5 days in Great Rivers & Routes Itinerary

5 days in Great Rivers & Routes 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alton: Collinsville (Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, World's Largest Catsup Bottle, &more), Henry's Rabbit Ranch (in Staunton) and Pere Marquette State Park (in Grafton). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at World's Tallest Man Statue, admire the engineering at Melvin Price Locks and Dam, try to win big at Argosy Casino Alton, and take a memorable drive along Great Rivers Scenic Route.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alton trip planner.

Houston to Alton is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in July; daily highs in Alton reach 85°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alton

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

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Great Rivers Scenic Route
Great Rivers Scenic Route
World's Largest Catsup Bottle ©
World's Largest Catsup Bottle
National Great Rivers Museum ©
National Great Rivers Museum