With so many kid-friendly destinations, Alton, Illinois, is a great choice for those looking for a family-oriented vacation close to home this summer. To sweeten the deal, Alton has launched a new Kid'Cation program designed to make visiting the area even more affordable.
Scheduled for the week of July 31-Aug. 9, Kid'Cation is 10 days of free events and discounts designed with families in mind. Book accommodations at Super 8 hotel for just $60 a night, receive discounts at Raging Rivers Water Park and a pirate cruise aboard the Hakuna Matata, and enjoy the area's other free destinations and activities.
"We know parents often wait almost too late to plan a last minute-getaway," said Brett Stawar, president and CEO of the Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau. "Kid'Cation is a way we can offer a competitive slate of events, specials, activities and giveaways for families looking for an affordable end-of-summer vacation. The support for Kid'Cation throughout our region has been phenomenal."