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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis is home to one of the largest mosaic installations in the Western Hemisphere. The mosaic took 76 years to c
One of the oldest botanical institutions in the United States, Missouri Botanical Garden is a National Historic Landmark. Explore its 32 hect
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The Gateway Arch , Saint Louis
Take in spectacular views of the city from 192 m (630 ft ) in the air atop The Gateway Arch. This "Gateway to the West" is the city's most ic
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The Mississippi river is deep in the psyche of St. Louis but it's the people it brought here that cemented our identity. Our Gateway Arch is the physical representation of what the city was for millions: their gateway to the American dream! We will walk from the river up into the city and talk about the forces that have shaped St. Louis from its first indigenous peoples to the forest of buildings that exist now.
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Beer Tastings & Tours , Saint Louis
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City Museum , Saint Louis
Built largely of repurposed industrial objects, City Museum calls itself an "eclectic mixture of children's playground, funhouse, surrealisti
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Saint Louis

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Saint Louis can only be compared to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available for savvy travelers. In addition to walking paths and recreational areas, Forest Park hosts major cultural sites, including St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Zoo, and Missouri History Museum. Art lovers from around the world can marvel at one of the largest mosaic installations in the Western Hemisphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. If traveling with kids, make sure your list of things to do in Saint Louis includes Grant's Farm, a typical 19th-century Bavarian farmstead with a petting zoo and carousels.

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Where to stay in Saint Louis

Saint Louis is famous for its relatively low cost of living, so you can often find affordable rooms even in its most expensive hotels. The sprawling metropolitan region boasts nearly 40,000 hotel rooms, 8,000 of them in downtown. In this area, you can choose from a range of full-service hotels offering all the comforts of home within walking distance of the city's major attractions. If all you need is a decent bed, consider an inn near the airport.
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