St. Louis, Missouri
Start your visit by riding to the top of the famous Arch, where you’ll take in views up to 30 miles in every direction. While here, visit the Museum of Westward Expansion; take a riverboat cruise down the mighty Mississippi or stroll through the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Next, head to the Missouri Botanical Garden to see flower shows, live music and special events throughout the year. More than 4,800 trees live on grounds, including a few dating back to the 19th century. At the beautiful Forest Park, you can paddleboat, take in live shows, visit the zoo, ride the Forest Trolley or bike a cycling tour through grounds. Kids will love the Magic House, the St. Louis Children’s Museum, where all sorts of experiential learning adventures await. If you’re a sports fan, tour of or catch a game inside Busch Stadium, home of the 2006 & 2011 World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals. Located just south of the city, Grant’s Farm, owned and operated by Anheuser Busch, is home to more than 900 animals of more than 100 different species. Ride the tram, feed the goats or even embark on a camel ride! Adults can enjoy free beer samples as well.