- 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
The Granite City Ice Skate Rink is a wonderful way for the youth and community to unite and do something active. The rink is the home of MVCHA Granite City Warriors Hockey Team as well as many other hockey clubs.
Founded in 1991, the Watershed Nature Center is dedicated to providing environmental education, passive recreation, and enjoyment of native habitats. The nature center maintains a one mile scenic walking trail and hosts several educational programs.
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University Park Dr, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 62026 MoreLess Info
SIUE Cougar Lanes welcomes both students and non-students, and it can be booked for birthday parties. This family-friendly bowling alley will provide hours of fun, and it also features a gaming room and pool tables.
Summerstage Inc is an amateur thespian organization which began conducting theatrical performances in 1981. The group currently operates out of a seventy seat theater and presents five programs per year, including dramas, comedies and musicals.
In operation since 1984, Funtown USA has loads of experience in family fun. The facility offers inline and traditional skating, public skate times, adult roller hockey leagues, and full service birthday parties, of course.
A family run horse facility, Liberty Prairie Farms provides quality care for horses. Also for horse enthusiasts, the farm offers both horseback riding lessons and training in horse handling. Other services include saddle fitting, boarding and horse leasing.
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715 N Main Street, Edwardsville, IL 62025 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to preserving the region's history, Madison County Historical Museum has Native American and early pioneer artifacts on display. The museum is located in a former resident's historic home from the 1800s.
Featuring boutique bowling lanes, Edison's Entertainment Complex offers a bowling alley, bar, buffet, arcade, laser tag, and more. There are large widescreen TVs that play sports games above the bowling lanes.