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Wood River overview

Wood River is a budget-friendly place unique for its casinos and college atmosphere. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for biking and hiking. Spend a relaxing day at Jones-Confluence Point State Park and O'Fallon Park when the weather is nice. Make some memories at National Great Rivers Museum and Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower. A family- and business-friendly area, Wood River also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Wood River

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Wood River has accommodations to fit every need. There are 202 hotels in the Wood River area and you can shop as many as 47 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 67 2-star hotels with an average price of $43 per night
  • • 90 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 37 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night
  • • 4 5-star hotels with an average price of $149 per night

How to get to Wood River

Fly in to St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), 16.8 mi (27 km) from downtown Wood River.

What to see around Wood River

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • The Gardens at SIUE
  • • Splash City Family Waterpark
  • • Gateway Fun Park
It's notable for its swimming spots, hiking trails, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Jones-Confluence Point State Park
  • • O'Fallon Park
  • • Fairgrounds Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • National Great Rivers Museum
  • • Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower
  • • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • • Argosy Casino
  • • Alton Square Mall

When to visit Wood River

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: 8.2 inches
  • • April-June: 12.8 inches
  • • July-September: 10.1 inches
  • • October-December: 10.2 inches