DESTINATION: St. Louis, Mo
DESTINATION: ST. LOUIS, MO
The Gateway City has plenty to offer with fun, family-friendly activities, great entertainment venues and an exciting nightlife. Relax in a cozy neighborhood cafe, tour a local brewery or take the kids on a safari adventure. You can even bring your pet along! Discover St. Louis now!
EXPAND YOUR CULTURAL HORIZONS
Located at the crossroads of America, the St. Louis region has enjoyed influences from numerous races and nationalities. Early immigrants included settlers from Germany, Italy, Ireland and Poland, and today’s population includes new arrivals from Bosnia, Ethiopia, Africa, Asia, Latin America and throughout Europe.
St. Louis is proud to be a melting pot, as people from all over the world have settled in the Gateway City and incorporated a myriad of cultural traditions into the diverse fabric of the region.
APPRECIATE THE ART IN GATEWAY CITY
With more than 40 professional theatre companies, in addition to world-class dance, comedy and improv troupes, St. Louis offers the theatre-lover so much to explore! Plus, St. Louis’ artistic flare is on display at museums and galleries of all sizes and subject matter.
ST. LOUIS FOR KIDS
St. Louis has plenty of kid-friendly, family-oriented activities, that kids of all ages will enjoy. Whether it’s Critter Stuff like an animal encounter or trip to the Zoo, Fun Stuff including amusement and water parks, Wacky Stuff to explore, Artsy Stuff where you can dig in and get your hands dirty or Smart Stuff that combines entertainment and education – you can find something just right for your family in St. Louis.
Plus, lots of places are FREE. Yep, you won’t have to break the piggy bank to have a great time in St. Louis and you’ll probably run out of time before you run out of things to do and see!
ST. LOUIS SPORTS FANS
There’s a reason ESPN Magazine named us the “Ultimate Sports City.” Fans always have something to cheer about in St. Louis.
The 11-time World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals are perennial contenders as the most dedicated baseball fans in the country descend on Busch Stadium clad in red. The stadium offers the very best of baseball tradition with a great view from every seat, authentic ballpark dining and a wide variety of off-field activities for pre- and post-game entertainment.
The young and talented St. Louis Blues take to the ice at the Scottrade Center to do battle in the NHL’s Western Conference. Lead by captain David Backes and young stars like TJ Oshie and Alex Pietrangelo there are sure to be many exciting years to come! Head to the Scottrade Center to watch your favorite players take the ice.
ST. LouiS BAR AND BREWING
Since the early 1800’s, St. Louis was destined to become a beer town. In addition to the large German and Irish population, there was plenty of water, rail connections, limestone caves, and an entrepreneurial spirit that provided the foundation for the city’s beer business.
Today, the tradition continues as St. Louis is home to a number of microbreweries and brewpubs. Explore the history of St. Louis’ beer barons and discover that some of America’s favorite brands have roots in St. Louis.
EXPRESS YOURSELF IN ST. LOUIS
This welcoming river city on the mighty Mississippi will win you over with its charming neighborhoods, exceptional arts and cultural attractions, amazing dining and nightlife and warm, friendly locals. No matter when you visit, St. Louis is always filled with festivals, theatre and musical performances and spectacular events sure to please.
As the home of one of the Midwest’s largest PrideFests, St. Louis is proud to be selected as one of the entries in the book, 50 Fabulous Gay-Friendly Places to Live and is equally proud to have been named one of Advocate magazine’s top 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) friendly cities. So enjoy your visit with us and take advantage of everything St. Louis has to offer!