissant, MO 63033 MoreLess Info
The Chappel House Art Gallery offers the works of over 60 local artists in jewelry, sculpture and prints for viewing and sale. Located within a restored home built in 1850, the gallery also features special events and scheduled exhibitions.
With outdoor and indoor spaces for fitness, Dellwood Recreation Center provides visitors with sports fields, meeting rooms, and a pool. The center features a youth gaming room with pool tables, claw machines, air hockey, and more.