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Reasons to Live in O’Fallon Illinois

Reggie Resper

Hi, I'm Reggie Resper, a licensed Realtor in Illinois and Missouri...

Hi, I'm Reggie Resper, a licensed Realtor in Illinois and Missouri...

Sep 18 5 minutes read

Things to Do in O’Fallon

O’Fallon has a small community feel yet with so much accessibility to entertainment, restaurants, and shopping. Here are some of our Favorite Local O’Fallon IL Restaurants & Hotspots:

  • Peel Pizza
  • Sweet Katie Bees’s
  • 1818 Chophouse
  • Fezziwig’s 
  • Shooters
  • Hemmingway’s
  • Global Brew
  • Gia’s Pizza
  • Metroplex

These are just a few of the many places to go and things to do in the O’Fallon area. There are also many surrounding towns that have areas of interest.

Towns Surrounding O’Fallon

Fairview Heights connects to O’Fallon on the West. If you’re looking for a great place to shop, this is your spot. St. Clair Square Mall is home to just under 100 stores. There are also other major retailers in the area including Bed, Bath, & Beyond, Barnes & Noble, & natural & organic grocery store called Fresh Thyme. Along with the many restaurants and shops, Fairview Heights is also home to a Skyzone, Monkey Joe’s, & Chuckie Cheese!

Shiloh is located just south of O’Fallon. With shopping, restaurants, and parks, this is a great addition to the O’Fallon area! Shiloh has many great family subdivisions and is conveniently located just minutes from Scott Air Force Base.

Downtown Belleville is located about 15 minutes Southwest of O’Fallon. Belleville is a city full of rich history and puts a lot of effort into celebrating that! They have several events throughout the year in the downtown Historic Square. Art on the Square is one of the more notable festivals with over 100 artists from all over the world coming to the top-ranked art festival in the nation. There are also many holiday events, the Annual Chili Cook-off, markets, Ocktoberfest, and much, much, more!

Educational Environment

The community of O’Fallon IL has an exceptional track record in education throughout the region and the state of Illinois. 

O’Fallon IL Community Schools:

O’Fallon School District is one of the top-rated districts in the entire state of Illinois. O’Fallon High School has a 10/10 rating from because of above average test score results, college readiness, and a graduation rate of ninety-one percent. Learn more about O’Fallon schools at

Parks and Recreation

The O’Fallon IL Parks and Rec foundation is dedicated to the enhancement of open space and enrichments to youth and adult programs in arts and recreation. O’Fallon Parks and Recreation is an outstanding resource for the residents of O’Fallon. Residents can enjoy 12 local parks that host a variety of activities including summer camps for children ages three to fourteen, swimming, baseball, soccer, volleyball, and Arts & Entertainment classes. Some of the attractions include a Splash Pad, the Family Sports Park, and the Rock Springs Nature Center. To top it all off, there are some gorgeous O’Fallon homes for sale not too far from these family friendly areas. Learn more at

O’Fallon’s Easy Access to St. Louis

O’Fallon is right off Interstate 64, which connects directly to St. Louis. St. Louis is home to so much excitement and history, with something for everyone to do. There are many free attractions in St. Louis including, the Zoo, the Science Center, the Art Museum, The Missouri History Museum, The Muny Theatre, Grant’s Farm, and much more. O’Fallon’s access to the many attractions and restaurants of St. Louis makes it a great location to live, work, and play. All the more reason to find a house for sale O’Fallon IL

Getting Settled in O’Fallon

Reggie Resper and the entire Resper Group Real Estate team are local experts of O’Fallon IL Real Estate! We’d love to help you find your next home in our O’Fallon community, or even just show you around! Give us a call at 618.310.0071 if you have any questions about O’Fallon or about how we can help you find homes for sale in O’Fallon IL!

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