Sitting just north of Grafton, a quick ride across the free Brussels Ferry takes you into Calhoun County and the rural villages of Batchtown, Brussels, Hardin, Hamburg and Kampsville.During the month of July, get your taste buds ready for the ever-popular Calhoun County peaches.CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION DINING | LODGING | ATTRACTIONS | EVENTS In 1817, the first settlers arrived in present-day Godfrey.A small settlement in Godfrey known as Rocky Fork, may be the oldest and largest Underground Railroad site in the state of Illinois.Check your travel dates to see what's happening while you're here. Louis on the banks of the Mississippi River, visitors are drawn to All Around because of our authentic river experiences that can only be found in our historic communities and real river towns.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Hartford sits at the southernmost part of the byway and is often a starting point for many byway travelers.we have the perfect pillow to lay down your weary head.With approximately 600 rooms available, you'll find the perfect place to stay as you make your escape all around Alton.At the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, it was here that the Corps of Discovery departed on May 14, 1804.DINING | ATTRACTIONS | EVENTS Roxana was founded in 1921 as Shell Oil Company began to grow its production of its Wood River Refinery in the area. Louis Hawks and New York Knicks was born in Roxana. DINING | ATTRACTIONS | EVENTS Branching inland to the northeast from Grafton is a short drive up to Jerseyville.