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From the thrilling views to the amazing stories, a visit to the Gateway Arch is an experience that never fails to inspire. Whether you have a few hours or a full day, you’ll find activities to please every member of your party. Attractions include...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thumbs up to the architect who gave visitors an opportunity to gaze the city of St. Louis to see the immense greenery, the rolling river and the downtown including the Cardinals’ stadium.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Riding up in cars such as I've never experienced before.....Views from top phenomenal! we watched a grain barge being loaded, saw other barges on the river, too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jan ރ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is right in St. Louis downtown where you to find a lot to parking on the street. Taking a walk around the Arch and the park nearby is a nice experience though it is really cold.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are not claustrophobic, you must go unto the Arch, it is an amazing experience, being at the top you can see along the river and on the other side admire beautiful St. Louis, but if you are stay in the museum and visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank celiaargabright
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The new Arch museum is a must see when you are in St Louis. We took out of town visitors and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. One of our guests uses a wheel chair and access was easy for us. We parked at the Hyatt...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The night view of the arch is beautiful we were here during the shutdown so we just looked from outside great. Historic stop

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 90jant
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is one of the most marvelous things I have ever stood under. Truly an awe inspiring experience. No need to waste your time going up... this is one of the the few times the view is definitely better from the ground.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aolszesk
Reviewed 3 days ago

My kids really enjoyed the arch.We went the day before the new opening of the museum. I would love to go back to enjoy that experience as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Arch is amazing. Loved the movie on how and why it was built. Seeing it close up makes for great pictures. The ride up is slow with no view. When you get to top there’s small windows to look out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MercJK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great to see the outside. It was cold and being "The Driveby Tourist", I walked around the outside while parked in a no parking zone, watching my car as much as I could. Good to see it up close but my objective was to continue...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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CathyG S
December 18, 2018|
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Response from OnAir704759 | Reviewed this property |
With the government's shutdown im not sure if it will be ooen. But yes you can go in and look around at the Museum.
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Melissa M
October 21, 2018|
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If you'll be going to the top, plan on an hour for that (waiting time, ride up, time at the top, and ride down). Parking, walking, purchasing tickets, security, and restrooms (visit before lining up for tram, especially if... More
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October 1, 2018|
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Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
So, the movie, I thought, was perfectly timed, because you are watching it, while you are waiting to board the gondolas that will take you to the top. And, remember, there are only so many people that they can have at the... More
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watshakin
Chumuckla, FL
5th Wheel parking for Gateway Arch (4 Replies)
My family will be passing through St. Louis early morning in June on our way from Florida to South Dakota. We wanted to stop and do an early morning Arch tour, but we will be pulling a 5th wheel. I've searched for nearby surface lots but not sure if its feasible to pull it through the streets there or if it would be allowed into the surface lots. Any suggestions? Thanks, Tina
January 08, 2016|
Response frombprop|
How will you be coming through? If you're passing from Illinois into Missouri, you can use the large Casino Queen parking lot in E. St Louis. If you do, you would take the Metrolink over the Eads Bridge (neat ride) to the Arch. Depending on how the renovations are coming, you might get off at Laclede's Landing, right next to the Arch, or go 3 stops to 8th and Pine. Signs in Metrolink will tell you which is the Arch stop at that time. For reference, here is a previous thread from an...More
Zane A
Arlington, Texas
Gateway Arch parking during baseball games (3 Replies)
We are going to be driving through St. Louis this weekend and want to stop and see the Arch on Saturday evening. We are not going in the museum or riding to the top...just want to walk around and take a few photos. Looking at parking options I'm worried that we might not be able to find a spot at game time that would afford us to do this stop... Any tips or hints. Thanks
July 14, 2015|
Response fromZane A|
Thank you for your reply.. After looking further into the area and the construction I am assuming that the park is basically closed with only a small walkway to the south leg being open. We just may skip it completely. Oh well. Maybe a drive by...maybe just skip right through town and be on our way. First time through St. Louis in 30 years....disappointed.
HighSeasHarry
Falmouth, Massachusetts
Fort Leonard Wood Trip Report (2 Replies)
Trip Report Fort Leonard Wood (May, 2009) I recently traveled to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri to attend graduation from basic training in the Army. (Not my graduation; someone else’s). I flew to St. Louis, at the time it was the best for me for airfare and schedule, however Springfield looked like a viable option. There is an airport at Fort Leonard Wood (airport code: “TBN”) but airfare was significantly higher, and I learned from the public affairs office at FLW that it is a small...More
May 21, 2009|
Response fromLynninNM|
We'll be heading to FLW for our son's graduation from Basic soon, as well. Very helpful advice!