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Saint Louis
The history of St. Louis has been heavily influenced by Westward expansion and blues music. The big "must-see" in this region is the Gateway Arch, while other important sites include the Museum of Westward Expansion, the St. Louis Cathedral and the Anheuser-Busch factory tour. The city offers plenty for the whole family. Children will enjoy the local zoo and the Magic House, while family members will also want to unwind at Forest Park, home to the World's Fair almost a century ago.

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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Owner description: The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of the Cathedral was built between 1907 and 1914. The Cathedral's 100th Anniversary is being celebrated in... more Owner description: The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of the Cathedral was built between 1907 and 1914. The Cathedral's 100th Anniversary is being celebrated in 2014. It is known for its' beautiful interior mosaics, which took nearly 80 years to create using more than 41 million pieces of glass tesserae. The Cathedral is known for having one of the largest mosaic collections in the Western Hemisphere. less
Attraction type: Religious Sites
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Missouri Botanical Garden
Missouri Botanical Garden
Visitors discover and share knowledge about plants and their environments at this National Historic Landmark, which has been open for more than 140 years.
Attraction type: Gardens; Historic Sites
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Forest Park
Forest Park
The site of the 1904 World's Fair, America's second largest urban park is a prime St. Louis recreation spot.
Attraction type: Parks; Natural History Museums; Zoos; Observatories/ Planetariums; History Museums; Science Museums; Historic Sites; Museums
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Missouri Civil War Museum
Missouri Civil War Museum
Owner description: The Missouri Civil War Museum is housed in the old 1905 Jefferson Barracks Post Exchange (PX) and Gymnasium building, formerly part of the Jefferson Barracks military post, which... more Owner description: The Missouri Civil War Museum is housed in the old 1905 Jefferson Barracks Post Exchange (PX) and Gymnasium building, formerly part of the Jefferson Barracks military post, which is still an active military installation to this day. Renovations began in 2003, and were completed 10 years later in 2013, with an opening date of June 29, 2013. During the Civil War, the property which this museum is located upon, contained various hospital ward buildings, where suffering and death occurred, thus making this sacred ground, and a most appropriate location for a Missouri Civil War Museum, honoring our soldiers of the past and present. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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The Fox Theatre
The Fox Theatre
Owner description: The Fabulous Fox Theatre first opened in 1929 as a movie palace in William Fox's motion picture empire. The theatre was reopened in 1982, and today it is one of the most exquisite... more Owner description: The Fabulous Fox Theatre first opened in 1929 as a movie palace in William Fox's motion picture empire. The theatre was reopened in 1982, and today it is one of the most exquisite venues in the country to enjoy live touring Broadway shows, concerts, and comedians. We hope you'll visit us for an upcoming show or one of our guided tours! less
Attraction type: Theaters
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Roberto's Trattoria
Roberto's Trattoria
Ranked #1 of 2,525 restaurants in Saint Louis
Cuisines: American, European, Italian, Continental
Dining options: Reservations
Bogart's Smokehouse
Bogart's Smokehouse
Ranked #2 of 2,525 restaurants in Saint Louis
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Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
Ranked #3 of 2,525 restaurants in Saint Louis
Cuisines: Dessert, Californian, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Pappy's Smokehouse
Pappy's Smokehouse
Ranked #4 of 2,525 restaurants in Saint Louis
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Blues CIty Deli
Blues CIty Deli
Ranked #5 of 2,525 restaurants in Saint Louis
Cuisines: American

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Motel 6 Maryland Heights
$58 - $69
Ranked #12 of 16 hotels in Maryland Heights
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Budget Inn
Budget Inn
$46 - $53
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Florissant
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis/South I-55
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis/South I-55
$129 - $171
Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in Mehlville
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Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis at Forest Park
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis at Forest Park
$147 - $209
Ranked #3 of 124 hotels in Saint Louis
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River City Casino & Hotel
4.0 of 5
River City Casino & Hotel
$146 - $230
Ranked #6 of 124 hotels in Saint Louis
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
$300 - $629
Ranked #2 of 124 hotels in Saint Louis
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Westin St. Louis
4.0 of 5
Westin St. Louis
$156 - $527
Ranked #4 of 124 hotels in Saint Louis
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Moonrise Hotel
4.0 of 5
Moonrise Hotel
$173 - $372
Ranked #8 of 124 hotels in Saint Louis
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