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Choose a vacation rental for your West Alton getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in West Alton. This city has something for everyone. Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in West Alton

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that West Alton has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Louis Zoo (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Raging Rivers Waterpark (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Katy Trail (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • World Aquarium (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Splash City Family Waterpark (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Alton

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, West Alton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Jones-Confluence Point State Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • The Gardens at SIUE (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • O'Fallon Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Fairgrounds Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around West Alton

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away.

Where to stay around West Alton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 22 vacation rentals near West Alton. From 15 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Alton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West 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 West Alton:

  • Downtown: 258 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 54 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 64 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 79 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 69 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to West Alton?

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

  • Jones-Confluence Point State Park: 376 vacation rentals
  • Busch Stadium: 425 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Zoo: 443 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium/World Aquarium: 439 vacation rentals
  • Washington University: 441 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Alton listed on HomeAway 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 West Alton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 15 Houses in West Alton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Alton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Boats: 2 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Alton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in West Alton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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