• Eagle Watching in Alton, Grafton and Godfrey, Illinois (2014)

    Eagle Sightings All Around Alton

    The Meeting of the Great Rivers region (Alton, Godfrey, Calhoun County and Grafton, Illinois) is a great place to watch for eagles. Eagles typically migrate to the Meeting of the Great Rivers in late December to early January.

  • Cakeway to the West

    Cakeway to the West: Calhoun County

    Cakeway to the West is one part public art exhibit, one part scavenger hunt and one part history lesson - all adding up to a year's worth of fun exploring St. Louis and celebrating its 250th birthday in 2014! Standing four-feet-tall, each two-tier ornamental birthday cake have been ...

  • Step on Guide

    Step On Guide Program

    Come explore the beauty and history of Calhoun with a narrated tour provided by one of our Step-on-Guides.  Our Step-on-Guides will meet your tour bus as you arrive in the county and provide a narrated tour to ensure you experience all the history and charm Calhoun county has to offer.  ...

  • Eagle Watching in Alton and Grafton, Illinois

    Backyard Tourist: Eagles in Your Backyard

    You don’t have to go far to find American Bald Eagles these days. They are right in your backyard. Look out over the rivers, up in the bluffs or simply overhead and an eagle may be within sight.The first time I saw an eagle this year, it was flying over College Avenue by Rock Springs ...

  • Facts About the American Bald Eagle

    Discovering Bald Eagles in Illinois

    With the temperature dropping and snowflakes falling, it’s time to relax on the river with sightseeing trips to gaze at the magnificent American Bald Eagles in Alton, Grafton, Godfrey and Calhoun County, Illinois. MORE: Find eagle ...


  • Calhoun County

    Sunset in Calhoun County

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    Beautiful fall foliage in Calhoun County

  • Calhoun County

    Calhoun County is a great place to see the scenic views of the Illinois and Mississippi rivers.

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    Bluff line in Calhoun County

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    Scenic view of Illinois River