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Visiting St. Louis

Visitors to this Missouri city are undoubtedly drawn to the Gateway Arch, St. Louis' signature steel rainbow and monument to western expansion. Chase a round-trip arch ride with a free tour of the enormous Anheuser-Busch Brewery (including a tasting or two), followed by a trip to Laclede's Landing, where blues bars, music halls, and lively cafes rock the mighty Mississippi River.... Read More Visitors to this Missouri city are undoubtedly drawn to the Gateway Arch, St. Louis' signature steel rainbow and monument to western expansion. Chase a round-trip arch ride with a free tour of the enormous Anheuser-Busch Brewery (including a tasting or two), followed by a trip to Laclede's Landing, where blues bars, music halls, and lively cafes rock the mighty Mississippi River.    Close

Stories and Tips St. Louis

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Mother's Day at Grant's Farm

Written by Vanilla Sugar on 19 May, 2009

A foot closer and we could have patted the head of the albino deer. Elk grazed not much further away with heads down and butts to our faces. Long horn cattle lounged under a tree within reach if you dared to grab a…Read More


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The Birds of Prey

Written by mlmeredith on 23 Jun, 2008

Climate change notwithstanding, St. Louis is at that dividing line between where the rivers are frozen over and free flowing. The significance of that is that during January and February a large number of eagles move down from the northern states, to take advantage…Read More


Shopping

Written by eddr on 08 Feb, 2006

Shopping can be fun or a drag. Knowing the best places to go is crucial. For a great day, my girlfriends and I love to find bargains at resale shops in St. Louis. The first stop is always Women's Closet Exchange on Gravois Road. The…Read More


St. Louis-Overview

Written by meanderR on 14 May, 2006

There is much to do and see in St. Louis. We'll start downtown: -Take in a baseball game. The city revolves around the Cardinals. Nearly everyone is in tune with how the season is going, or the latest news on the team. And with a…Read More


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Busch Stadium: Home of the St. Louis Cardinals

Written by kwasiak on 02 Feb, 2005

You can buy tickets to tour the St. Louis Cardinals Stadium at the International Bowling Museum. The tour takes you through the rather empty ballpark. It was my first ballpark tour. It seemed rather weird to be in a ballpark without the…Read More


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Cars Under the Arch

Written by Jaysour on 20 May, 2005

Now, being a car enthusiast, I could not miss the St. Louis Auto Show at the Edwards Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis, MO. Now, taking that with a grain of salt, I realize that not all car shows offer all the best; however,…Read More


Off Broadway, Best Blues Club in St. Louis

Written by andiman on 07 Jan, 2001

One of the best blues club is Off Broadway. It is located not far from downtown near the Anheuser Busch brewery at the corner of Lemp and Broadway. Interstate access via I-55. Off Broadway has live music Tuesdays through Saturdays. They bring in…Read More


The Funkiest Bar/Coffee House in the City

Written by andiman on 04 Jan, 2001

If you go to Fraser's or Off Broadway, be sure to check out the Venice Cafe. The owner is an artist and has his studio on the premises too. This is the Headquarters for the St. Louis Art Car group. Funkily painted…Read More


Gateway to the West

Written by J.D. on 05 Nov, 2000

Gateway to the West I visited St. Louis for the first time last summer. I had an incredible time - because St. Louis is an incredible city. It was late August - the temperature was in the high 80s. It was humid and hazy. My…Read More


The TinyTrailer of Tragedy

Written by Travelbits on 24 Aug, 2000

The Tiny Trailer of Tragedy by Guide Travelbits (Bob Carter) The City Museum in St. Louis is a place of fantasy and wonder, mystery and craft housed in three floors of a landmark downtown building. It's a virtual warehouse of adventure with 115,000 square feet of floor…Read More


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