- 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
Designed by Cass Gilbert, the Central Public Library was built in 1912.The library was partially financed through a donation from Andrew Carnegie and contains elaborate designs throughout, including a ceiling modified from Michelangelo's famous ceiling at the Laurentian Library.
50% 6 votes
1050 S Riverside Drive, St. Charles, MO 63301 MoreLess Info
Set on the edge of the Missouri River, Lewis & Clark Boat House & Nature Center is a boat house converted into a museum. The museum's exhibits showcase the native plants and animals of the region.
67% 3 votes
710 S Main Street, St. Charles, MO 63301 MoreLess Info
The Little Hills Winery-Shop & Tasting Room is a popular location among local wine enthusiasts. Guests have the opportunity to sample the winery's numerous reds and whites and can purchase numerous gifts/accessories in the wine shop.
A community park with baseball and softball fields, Woodland Park also has a pond with fish, ducks, and geese. Fishing is allowed in the pond and the park also has playgrounds, skateboarding and biking areas, and picnic areas.
72% 348 votes
1 Ameristar Boulevard, St. Charles, MO 63301 MoreLess Info
The Ameristar Casino St. Charles has plenty of entertaining opportunities for its visitors: gambling games, spas, and restaurants just to name a few. It has a 700-rooms hotel and parking spots for 1,000 vehicles.
Featuring performances from nationally recognized musicians and comedians, Peabody Opera House is a historic venue restored to its former glory from its heyday in the 1930s. The exterior features columns, while the interior is filled with gold decorative molding.
67% 3 votes
Maryland Heights Center, 2344 Mckelvey Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043 MoreLess Info
Aquaport provides numerous pools and slides for the entire family to cool off and enjoy. Amenities include a family fun pool, lazy river, extreme bowl, flume slide and rapids slide along with snacks and cool treats at the concession stand.
67% 3 votes
2344 McKelvey Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043 MoreLess Info
A multipurpose facility owned and operated by the city of Maryland Heights, the Maryland Heights Centre features an auditorium, multiple meeting rooms, and other amenities. The facility is available for wedding and other event rentals.