Heading on a trip to one of the fascinating cities in America? It is said to be the hidden gem of Missouri which spans besides the beautiful Mississippi River. Whether you’re planning a long road trip across the United States and need to make a pit stop, or you’re visiting family in a nearby state you need to take a trip to St. Louis. Visiting Missouri is guaranteed to be a whole barrel of fun and I’m here to explain the best places to eat, stay and be entertained. You’ll be wanting to pack your bags as soon as you have seen what it has to offer.
If your ideal kind of fun is scenic walks and epic bike rides, then Forest Park is the place for you. Pack up a picnic and visit one of the largest urban parks in the whole of the United States. You can even catch an outdoor theatre show in the atmospheric Forest Park. Lit by the pure beauty of the moon, you can watch the amazing performers as you relax in the open air. The Muny is the nation’s biggest outdoor theatre which dedicates itself to musical theatre performances, so don’t miss out on a jaw-dropping show if you’re anywhere near St. Louis.
Vast Views and Daring Delights
Daredevils and thrill-seekers take note; you don’t want miss out on a breathtaking ride on the famous stainless steel monument, the Gateway Arch. Ride over six-hundred feet to the very top and take in the astounding views of Gateway City. Just a short drive away is the beautiful Hotel Ignacio. Staying here is a must if you want easy access to the stunning Gateway Arch and ultimate relaxation in a boutique hotel.
If that thrill left your dying for more height and speed, then head to Six Flags. This amusement park is guaranteed to serve fun for the whole family. Cool off with a big splash on the rapid rides or make yourself super dizzy on the crazy looping Batman ride. If you’ve got kids around let them meet their favorite characters and head to the wonderful water park too!
Animal lovers, you’re in luck! Saint Louis Zoo is a free attraction home to elegant sea creatures and fluffy, friendly beasts. This zoo has been acclaimed as one of the leading parks, with a railroad and guided tour to keep your busy and well-informed on all of the animals. There is even a petting zoo for the little ones to get hands on.
Fun Food and Drink
If you’re looking for a food and beverage based expedition then look no further, we’ve got you covered. Bars and restaurants are mostly smoke-free and open until around three in the morning. If you want to party, this is the place to be. Laclede’s Landing is a hotspot where you will find the best dinner and drinks in town. If you’re looking for more of a historical insight and you love your beer, then visit the Anheuser-Busch Brewery where you can try samples of many different premium brands. You certainly won’t go thirsty in St. Louis!
Whatever your activity of choice is, you’re bound to find fun in St. Louis. From thrilling sights or mind-blowing beverages, your trip is well and truly covered.