University City Vacations

A popular place for visitors in the major city of St. Louis, University City has a great deal to offer tourists. University City is situated 8 miles (13 kilometers) from St. Louis’s downtown area. If you are flying in, University City is approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

University City is near many of St. Louis’s well-known sights. The St. Louis Car Museum and Componere Gallery are just two of the interesting place to visit here. Two other recommended attractions that are located nearby University City are the Saint Louis Galleria Mall and the Missouri History Museum.

St. Louis is celebrated throughout the world as home to Gateway Arch. This iconic landmark is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the center of the city.

Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Book seats for some of the magical theater, dance and music performances at the Muny Theater.

Hang out with University City’s sporting fans at the iconic Chaifetz Arena, home turf of the popular Saint Louis University college basketball team in winter. Sporting enthusiasts also have the chance to take in the smell of liniment in the massage rooms and peek into the inner workings of Chaifetz Arena by signing up for a fascinating behind the scenes tour.

Finding somewhere comfortable to base yourself around University City is easy. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Crowne Plaza Saint Louis - Clayton, the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel, and the popular Moonrise Hotel.

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