Things To Do

Discover the captivating allure of St. Louis, where a dynamic fusion of history, culture, nature, and gastronomy promises an unparalleled journey for every adventurer. Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Forest Park, a verdant haven housing both the esteemed St. Louis Zoo and the Art Museum. For an authentic St. Louis summer, a Cardinals Game is an absolute must – a quintessential experience that completes any visit to this vibrant city. And of course, everyone has to visit the Gateway Arch at least once in their life! 


Visit this history cemetery and arboretum full of renowned architecture and culture by car, foot or bike using a map or on a guide tour.


Vibrant and serene blending of lush plantings and internationally renowned sculptures with delights of water, stone, architecture, and design.

The Gateway Arch

Standing 630 feet tall, the Gateway Arch, our nation’s tallest man-made monument, anchors Gateway Arch National Park and stands as the iconic monument symbolizing the the westward expansion of the United States.

Forest Park

One of the largest urban parks in the United States. At 1,371 acres, it is approximately 500 acres larger than Central Park in New York City; 7.5-mile biking, jogging and skating path, skating rink and lakes. Home to the Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis Science Center, Saint Louise Zoo, Missouri History Museum, The Muny theatre.

Adventure Valley Zipline Tours

Ten-zipline canopy tour and paintball park. More than 1.5 miles of ziplines, an 1,100 ft. long 50 mph “super-zip” and a ride in a six-seater dune buggies.

Mastodon State Historic Site

Museum of Missouri’s Ice Age animals and the Native Americans who hunted them more than 10,000 years ago. Picnic area, trails.

Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

Three woodland trails on 112 acres. Nature Center features exhibits, wildlife viewing area and gift shop.

Riverboats at The Gateway Arch

Enjoy a narrated, one-hour sightseeing cruise or a Skyline dinner cruise with live music, a delicious buffet and the best view of St. Louis (reservations required).

City Museum

Invites visitors to explore the unexpected. Housed in a 600,000-square-foot former shoe company warehouse, the all-ages architectural playground offers a truly immersive experience, where you can climb into a bow whale’s mouth, rocket down a 10-story slide and pilot a plane suspended in the air.

Route 66 State Park

A 419-acre park with multi-use trails located on old Route 66. The museum features Route 66 memorabilia. Where you can find a Gift shop, picnic areas, a boat ramp provides access to the Meramec River.

World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway

A major league complex with a drag strip, oval, road course and future karting. With racing, driving schools, corporate events and car shows, there is something for everyone.

Circus Harmony

St. Louis’ only social circus school offers pre-school to professional level circus training through one time workshops and ongoing classes. Their advanced students, the internationally renowned St. Louis Arches and their staff of professional teaching artists, present over 500 shows a year at the City Museum.

Victory Raceway St. Louis - Indoor Karting

An indoor go-kart racetrack in St. Louis. Where you will find electric karts reach speeds of 45MPH! On a 56,000 sq. ft. facility, with multiple meeting rooms, bar and catering options, and the fastest go karts in St. Louis.

Amp Up Action Park

St. Louis’ high-energy entertainment destination. Where you can have high-performance karting, axe throwing, elevated ninja ropes course challenge, three-level laser tag, virtual reality co-play, massive arcade gaming and patio games like bocce ball and soccer pool. Most activities suitable for all ages.

St. Louis, is a city built on brewing, and today, people from all walks of life travel from near and far to make memories over a pint. St. Louis also boasts almost 65 craft breweries.

As you explore St. Louise you can find with 4 Hands Brewing Co., Melvin Brewing Eureka, Narrow Gauge Brewing Co., Schlafly Beer and Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.

Climb Aboard at St. Louis Union Station

In its heyday, St. Louis Union Station was one of the largest and busiest passenger rail terminals in the world. Today, it’s a source of endless entertainment for residents and visitors alike. The stunning complex houses more than 13,000 animals at the St. Louis Aquarium, the 200-foot St. Louis Wheel, a carousel, an 18-hole miniature golf course, a ropes course and more.

The Magic House

For the kids of the house, The Magic House offers hands-on interactive exhibits, where they can explore a child-size village, investigate scientific wonders and take on the role of a doctor or veterinarian. An ever-evolving cultural immersion area also shows youngsters what life is like in other countries, from the foods people eat to the homes they create.

Six Flags St. Louis

Located in Eureka, Six Flags St. Louis has attractions that appeal to thrill-seekers of all ages. 

Head to Hurricane Harbor, a water park inside the amusement park, where you can experience zero gravity on the Typhoon Twister, compete for first place on the Wahoo Racer and set sail on Gulley Washer Creek.

Sport fan

St. Louis gives us something to cheer about all year long. As the Busch Stadium our 11-time World Series champions, the St. Louis Cardinals, or bundle up and snag a seat at Enterprise Center to watch the St. Louis Blues out skate their opponents. For a more intimate baseball experience – and some of the most creative game-day treats – check out the Gateway Grizzlies. St. Louis CITY SC – and their devotees – put on epic shows every match. The St. Louis BattleHawks have also brought football back to St. Louis, while the St. Louis Surge light up the court.

night out st louise

If you’re looking for neighborhoods with a little bit of everything, head to the Central West End, Soulard, the Delmar Loop and The Grove. No matter where you go, you won’t be far from live music venues and top-notch bars. St. Louis also has a number of casinos that offer great gaming, incredible dining and electric experiences for those wishing to try their luck while they’re in the Gateway City.