We  take you behind the bricks,
exploring both history and the Hauntings.

You’re not just an observer, you’re part of the adventure.

Who we are

We are a tour company located in the historic city of Alton, IL, along the bluffs of the mighty Mississippi River. Alton Odyssey Tours was created with the primary goal of providing guests an immersive, hands-on Alton experience. We are story tellers who are deeply passionate about this beautiful city and want others to share our love for its history.

Our staff and tour guides are professional communicators with a combined 100 years of experience in the tour business.

What's new?

"Welcome To Alton Tour"- one hour walking tour highlighting Alton's history.

Grotto Bike Rental- enjoy exploring Alton by bike! We have a variety of types and sizes, including e-bikes.

Prohibition Tour- sample a couple of prohibition era cocktails while you experience what Alton was like in the 1920s.

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Each tour is packed full of stories and history going back generations.

Meet the Team

With a combined 100+ years experience in the tour business, our team takes you behind the bricks for an in depth look at our history and hauntings.

33 YRS


I cannot say enough positive things about this tour. Even my skeptic husband enjoyed it immensely for the history, and getting to see these older buildings. We plan to go on this tour every October now!
Morgan B.
The Haunted Craft Beer Walk was amazing. With the city of Alton exuding history at every turn, along with its position among the hills and on the incomparable Mississippi River, the setting for the tour is ideal. The clever bonus of pairing craft beer with each tour venue is a winner and enhanced by the thorough knowledge of the guides posted at each destination. Take this tour. You will not forget it!
Roger L.
Whether you're on it for the haunt or the history, Alton Odyssey Haunted Craft Beer Walk is hands down the best tour around (because what's better than BOO's and Booze)! The tour team was very helpful in explaining how to use the instruments while also giving us the time and space to explore. I was even able to catch reading on camera! Join one of the many tours Odyssey has to offer- you won't be disappointed!
Shelby N.
Last fall my Fiance and I went on the Alton Odyssey Tours to experience all of the spooky features Alton, IL has to offer. We had an amazing time participating in the tour. The staff was so well informed and had many cool ghost gadgets for the customers to use while listening to the rich history that is haunting Alton. I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting to get out and experience a different kind of date night or even a family affair. We can't wait to go again this year and for many years to come as the hosts keep adding more each year for the viewers experience! Thank you Alton Odyssey Tours.
Katie H.
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Behind the Bricks Podcast documents and preserves “stories from the inside” and brings our guest speakers back inside the buildings they once spent time in.


Behind The Bricks
Behind The Bricks

We are excited to announce our partnership with All Town, USA!

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