No trip to Missouri would be complete without exploring the many sights and sounds of the Gateway Arch. Known as the country's tallest monument, its iconic shape has attracted thousands of visitors for over 40 years now. Visit the Journey to the Top for an amazing view of the entire city, explore the Museum of Westward Expansion for some culture and history, and learn about the state through its educational programs for kids and adults.
Take your children to the Saint Louis Zoo where they will get to interact with the animals and learn how to conserve the environment in their own ways. Visit the River's Edge for a thrilling exhibit where elephants and cheetahs roam, visit the Discovery Center where your kids can pet cute and furry rabbits and goats, and have a lovely, relaxing stroll through the Historic Hill to see some interesting 1920s architecture that houses primates, birds and reptiles.
If you are looking for the best place for extreme fun and excitement, visit the attractions at Silver Dollar City. Experience the thrill of the American Plunge, the Electro Spin, and the Grand Exposition Coaster. Have a blast at the arcades while you play games and win prizes. Let the kids spend several hours of fun and recreation at the Geyser Gulch, known as the world's Largest Treehouse.
Founded by internationally acclaimed artist Bob Cassilly, the City Museum is a 600,000 square foot attraction filled with a unique mix of a children's playground, a fun house, a surrealistic pavilion, all housed in an architectural marvel. The museum's latest rooftop addition called Atop the City features a four-story Ferris wheel that will give you a fantastic view of the entire city.
Located in St. Louis, Forest Park is the perfect place for those who love natural beauty and the outdoors. Covering more than thirteen hundred acres, there are both indoor and outdoor attractions and activities that you can look forward to here. Some of these include the hugely popular Saint Louis Zoo, Turtle Park, the Forest Park Golf Course, the Saint Louis Science Center, and some stunning lakes and water features. There is something here for people of all ages, making it the perfect place to bring your family for a fun and exciting day out.