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Things to do in Alton, Illinois

Main Street of old Downtown Alton speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Alton the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Alton has the perfect game shop for both young and old. Your friends and family will enjoy hours of entertainment with a wide selection of board games, card games and games of skill. A perfect stop for travellers with kids and those seeking a new adventure for game night.

Downtown Alton has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.

Downtown Alton has several options for shopping for specialty food items that are not found in regular grocery stores. Shops tailored for "foodies" offer tastings of the products as well as scheduled culinary classes to perfect your skills. Shop for infused oils, salts and spices from around the World!

Downtown Alton thanks the collection of small business owners who devote their time and energy to make shopping downtown a great experience. Inventory offered downtown is shopped by the merchant buyer to bring the best products to your neighborhood.

Why do you love downtown?

Alison Barlow
Charming, lovely downtown. Love the antique shops!

Shari
the scenery, the people, love the activities that go on, even on holidays Ashland is the best to be in, the adventures and animals you can see on a daily bases, and most of all, kid friendly

Jeremy Holmes
Supporting small business downtown is a very real way to support your local community. Downtown businesses are locals, like us.

Heather Anne Hopfinger
You do not have to walk far for a movie or some place great to shop or workout

heather ashbaker
this will be my first visit

Restaurants in Alton, Illinois


Alton Pit Stop

4200 College Avenue
Downtown Alton



Aunt Sam's Uptown Eatery

2512 College Avenue
Downtown Alton



Alton Sports Tap

3812 College Avenue
Downtown Alton



A Taste Of Class

1801 Woodland Avenue
Downtown Alton



Aunt Sam's Uptown Eatery

2512 College Avenue Alton, IL 62002
Downtown Alton




Downtown Alton Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Alton can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.

Avoid booking poolside for kids playing during the day and gatherings at night. Sound bounces off of the water and voices carry so ask for a room away from the pool either on the opposite side of the hotel or in higher floors.



Comfort Inn
11 Crossroads Ct


Super 8 Alton
1800 Homer M. Adams Parkway


Best Western Plus Parkway Hotel
1900 Homer Adams Pkwy