16 Best Things To Do in St. Louis, Missouri 

Apart from being the second-largest city in Missouri, the list of things to do in St. Louis is endless!  

The city is filled with fantastic dining cuisines, a vibrant nightlife with top-level bars and breweries, arts and culture scenes, family-friendly activities, and hospitable residents.

16 Best Things to Do in St. Louis on Your Next Trip

Forest Park is a public park located in western St. Louis, Missouri. The park is home to five major cultural institutions: Missouri History Museum, the St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Zoo, The Muny, and the St. Louis Science Center.

Forest Park

St. Louis Union Station

In the 1940s, St. Louis Union Station was one of the world’s most extensive and busiest passenger rail terminals, with about 100,000 visitors per day. 

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The station was established as a National Historic Landmark in 1970 as a significant existing example of large-scale railroad architecture.  

Gateway Arch National Park

Make sure to tour the top of the Gateway Arch to catch a glimpse of the city’s most breathtaking views. It may not look like it, but the widely known monument is 630 feet tall and 630 feet wide.  

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Apart from this, the Gateway Arch is the tallest in the world. Interestingly, there is an incredible on-site museum to explore over 200 years of the region’s history in about six themed exhibit areas, as well as a 30-minute documentary movie about the building of the arch. 

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