Visitors to Alton are sure to enjoy the shopping and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's local tours, wineries, and cafés.
- You'll find 79 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Collinsville
- The closest major airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city center
- The next closest is in St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), 29.3 mi (47.2 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Alton
The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Alton Square Mall is a favorite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Lincoln Douglas Square and Argosy Casino.
As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 6 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Alton. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis/Alton - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and proximity to shopping.
- Best Western Plus Parkway Hotel - Our customers like the overall value and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
- Comfort Inn - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms.
Getting Around Alton
To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Alton Station or Alton Station. Alton might not have very many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore more.
Dressing for Alton
- Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 61°F during the day and 23°F at night
- From April to June, the average during the day is 88°F, while the average at night is 41°F
- July through September has daytime averages of 89°F with nighttime averages of 54°F
- In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 74°F and nighttime averages of 24°F
- About 41.30 inches of rain falls on Alton each year
- Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 88°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 25°F