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Best things to do in St. Louis

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“This a fun place to spend the day! Not your typical museum! The City Museum is a climbing, twisting, active adventure & exploring experience for all ages! Family friendly, but a group or date night for adults!”
205 locals recommend
Park
“There are art museums open to public for free, Missouri history museum, science museum, the zoo (also free) in the part. ”
188 locals recommend
Zoo
“Considered one of the best zoos in the country, the St. Louis Zoo has more than 20,000 animals, its own railroad line, and scores of attractions, shows, and shops. Best of all, admission is completely free!”
134 locals recommend
Hotel
“Unbeatable experience; but you may have issues if you have issues with crowds/tight spaces.”
135 locals recommend
Garden
“Simply the best. A city favorite for roaming and taking in beauty. Stop by Fiddlehead Fern Cafe beforehand for coffee or breakfast.”
144 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Free to see lots of lovely art and the lovely Art Hill in beautiful Forest Park. ”
117 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
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“For Baseball Lovers who want to experience a St. Louis Cardinal game with our great fans!”
70 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful park for a stroll or a quick brisk walk around for a quick workout. It's about an hour walk around the whole park and a beautiful park for nature lovers, lots of different trees for those who appreciate such as I do being the daughter of a biology teacher.”
72 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Restored 1920s movie palace, now hosting musical performers & touring Broadway shows.”
43 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Soulard Market is the oldest farmers market west of the Mississippi established in 1779 and is open Wednesday-Saturday. We have 13 local farmers, 1 organic farmer, a florist and spice shop, and many produce vendors. The market also carries a variety of other general merchandise like shirts, jewelry, incense, sports memorabilia, hand made soaps, carpet, photography and hand made crafts. ”
62 locals recommend
Museum
“1.9 miles. Fantastic museum for all ages. Check website for special exhibits and weekend events for children. Great cafe food inside, too.”
52 locals recommend
General Entertainment
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“Check out the new sports-anchored entertainment district in the heart of Downtown”
33 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Three words, Stanley Cup Winners! Home of the St Louis Blues hockey team and the largest indoor concert venue in the city, hosting all the A-list singers and performers.”
32 locals recommend
Food
“A free place to tour, but they do have exclusive tours you can purchase tickets to. They have a great area to enjoy food and drinks. ”
63 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Spend a few hours here! Perfect for a rainy day. A short 5 min drive on OAKLAND AVE too.”
33 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great Breakfast/ Brunch, make sure you get there early it tends to get crowded!”
46 locals recommend