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This 2-day tour through St. Louis will show you what many consider to be the top 5 attractions in the whole city, from the iconic Gateway Arch to Grant's Farm! This is perfect for quick weekend trips!
The nation's tallest national monument, the Arch is a symbol of St. Louis' station as the Gateway to the West, the motion of westward expansion from the civilized east coast to the undiscovered western frontier. The Gateway Arch rises powerfully from the riverfront Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in downtown St. Louis – near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition - to a towering 630 feet, cutting an imposing silhouette against the city skyline. A quick tram ride the top affords guests an incredible bird’s eye view of up to 30 miles in any direction on a clear day. Be sure your group's visit to the Museum at the Gateway Arch.
Gateway Arch Riverfront Cruise
The most popular cruise in St. Louis? Hands down the One-Hour Sightseeing ‘journey back in time’, the classic cruise offered to guests that show them what it was like in a time in which steamboats ruled the Mississippi, the entire cruise narrated by the captain or local National Park Service Ranger. This cruise ‘highlights the history of St. Louis and the mighty river’s role today’, explaining all surrounding history, wildlife, and architecture along the way.
Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis is a marvelous historic Roman Catholic church, located in St. Louis’ Central West End. This iconic STL site stands at 226’ with beautiful Romanesque Revival and Byzantine Revival architectural styles. Here you will find the epicenter of the STL Archdiocese, the spot providing daily Mass, tours, gift shopping, and regular church services. Tours can be scheduled from 10 am to 4 pm daily, depending on Mass times and events.
Grant's Farm encompasses the history of the Busch family and President Ulysses S. Grant with exotic animals, German heritage, and good food. Fun for the whole family, Grant's Farm has gorgeous scenery and exciting sites mixed with old Bavarian charm.There are plenty of things to see and do at Grant's Farm. You can ride the swan paddle boats across the pond, visit the petting zoo and other attractions at the Tier Garten, or ride through Deer Park to see exotic animals. You may also visit the Budweiser Clydesdale Stables to meet the famous horses from the Super Bowl commercials.
Housed in a recycled 600,000 square foot shoe company, this constantly evolving “museum” is a wonderful, eclectic fusion of post-apocalyptic playground, midway funhouse, surrealistic treehouse pavilion, and more than four stories of architectural marvel created from ordinary, unique and amazing found objects. The fabulous brainchild of internationally acclaimed artist Bob Cassilly, the City Museum opened for visitors in 1997 to the vigorous roar of approval of young and old, alike. The Museum affords visitors of all ages an opportunity to play, learn, discover, and imagine...to giggle in delight, gasp with amazement and explore a repurposed world full of unbelievable interactive adventure! Creator Cassilly says: “City Museum makes you want to know.