From energetic bar districts to cozy tree-lined streets dotted with restaurants and cafes, St. Louis neighborhoods are the heart and soul of the community. From world-class cultural institutions and serene landscapes to venues across the city offering St. Louis' traditional Blues, as well as non-stop sporting action, there's something for everyone in St. Louis, Missouri.
Enjoy a fusion of sculpture and landscape architecture at Citygarden, an urban oasis featuring works of modern and contemporary art, native plants, six rain gardens and a café overlooking the beautiful scene. Or discover the stunning Laumeier Sculpture Park with over 70 outdoor sculptures and a traveling series of exhibitions.
Recently voted America’s Top Free Attraction, the world-famous Saint Louis Zoo is dedicated to connecting people to animals since 1910. With more than 600 species represented on 90 beautifully landscaped acres in historic Forest Park, behind-the-scenes tours are allow you to meet penguins, feed a giant tortoise, and help train a sea lion. Enjoy an experience like none other and get a peek at what it's like to be a zookeeper.
Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and an oasis in the city of St. Louis. The 79 acres of splendid horticultural displays include the Chinese Garden, English Woodland Garden, Ottoman Garden and Victorian District, a vibrant tropical rainforest thrives inside the Climatron conservatory, while the adjoining Temperate House is home to a multitude of Mediterranean species. The Japanese Garden covers 14 acres, making it one of the largest Japanese strolling gardens in North America.
Opened in 1876 and known as the "Heart of St. Louis," Forest Park is one of the most beautiful urban parks in the world featuring a variety of attractions, including the St. Louis Zoo, the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum, and the St. Louis Science Center. With over 1,300 acres and 45,000 trees, the park played host to the 1904 World's Fair.