St. Louis Journals

Family Fun in St. Louis

A July 2004 trip to St. Louis by Ratlie

Quote: St. Louis is a great place to visit for family fun. They offer a wide variety of activities, and many of them are FREE!

St. Louis Zoo

Attraction

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This zoo is great. There is free admission for everyone, and it is one of the best-maintained and cleanest zoos I've ever seen. They have a great penguin exhibit, and you actually go through an open-air exhibit with freezing temperatures, which just adds to the experience, as you watch the penguins in their natural habitat. They offer a variety of shows throughout the day. They also have a train you can ride throughout the park, and although the views aren't great, the ride is fun but does cost a small amount. They also have a children's petting zoo, which is always fun for the kiddos. This is a must-see of St. Louis! A side note: the zoo offers parking for $8. You can park over in another parking ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 17, 2006

St. Louis Zoo
1 Government Drive (forest Park)
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
(314) 781-0900

Grant's Farm

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Attraction

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Grant's Farm is a great attraction in St. Louis that offers a little bit of history with enough excitement to entertain the kids. Admission to the park is free, but you do have to pay $8 to park. Upon entering the park, you board a tram that takes you on a slow journey through an open field, where you will witness animals, such as deer, bison, and buffalo, in their normal habitat. You will also pass a cabin that Ulysses S. Grant took part in building himself while being told some great history lessons. About halfway through the ride, the tram will let you off at what is called Tier Garten. While in the Tier Garten, kids will have the chance to feed some billy goats with bottles. Moms go in with the...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 17, 2006

Grant's Farm
10501 Gravois Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63123
(314) 843 1700