Things to Do in Collinsville

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 the city’s rich past.

Its present is also defined by fun new adventures like a day at the Collinsville Aqua Park or Camelot Bowl. Read on to find out all the reasons why a visit to Collinsville needs to be in your future.

Collinsville Attractions

Remnants of an ancient civilization call Collinsville home. The World's Tallest Catsup Bottle Water Tower rises high above the city. One of three thoroughbred racetracks in Illinois is found in Collinsville. And there is so much more. From a summer waterpark playground to Willoughby Heritage Farm's glimpse into the region's farming past, Collinsville is full of attractions sure to delight all ages.

Summer isn’t complete without a trip or two to the Collinsville Aqua Park in Collinsville. Whatever your age, enjoy the lazy river, seven water slides, leisure pool, monsoon mountain, and lap pool…
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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the D.D. Collins House is located in Uptown Collinsville. Daniel Dove Collins built this Greek Revival house in honor of his wife, Elizabeth. It…
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Just 10 minutes from St. Louis, the Gateway Convention Center is a full service convention center with space for large conventions, small meetings, formal wedding receptions and everything in between. With in-house…
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Old Herald Square, an extension of the Old Herald Brewery and Distillery, is a live entertainment venue, outdoor event venue, and gathering space for the community of Collinsville. The space features a…
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The MCT Schoolhouse is 15.5 miles of paved trail featuring old-growth forests, fields, Collinsville neighborhoods, and Horseshoe Lake State Park, providing a diverse array of scenic views. The trail connects to roads…
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Collinsville became a town built off their prime source of income - mining. The miners established a union, and from the dues collected, the Miner’s Theater was built in 1918. It was…
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Willoughby Heritage Farm takes you back to farm life in the 1940s - complete with barns, tractors, a Craftsman-style farmhouse, and 30-acres of wildlife preserve. This public park and farm features a…
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Hours of fun await at Woodland Park. Feed the ducks, fish in the lake, play at the playground, hit the walking and biking trails or engage in a game of disc golf…
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Events in Collinsville

Some of the most authentic and eclectic events in the Great Rivers & Routes region are held in Collinsville.

Restaurants 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.

Hotels in Collinsville

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 of the river.


Whether you go Uptown or to the city's business district, there are plenty of options for shopping in Collinsville.