Hotels in Elsah, Illinois

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Elsah overview

Elsah is known for its shops. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. You might find the perfect souvenir at Alton Square Mall or St. Louis Mills Mall. Be sure stop by Raging Rivers Waterpark and Alton Prison while you're here. A family-friendly area, Elsah also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Elsah

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

How to get to Elsah

Fly in to St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), 14.5 mi (23.4 km) from downtown Elsah.

What to see around Elsah

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Raging Rivers Waterpark
  • • American Legion Fairgrounds
  • • Kokomo Joe's Family Fun Center
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Alton Square Mall
  • • St. Louis Mills Mall
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Alton Prison
  • • Argosy Casino
  • • Historic Museum of Torture Devices
  • • Old St. Ferdinand Shrine
  • • Jerseyville Historic District

When to visit Elsah

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 62°F day, 21°F night
  • April-June: 88°F day, 40°F night
  • July-September: 89°F day, 50°F night
  • October-December: 74°F day, 22°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 7.87 inches
  • April-June: 12.87 inches
  • July-September: 10.75 inches
  • October-December: 10.00 inches