- Our list of the best things to do in Alton, Illinois, features the top 182 nearby activities — including 71 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Alton, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Alton, IL , followed by 166 popular activities in nearby cities, including St. Louis, Edwardsville, Florissant, St. Charles, Maryland Heights, Collinsville, Grafton, St. Peters, Fairview Heights, Granite City, Chesterfield, Hazelwood, Belleville, Boonville, Jefferson City and Maplewood
Located along the Missouri River, Frontier Park is a 16-acre facility featuring a 15-foot Lewis and Clark statue. The park provides a stage for events, picnic areas, benches, open green space and trails for hiking and biking.
56% 16 votes
9301 Collinsville Road, Collinsville, IL 62234 MoreLess Info
At Fairmount Park Race Track the main attraction is watching and betting on the horse races, but visitors can also enjoy the bars and buffet. Bets go as low as $2 and there are daily drink specials and live music.
92% 305 votes
999 North 2nd Street, Lumiere Place Casino, St. Louis, MO 63102 MoreLess Info
St. Louis Fun Trolley Tours features a narrated 75 to 90 minute tour of St. Louis aboard an air-conditioned trolley with bells, brass rails and cushioned seats. Visitors will see over a dozen of the city's famous landmarks.
Little Hills Winery makes and bottles a variety of red and white wines, and operates a full-service restaurant in downtown St. Charles. The restaurant features Little Hills' original wines as well as a variety of menu options.
Plenty of recreation and exercise opportunities are available within Vago Park, including three playgrounds, a sand volleyball court, fitness court, and a multi-purpose court. The park is also home to the Judy Barnett Memorial Scented Garden that features many flowers and walking paths.
Learn about historic explorers at the Lewis & Clark Center in St. Charles, Missouri. It contains a boat house, a nature preserve and an extensive assortment of items and information relating to these important American pioneers.
Katy Trail State Park is the longest rails to trails project of the nation stretching from Machens to Clinton. The trail offers a variety of interesting scenery such as tree-shaded areas, open fields, and the Missouri River bluffs.
The former home of Robert Campbell, the Campbell House Museum was built in 1851. The museum has furniture, clothing, letters, paintings and other items that belonged to the Campbell family when they lived there between 1854 and 1938.