Destination guide

Culturally rich Granite City will entice you

The area's culture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Granite City. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, cafés and lake. Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Granite City

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Granite City a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Louis Zoo (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Grants Farm (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Splash City Family Waterpark (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Gateway Fun Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • World Aquarium (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Granite City

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Granite City. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • O'Fallon Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Fairgrounds Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Jones-Confluence Point State Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Malcolm Martin Memorial Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • The Gardens at SIUE (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Granite City

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 13.9 mi (22.4 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 (47.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Granite City, IL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 422 vacation rentals near Granite City. From 133 house rentals to 256 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Granite City for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Granite City?

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 Granite City:

  • Downtown: 285 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 64 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 67 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 80 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 88 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 Granite City?

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

  • Busch Stadium: 460 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Zoo: 476 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium/World Aquarium: 471 vacation rentals
  • Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park: 487 vacation rentals
  • Washington University: 476 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Granite City 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 Granite City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 133 Houses in Granite City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Granite City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 256 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Granite City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Granite City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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