- 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
Visitors can enjoy views of bluffs during 90 minute fully narrated sightseeing cruises on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers with Great Rivers Tour Boat Company. They offer both public cruises and private charters.
Located in Grafton's entertainment district, Two Rivers Winery is a wine bar that offers domestic and international wines. The bar is housed within one of the city's oldest buildings and encourages outside food for picnics.
Offering both boat rentals and guided boat tours, Grafton Harbor provides visitors with a variety of ways to see the historic Mississippi River coastal areas. Daily tours cover nature sight-seeing and historical commentary, with group and party rates available.
Food and drink aficionados will discover abundant variety at the Grafton Winery & Brewhaus. Guests enjoy scenic views, live entertainment, entrees from their diverse food menu, and can polish off the experience with a cold fresh microbrew or homemade wine.
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Specializing in an array of award-winning craft wines, Aerie's Riverview Winery & Cottages welcomes visitors for tours or tastings. It also features a full-service restaurant, and often hosts live musical entertainment.
The longest zip line at the company, Grafton Zipline, is called the 'Soaring Eagle' and measures around two thousand feet in length. The minimum weight to be able to participate is 45 pounds and the maximum is 250 pounds.