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Altamont overview

Altamont is a small town unique for its architecture, countryside, and natural features. You'll enjoy the ample beer and dining options, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and running. Take in some of the area's local culture at Dr. Charles M. Wright Mansion and Altamont Living Museum. Local sights like Effingham County Fairgrounds and Ballard Nature Center are worth a visit. A family-friendly area, Altamont also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Altamont

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

How to get to Altamont

Fly in to St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), 90.3 mi (145.3 km) from downtown Altamont.

What to see around Altamont

The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Dr. Charles M. Wright Mansion
  • • Altamont Living Museum
  • • Ballard Nature Center
  • • Mid America Motorworks, My Garage Museum
It's well known for its countryside and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Lake Sara
  • • Bliss Park
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Effingham County Fairgrounds
  • • Cardinal Golf Course
  • • Effingham Performance Center
  • • Village Square Mall
  • • Effingham County Courthouse

When to visit Altamont

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: 58°F day, 17°F night
  • April-June: 86°F day, 37°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 73°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 8.78 inches
  • April-June: 13.15 inches
  • July-September: 10.24 inches
  • October-December: 10.75 inches