Lighted softball field, 7 baseball fields, 6 lighted tennis courts, playground, swimming pool, water slide and wading pool, ice skating rink, lighted basketball court, 1.4 mile fitness trail, outdoor pavilion, stage and picnic shelters.
The McKendree MetroRecPlex is a new, full-service, state-of-the-art sports complex. The complex offers two NHL-sized ice rinks, an aquatic center fit with a 10 lane championship swimming pool, a contemporary fitness area and many other amenities. Memberships and daily passes can be purchased for use of the facility and all its features.
Located the corner of Scott Troy Rd and Hwy 50, our address is 205 Rec Plex Drive, O’Fallon, IL 62269.
Locks 26 and 27 are the largest locks in the inland waterway system. Lock 26 in Alton has a visitor’s center with river displays. Lock 27 located in Granite City is the only lock on the 8.4 mile, man made canal and is the most southerly located.
This 19-mile asphalt/oil & chip trail offers spectacular views of the Mississippi River and Clark Bridge while running along the river and canal, from Russel Commons Park in Alton to 20th Street in Granite City.
Enjoy your favorite iconic American comfort food, made from scratch in-house, right here in the heart of Downtown Granite City.
Monday through Thursday: 11am – 9pm
Friday + Saturday: 11am – 11pm
This bridge is one of the world’s longest pedestrian/bicycle bridges and offers commanding views of the Mississippi River and a great perch for American Eagle watching. Years ago the bridge became very popular as the Route 66 bridge with a 45 degree right curve in the middle. The Bridge is the site of Eagle Days in January and other events.
Find camping, fishing, picnic areas, playgrounds, volleyball and over three miles of hiking trails. Controlled hunting, including pheasant is allowed at specific times of the year.
This building has everything: cardio/weight room, indoor track, indoor acquatic center and a full-size gym for basketball or volleyball. Locker room and shower facilities available.
Celebrate world class art in October at this two-day juried exhibit and sale. This show features original works from 70+ artists in a wide range of art mediums. Enjoy demonstrations, food & drink and the Kids Kreations area.
Four baseball/softball diamonds, five soccer fields or two football fields are featured. There is also a basketball court, skate park, concessions stand and a 2.7 mile walking trail.
The 1836 Weir House is filled with an amazing display of artifacts representing local and county history with the recent addition of a historic research library.
Speed thrills at Gateway Motorsports Park! This flexible venue features regular activities on the 1/4 mile drag strip, 1.25 oval track, road racing course, Gateway Karting facility and so much more! A huge event schedule in 2017 includes the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in June, Indy Car in August and NHRA Midwest Nationals in September.
Regular events including UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Sportsman, Street Stocks and Factory Stocks are held on the 1/4 mi oval. Special events like the World of Outlaw Sprint Cars are on the 1/2 Mile Track.
Hotel/Motel is located few block away from Route 66 Chain of Rock Bridge and historical flea Market.
A variety of “prototype spirits” are made here including vodka, moonshine, whiskey, gin and rum. Tours of the facility are an interesting way to see how it’s all done. Don’t miss the retail area and tasting room (21+ only to taste or buy alcohol). Make your tour reservation in advance Thursday – Saturday noon – 8 pm.
Book a room at our pet-friendly Super 8 Pontoon Beach/St. Louis Area hotel and enjoy easy access to I-270 and popular area attractions.
Come in and unwind in our indoor heated pool, or book a Jacuzzi room. Take advantage of our in-room microwave and refrigerator while you use free high-speed WiFi. In the morning, wake up to a free 8-item SuperStart breakfast and start your day. Our hotel features King rooms with couch chairs and work desks.
Travelers passing through along I-255, I-270, or IL-111 can find a comfortable pillowtop bed to rest in for the night at La Quinta Inn & Suites Pontoon. Guests are entertained with premium television programming on high definition 40 inch TV’s. Convenient free high speed Internet is also available. A refrigerator and microwave is useful for storing and warming food. Other amenities include a phone with voicemail and free local calls, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, and alarm clock.
The Best Western Plus Pontoon Beach is just minutes from restaurants, diners – featured on The Food Network Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, bars and clubs, casinos, Historic Route 66, SIUE Campus, Tri-City Raceway, Gateway International Raceway and Cahokia Mounds Historic State Park and Museum. We offer coupons for local attractions and restaurants. We offer free parking for all our guests and have a large parking lot for all big trucks, RV’s and trailers right next to the hotel. Very safe area, Police Dept. is across the street. We offer a full hot breakfast buffet including a variety of egg dishes – scrambled fresh daily, omelets, a variety of meats, biscuits and gravy, waffles, build your own burrito and sandwiches, yogurt bar, fresh fruit, a variety of oatmeal, grits, juices, gluten and lactose-free options. 24-hour coffee and tea bar. We have a large fitness center for our guests who enjoy working out. At the end of the day treat yourself to a dip in our large heated indoor pool. We also have a business center and conference room for our guests.