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St. LouisUnited States of America

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

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.

Where to stay in St. Louis

Old Courthouse featuring an administrative buidling, a statue or sculpture and heritage architecture

Downtown St. Louis

4/5Very Good!(3,995 area reviews)

Ample dining options, fascinating museums, and great live music are just a few top things to explore in Downtown St. Louis. A visit to Enterprise Center or City Museum might round out your trip, and you can jump aboard the metro at 8th and Pine Station or Stadium Station to get around town.

Downtown St. Louis
Central West End

Central West End

4.5/5Wonderful!(446 area reviews)

The ample dining options and lush forests are just a few popular features of the neighborhood. Make a stop by Forest Park or Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Central West End Station to get around town.

Central West End
His & Her’s 🍻

Soulard

4/5Very Good!(6 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the bars and churches in Soulard. You might want to make time for a stop at Anheuser-Busch Brewery or Soulard Farmer's Market.

Soulard
Lafayette Square which includes a house and a garden

Lafayette Square

The restaurants and shopping are a few reasons travelers visit Lafayette Square. Though there aren't many top sights in the neighborhood, you can visit Enterprise Center and Busch Stadium, a few notable attractions nearby.

Lafayette Square
Can see landings and take offs from highway!

Airport Township

3.5/5Good!(1,010 area reviews)

When in Airport Township and the surrounding area, you'll want to check out sights like Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center or St. Louis Mills Mall and hop on the metro to see more the city at Lambert Main Terminal Station or Lambert East Terminal Station.

Airport Township
Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts which includes modern architecture

Grand Center

Unique features of Grand Center include the theaters and art galleries. Make a stop by Fox Theater or Powell Hall while you're exploring the area.

Grand Center

Top Hotels in St. Louis

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, St. Charles, MO
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, St. Charles, MO
2.5 out of 5
1190 S Main St, St. Charles, MO
The price is $88 per night

Situated in the historical district, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Historic Main Street and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Family Arena. Lewis & Clark Boathouse and ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (1,558 reviews)

"It was decent all the way around. I just wish they had an iron in the room"…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, St. Charles, MO
Motel 6 Hazelwood
Motel 6 Hazelwood
2 out of 5
5781 Campus Ct, Hazelwood, MO
The price is $50 per night

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of St. Louis Mills Mall, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, and James S. McDonnell Prologue Room. Payne-Gentry ...

3/5 (1,638 reviews)

"Toilets didn’t work Tv didn’t work Everything else was okay"…"

Reviewed on May 10, 2020

Motel 6 Hazelwood
Extended Stay America - St. Louis - Westport - Central
Extended Stay America - St. Louis - Westport - Central
2.5 out of 5
12161 Lackland Rd, Maryland Heights, MO
The price is $58 per night

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Creve Coeur Golf Club, Holocaust Museum, and New Jewish Theatre. Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and ...

3.6/5Good! (581 reviews)

"It was a very comfortable atmosphere and for the price you can’t beat it."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Extended Stay America - St. Louis - Westport - Central

Popular places to visit in St. Louis

Gateway Arch
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Gateway Arch

4.5/5(2,507 reviews)

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

St. Louis Union Station
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St. Louis Union Station

4/5(615 reviews)

You can learn about the local history of St. Louis when you make a stop at a well-known site like St. Louis Union Station. Experience the area's great live music or attend a baseball game.

Forest Park
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Forest Park

4.5/5(1,050 reviews)

Nature, history and cultural institutions come together in one of the United States’ largest urban parks, which buzzes with St. Louis’ dynamic community spirit. 

City Museum
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City Museum

4.5/5(974 reviews)

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

Busch Stadium
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Busch Stadium

4.5/5(1,467 reviews)

Catch an event at Busch Stadium during your trip to St. Louis. Experience the area's fascinating museums or attend a baseball game.

St. Louis Zoo
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St. Louis Zoo

4.5/5(1,210 reviews)

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

Top things to do in St. Louis

Private Lewis & Clark History Tour
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Private Lewis & Clark History Tour

90% of travellers recommend
$180
Per adult
Private Chocoholic Tour
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Private Chocoholic Tour

100% of travellers recommend
$180
Per adult
Private Beer Lover's Tour
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Private Beer Lover's Tour

100% of travellers recommend
$180
Per adult
Private Augusta Winery Tour
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Private Augusta Winery Tour

100% of travellers recommend
$180
Per adult
Private Civil War History Tour
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Private Civil War History Tour

$180
Per adult
Private Historic Architecture Tour
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Private Historic Architecture Tour

$180
Per adult

Reviews of St. Louis

4.2

Top Destination

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3 - Okay 12.558901864372055%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 31, 2020

St Louis is a great place to visit!

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 30, 2020

Words can't express how I feel about town because I don't know what to feel

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 29, 2020

Didn't really get to do much due to Covid 19 so a lot of places were closed

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 26, 2020

Great town.

4/5 - Good

Rhonda

May 25, 2020

The Gateway Arch was beautiful. We came and we saw and probably want return.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 14, 2020

A very nice city which I will definitely re-visit when this Corona Virus gets over. I visited the Catholic Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis and it was simply AMAZING. A very Holy and Sacred place, very peaceful.

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