Saint Louis, MO
A Travel Guide from a Couple Locals.
The Magic House
The Magic House has gained recognition as one of the nation’s top children’s museums, and was ranked the nation’s #1 attraction based on child appeal by Zagat U.S. Family Travel Guide. The Museum attracts more than 560,000 visitors per year and since its opening has been visited by more than 12 million people.
The Saint Louis Zoo
The Saint Louis Zoological Park is a zoo in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri. It is recognized as a leading zoo in animal management, research, conservation, and education. The zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The Butterfly House
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House is a butterfly zoo operated by the Missouri Botanical Gardens, and located in Faust Park in Chesterfield, Missouri, United States. The Butterfly House is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The Saint Louis Science Center
The Saint Louis Science Center, founded as a planetarium in 1963, is a collection of buildings including a science museum and planetarium in St. Louis, Missouri, on the southeastern corner of Forest Park.
Saint Louis Art Museum
DescriptionThe Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the principal U.S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world. Its three-story building stands in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri, where it is visited by up to a half million people every year.
The Gateway Arch & Museum
Curved, 630-ft.-tall monument celebrating US western expansion, with views from the top & a museum.
The National Museum of Transportation
The National Museum of Transportation is a private, 42-acre transportation museum in Kirkwood, Missouri, outside St. Louis. It have over 60 locomotives and is so much fun!
Grant's Farm is a historic farm and long-standing landmark in Grantwood Village, Missouri, built by Ulysses S. Grant on land given to him and his wife by his father in law Frederick Fayette Dent shortly after they became married in 1848.
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
Literally the best frozen custard you’ll ever eat!!
Lively root beer factory & restaurant offering American grub, floats & views of its bottling line.
Gus’s Pretzel Shop
Enduring, family-owned deli offering hand-twisted pretzels & a viewing area, plus sandwiches & dips.