Alton has long been touted as the "Most Haunted Small Town in America," and the local tourism bureau says you can learn more on one of a number of haunted evening cruises on the Mississippi River this October to hear the ghoulish stories of Alton. Through the years, many travelers have investigated and inquired about the unexplained happenings and psychic phenomena found throughout Alton.
Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau President Brett Stawar says trips are proving to be popular.
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The first of the haunted cruises are scheduled on the nights of Thursday, October 9, Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11. There are more cruises the following Thursday through Saturday. Admission is $35 per person. To make reservations, call (800) 258-6645.