From a gigantic catsup bottle to one of the largest pre-Columbian Native American settlements in North America, Collinsville offers a vast array of things to do.
Topping the list of “must see” attractions is Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Visitors to the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville will see that Cahokia, one of the greatest cities in the world, has been perfectly preserved. For the adventurous, a 100-foot climb to the top of Monk’s Mound yields panoramic views of the St. Louis skyline and surrounding communities.
World's Largest Catsup Bottle
The height of Monk’s Mound pales in comparison to the 170-foot “World’s Largest Catsup Bottle.” The Brooks Catsup Bottle water tower in Collinsville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is celebrated each July at the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival.
Other Things to Do & See in Collinsville
Fun Fact: Collinsville has also gained notoriety as the self-proclaimed horseradish capital of the world, with nearly 85 percent of the world’s horseradish produced here.
Main Street in Uptown Collinsville is the place to be for shopping, food, fun and great festivals. Grab a bite to eat at the legendary Bert’s Chuck Wagon, or plan to attend great local festivals like the annual Italian Fest and International Horseradish Festival.
Some of the most authentic and eclectic events in the Great Rivers & Routes region are held in Collinsville.
Collinsville's restaurant scene is as diverse as the city’s culture, covering all types of food sure to satisfy everyone’s tastebuds.
Collinsville is filled with history and heritage, with places like the Miner’s Theatre, D.D. Collins House and Willoughby Heritage Farm telling the story of…
Collinsville’s place as a metropolitan city close to St. Louis makes it a perfect place to stay whether you’re planning fun on either side…