If you are looking for a "staycation," there is no shortage of events around the Riverbend. While October can be a slow month of other Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureaus across the state, things are just ramping up here in Alton, according to Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau President Brett Stawar.
The week of October 5-12 is Illinois Scenic Byway Week. Stawar says the Great Rivers Scenic Byway draws in visitors from around the state and around the nation. There will be fall festivals, river cruises, anniversary celebrations, and the changing of the fall colors all within the next 30 days. For more information on any upcoming event, call 465-6676.