14 days in Alton Itinerary

14 days in Alton Itinerary

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Alton ©
Alton is a city on the Mississippi River in Madison County, Illinois, United States, about 15mi north of St. Get in touch with nature at Lake Shelbyville and Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center. Step off the beaten path and head to Astral Glass Studio and Gallery and Pickle Springs Natural Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Alton: Fezziwig's Marketplace (in O'Fallon), Kirkwood Farmers’ Market (in Kirkwood) and Chesterfield (St. Louis Premium Outlets, American Girl St Louis, & more). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Hawn State Park, learn about winemaking at Augusta Winery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Litchfield Pickers Market, and stop by Marcoot Jersey Creamery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alton day trip planning site .

September in Alton sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alton

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Sainte Genevieve, Chesterfield, New Haven, Saint Peters, Augusta
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Pickle Springs Natural Area ©
Pickle Springs Natural Area
Shaw Nature Reserve ©
Shaw Nature Reserve
Lake Shelbyville ©
Lake Shelbyville