Destination guide

Friendly Alton will entice you

The area's wineries and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Alton. Well known for its local tours, shopping and cafés, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Alton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Alton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Raging Rivers Waterpark (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Splash City Family Waterpark (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Gateway Fun Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Villa Marie Winery & Banquet Center (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Westlake Golf Course (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • American Legion Fairgrounds (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Alton is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jones-Confluence Point State Park (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • The Gardens at SIUE (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • O'Fallon Park (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Fairgrounds Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Alton

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 29.3 mi (47.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Alton Station or Alton Station and explore the city from there.

How many vacation rentals are available around Alton, IL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 10 vacation rentals around Alton. From 9 house rentals to 9 , find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Alton?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alton:

  • Downtown: 359 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 103 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 118 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 72 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 124 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Alton?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Alton. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alton Station: 124 vacation rentals
  • National Great Rivers Museum: 497 vacation rentals
  • Alton Square Mall: 66 vacation rentals
  • Alton Prison: 401 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Douglas Square: 411 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alton listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alton?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 9 Houses in Alton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alton include:

  • House: 9 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Alton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 8 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Alton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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