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The Gateway Arch

   At 630 Feet the Arch is the tallest man-made monument in the United States and provides a spectacular 30 mile panoramic view.  Ride to the top for a bird’s eye view of the “Gateway to the West”.  To the east you will see the Mississippi , East Side and the riverfronts on the Illinois and Missouri sides.  To the West you will have a view of the metro St. Louis area.  You can also visit the museum below the arch, which provides fascinating information about the Western Expansion. www.stlarch.com



Old Courthouse


Located at 11 N. 4th street in the shadow of the Gateway Arch, the Old Courthouse was the site of the Dred Scott trial.  Galleries depict the history of St. Louis from its French and Spanish roots to its role in the Westward Expansion. Free. Daily, 8am to 4:30pm. www.nps.gov/jeff/arch-home

Laclede’s Landing

  Historic buildings, cobblestone streets, restaurants, cafes, nightspots, riverboat casino, boutiques and specialty shops make up this scenic, rehabbed area on the St. Louis Riverfront. A gathering place after Ram’s football games at the Edward Jones Dome. www.lacledeslanding.com
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Anheuser-Busch Brewery

  The Anheuser-Busch Brewery is another St. Louis Landmark. Daily tours of the famous brewery are given at no cost.  You can see the century-old home of the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales as well as the newly renovated Brewhouse. www.budweisertours.com


Busch Stadium    

St. Louis is one of the oldest sports cities in America and Busch Stadium is the proud home of the 2006 and 2011 World Series Champions, the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.  The cardinals have won 18 National League Pennants and 11 World Series Championships.  The new state of the art Busch Stadium ushered in an outstanding 2006 season of St. Louis Baseball to its fans. www.stlcardinals.com
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Forest Park


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Forest Park

  Forest Park is a place for young and old to escape back to nature or revisit the history and splendor of St. Louis.
The 1904 World’s Fair was held on this site and remnants of the fair can still be seen in the landscape today.  The City of St. Louis and Forest Park Forever, a non-for-profit organization are working together to preserve the beautiful landscape and history of the era.
See the Grand Basin at the base of Art Hill, Pagoda Circle surrounding the Bandstand in front of The Muny, and paddle out into the lakes and waterway running through Forest Park.  Buildings remaining from the fair are Brookings Hall at Washington University, the administration building for the fair, the Art Museum which was the Palace of Fine Arts and the bird cage at the Zoo.
Visit one of the many cultural attractions, the St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis Science Center, McDonnell Planetarium, St. Louis Zoo, Jewel Box, and the Muny.
Visitors can also play golf, tennis, handball, cricket, rugby, softball, lacrosse, archery, walk, jog, ride bikes, roller blade and go ice skating.   Special events are also held at the park such as the Great Forest Park Balloon Race in September. www.forestparkforevre.org

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Art Museum

   Built for the 1904 World’s Fair, the St. Louis Art Museum is one of the top art museums in the country.  More than half a million people visit every year.  Proud of it’s heritage, to be “dedicated to art and free to all”, the museum offers special exhibitions, gallery tours, films, lectures, programs and the Richardson Memorial Library.  It is located on top of art hill above the mirrored pond. www.slam.org

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St. Louis Science Center  Located in Forest Park the St. Louis Science Center houses more than 600 exhibits on aviation, technology, ecology and space.  Live size animated dinosaurs, a planetarium, Alien Research Project Theater, Science Showplace and Discovery Room delight, entertain and educate children and adults of all ages.  Watch the stars at the James S McDonnell Planetarium located just across the footbridge or watch a film in the nine-story Omnimax Theater www.slsc.org


Missouri History Museum

  Fittingly enough, the Missouri History Museum has changed with the changing history of St. Louis. The Missouri Historical Society opened the Jefferson Memorial Building in 1913 with proceeds from the 1904 World’s Fair (Louisiana Purchase Exposition).  Built on the site of the main entrance to the World’s Fair, the building commemorated Thomas Jefferson’s role in the Louisiana Purchase.
The museum expanded in 2000 with the addition of the Emerson CenteZr.  The museum houses exhibits from earliest times to the present, and a full schedule of changing special museum exhibitions. www.mohistory.org


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St. Louis Zoo

   One of the most acclaimed zoological parks in the nation, the St. Louis Zoo is home to more than 3,400 animals, many in realistic habitats.  The Zoo includes the 1904 World’s Fair Flight Cage, bear grotto, Jungle of the Apes, Big Cat County and the Rivers Edge.  Admission to the Zoo located in Forest Park is free.www.stlzoo.org

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