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St. Louis

Known for Sports, Live Music and Zoo

Stroll under the Gateway Arch, explore a plethora of museums and enjoy an outstanding music scene initiated by natives Chuck Berry and Miles Davis.

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St. Louis lives up to its nickname, the Gateway to the West. Centrally located in Missouri along the Mississippi River, the city is a confluence of Southern cuisine, fascinating culture and Midwestern charm. Explore its historic cobblestone streets, pulsing Downtown and multitude of cultural institutions.

The Gateway Arch is impossible to miss. The city’s famous monument rises 630 feet (190 meters) high and is visible from across the city. Take an enclosed tram to the top to see miles in every direction. Try to spot the Busch Stadium to the west and the mighty Mississippi River to the east. Afterward, explore the surrounding Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park, which includes the Museum of Westward Expansion and the Old Courthouse, where in 1847 Dred Scott and his wife famously sued for their freedom from slavery but ultimately lost.

As the hometown of rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry and jazz pioneer Miles Davis, it’s not surprising that St. Louis has a thriving music scene. Enjoy evenings in Laclede’s Landing or the Delmar Loop, which are home to popular bars and lively restaurants.

See the latest modern art in the unique Pulitzer Arts Foundation, which presents new exhibits every six months. Nearby, relax among the trees and dozens of eye-catching sculptures in Laumeier Sculpture Park. Spend more time outside in the scenic Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum, which is among the oldest botanical gardens in the United States. Explore the award-winning Climatron dome conservatory, which houses a remarkable tropical rain forest.

St. Louis has a fascinating history as a hub of trade and host of the 1904 Summer Olympics and World’s Fair. Learn about its past at the Missouri History Museum. Discover fun for all ages at the quirky City Museum and kids-oriented Magic House. Check out old trains and vintage cars at the Museum of Transportation.

Visit St. Louis any time of year. From children to adults, art lovers to history buffs, music fans to sports aficionados, this city has something for everyone.

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Enjoy 360-degree views and learn about the history of St. Louis at this world-famous landmark.

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Forest Park, a popular green space in St. Louis. Visit the area's well-known zoo or amble around its lush forest.

This quirky children’s museum invites visitors to crawl through whales, climb into tree houses and whiz down three-story slides.

Catch an event at Busch Stadium during your trip to St. Louis. Experience the area's great live music and fascinating museums.

In the middle of St. Louis, meet the exotic and endangered animals that live in meticulously recreated ecosystems from all over the world.

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum, a popular green space in St. Louis. Discover the area's acclaimed art scene and well-known zoo.

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Beer may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of St. Louis, but the city has plenty to offer those who are in search of suds. Join a local guide for an afternoon exploring the area's best breweries, small and large, old and new.

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You and your team will be locked in a spy mission escape room at Escape MSP. This experience is for a maximum of 8 people. The duration of this experience is 60 minutes but allow for 90-minutes for the entire experience.

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Dine like a rock star among pop, soul, and rock 'n' roll memorabilia like costumes and instruments from your favorite musicians at the Hard Rock Cafe. Skip the lines with priority seating and enjoy a classic meal and a dessert.

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Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

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You and your team will be locked in a spy mission escape room at Escape STL. This experience is for a maximum of 10 people. The duration of this experience is 60 minutes but allow for 90-minutes for the entire experience.

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You and your team will be locked in a spy mission escape room at Escape STL. This experience is for a maximum of 10 people. The duration of this experience is 60 minutes but allow for 90-minutes for the entire experience.

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