Booking a Hotel in Granite City, IL

Granite City, Illinois is located in Madison County and is approximately 10 miles from St. Louis, Missouri. Start off exploring the area a Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. The park covers about 3.5 square miles and contains 80 mounds. Monks Mound is the largest structure and central focus of the city, standing ten stories tall it's the largest man-made earthen mound north of Mexico. Check out the Cahokia Museum and Interpretive Center also on property for more information and historical importance of the site. 

Take a short drive to the Mississippi River Overlook at Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park. The park features the Gateway Geyser the tallest water fountain in the United States and second tallest in the world. Rising 630 feet into the air, blasting 7,500 of water a minute. Another big feature on the site is the Mississippi River Overlook standing 40 feet tall with is tiered structure is the best place to photograph the St. Louis  Arch and Skyline. 


Top Things to Do in Granite City, IL

  • Gateway Motorsports Park
  • Granite City Cinema
  • Granite City Lock & Dam
  • Horseshoe Lake
  • Legacy Golf Course
  • Mississippi River Overlook
  • scf lewis & clark
  • The Gateway Arch

Colleges & Universities Near Granite City, IL

  • Southwestern Illinois College

Historical Sites Near Granite City, IL

  • Cahokia Mounds
  • Gateway Arch
  • Lewis and Clark State Historic Site
  • Old Six Mile Museum
  • Worlds Largest Catsup Bottle

Hospitals Near Granite City, IL

  • Gateway Regional Medical Center

Airports Near Granite City, IL

  • St. Louis Downtown Airport
  • St. Louis Lambert International Airport

Military Bases Near Granite City, IL

  • Dept of Homeland Security
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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