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Alton overview

Visitors to Alton can take time to see places like Argosy Casino and National Great Rivers Museum. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Alton Square Mall. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Alton.

Where to stay in Alton

Whether traveling for business or leisure, Alton can accommodate all visitors. There are 6 hotels in Alton and you can shop as many as 476 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%. Our room prices start at 35 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Alton as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 5-star hotels from 149 USD per night
  • • 40 4-star hotels from 97 USD per night
  • • 115 3-star hotels from 70 USD per night
  • • 47 2-star hotels from 41 USD per night

How to get to Alton

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from central Alton. Alton Station is the closest train station, located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city center.

What to see around Alton

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • The Gardens at SIUE
  • • Raging Rivers Waterpark
  • • Splash City Family Waterpark
  • • Gateway Fun Park
  • • American Legion Fairgrounds
A top draw is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Historic Museum of Torture Devices
  • • National Great Rivers Museum
  • • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • • Bigfoot 4 x 4 Inc
  • • James S. McDonnell Prologue Room
It's well known for its scenic landscape and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Jones-Confluence Point State Park
  • • O'Fallon Park
  • • Fairgrounds Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Alton Square Mall
  • • St. Louis Mills Mall
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Argosy Casino
  • • National Great Rivers Museum
  • • Alton Square Mall

When to visit Alton

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: 61°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 41°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 54°F night
  • • October-December: 74°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.27 inches
  • • April-June: 12.83 inches
  • • July-September: 10.08 inches
  • • October-December: 10.20 inches
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