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East St. Louis overview

East St. Louis is a friendly locale distinct for its live music and riverfront, and known for its casinos and shops. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Families will find plenty of fun at St. Louis Zoo and Grants Farm. Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, East St. Louis is for you.

Where to stay in East St. Louis

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around East St. Louis has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in East St. Louis with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all East St. Louis hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best East St. Louis hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to East St. Louis

Fly in to St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from downtown East St. Louis.

Metro stations include:
  • • Washington Park Station
  • • 5th and Missouri Station
  • • Emerson Park Station

What to see around East St. Louis

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • GCS Ballpark
  • • Busch Stadium
  • • Dome at America’s Center
  • • Gateway International Raceway
  • • Scottrade Center
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • St. Louis Children's Aquarium/World Aquarium
  • • Eckert’s Millstadt Farm
  • • St. Louis Science Center
  • • Gateway Fun Park
  • • St. Louis Zoo
The area's live music scene and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum
  • • Katherine Dunham Museum
  • • Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum
  • • Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum
  • • Soldiers Memorial Museum
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Gateway Arch
  • • Anheuser-Busch Brewery
  • • City Museum
  • • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum
  • • Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

When to visit East St. Louis

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 62°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 88°F day, 39°F night
  • July-September: 89°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 75°F day, 23°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 7.76 inches
  • April-June: 13.19 inches
  • July-September: 9.92 inches
  • October-December: 10.20 inches