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Here is a list of the top things to do in St. Louis, Missouri. There are so many different things to do and see during a St Louis vacation, so this list is by no means comprehensive. But, I think these are all important places in St Louis that everyone should get the chance to check out. If you think I’ve missed something, let me know in the comments!

Gateway Arch – The iconic image everyone always thinks about when picturing St. Louis. Ride to the top and look out over the St. Louis skyline and the Mississippi River. On a clear day, you can up to 30 miles! Check out the Gateway Arch site for hours and price information.

St. Louis Downtown – There are so many things to do downtown, from amazing restaurants, exciting nightlife, baseball games and more! Here is a cool interactive More Busch Stadium info…

Grant’s Farm – Home to over a thousand different animals! It has made the list of top family attractions nationwide by U.S. Family Travel Guide Zagat Survey and Parenting Magazine. What makes this place so special is the level of interaction – your kids will love all of the petting zoos and activities available!

St. Louis Zoo – One of the nation’s top zoos with over 700 species and 5000 different animals. Check out the Penguin & Puffin Coast, the zoo’s newest exhibit. Best of all, entrance to the Zoo is always free! Check out the St. Louis Zoo’s website for a calendar of events and a complete list of exhibits. More St Louis Zoo info…

Delmar Loop – Voted “One of the 10 Great Streets in America” by the American Planning Association, The Loop consists of a vibrant six block area is home to tons of unique stores, entertainment venues, and art galleries. The food selection in such a small area is pretty amazing, too. You can choose from nearly 50 restaurants (Lebanese, Japanese, Greek, Vietnamese, Ethiopian, and Thai just to name a few)! More info about The Loop…

Forest Park – Located in the heart of the city, this 1,200 + acre park is one of the largest urban parks in the country. There are so many different things to do in the park, from summer concerts, playgrounds, bike trails, festivals and more. Plus, it is home to the Zoo, Art Museum, Jewel Box, Muny and more! More Forest Park info…

St. Louis Union Station – This historic train station provides over 80 shops and restaurants to choose from, including the Hard Rock Café. Union Station also houses a Marriott hotel, a lake and a plaza for festival and concerts. More Union Station info…

Missouri Botanical Garden – Also known as Shaw’s Garden, this is truly an oasis within the city. Stroll through almost 80 acres of beautiful gardens, including and children’s garden and one of the words largest collections of rare and endangered orchids. Also home to the Climatron – a huge dome containing tropical plants and birds. There are also ongoing classes for adults and children in a variety of topics, (crafts, cooking, gardening, green living, outdoor skills and more)! More Botanical Garden info…

St. Louis City Museum – A 6,000 square foot wacky museum full of playgrounds, tunnels, and jungle gyms created from unique objects. The roof boasts a playground made up of aircraft fuselages, a fire engine, a castle turret and 4 ft wild slinkies! This is a place you need to see to believe! More City Museum info…