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7 Things To Do In St. Louis

7 Unmissable Things To Do In St. Louis

St. Louis is the capital city of Missouri and is the most exciting city in this state by far. There are lots of amazing things to do in St.Louis that is engaging, fun, and entertaining.

Here are the 7 best things to do in St.Louis.

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1. Gateway Arch

The most recognisable landmark in St. Louis has to be the massive arch that is visible from almost anywhere in St. Louis. This stainless steel monument has been around for over 50 years and is as high as 630 feet in the air.

Come to the Gateway Arch and take a ride up to the top of the Arch for the incredible aerial views of St. Louis.

Gateway Arch in St.Louis

2. Enjoy Forest Park

Forest Park is one of America’s largest urban parks that welcomes over 12 million visitors to it each year. With ample bike and walking trails, it’s easy to spend a day here getting lost in this park that is 500 acres longer than the infamous New York Central Park!

Having been around for over 150 years, this Park is a St. Louis gem and there’s lots to see and do here.

Forest Park in St.Louis

3. Saint Louis Art Museum

For a taste of some European Art and some timeless pieces of art from centuries ago, come check it out at the Saint Louis Art Museum. With over 34,000 works of art, this museum will enlighten and enchant you with works from some of the finest artists ever.

Besides the permanent collection of art here, they also bring in different exhibits that showcases different collections.

Saint Louis Art Museum

4. Saint Louis Zoo

For some of the coolest and creepiest creatures in St. Louis, you’ll probably find them at the Saint Louis Zoo. Become fascinated by the lions and bears and creeped out by the tarantulas as you work your way through the maze of animals in this FREE zoo.

Can’t stress how awesome it is to check out some animals from around the world in a zoo that is free and great for families.

Saint Louis Zoo

5. Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a landmark treasure in St. Louis and features an amazing collection of well-kept lawns and exotic plants and trees. This Garden has been enthralling audiences for over 150 years with the vast display of blossoming flowers.

This Garden is a beautiful and peaceful way to spend a relaxing day as you wander through the many gardens in this Botanical Garden.

Missouri Botanical Garden

6. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis is relatively young having been built in the early 1900’s and its youthfulness really shows in this cathedral’s fantastic condition. Inside, you’ll discover a lovely collection of mosaics on the ceilings and walls.

With over 42 million pieces of glass in this cathedral, it is one of the largest in the world.

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

7. Catch a Cardinals Game at Busch Stadium

St. Louis is a major sports town and they are very passionate about all of their sports teams. But if there is one sporting event you must attend, it is a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game at their gorgeous Busch Stadium.

The Cardinal rule (get it?) here is to wear the home team colour of red. Also, don’t forget to take a picture of the stadium with the Gateway Arch in the background!

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James Wan
James Wan

Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, James has always had an inquisitive nature and traveling is now his biggest passion. His biggest thrills are visiting places he's never been to and exploring different cultures. James counts Athens, Tokyo, and Rome as the top three places he's visited.

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