St. Louis for Families
Collected by Frederick Simeon
St. Louis offers an intriguing mix of amazing food, entertainment for all ages, and historical significance. Learn about western expansion at the Arch. Climb on a fighter jet at the City Museum. Enjoy blues at Broadway Oyster Bar, or the best meal in town at Tony's.
1400 Market St, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA
Don't let the name fool you—this magnificent 3,500-seat venue also hosts comedy, concerts, kids' shows, and plays. While you're enjoying a performance, you can also take in decades of local history. The opera house was inaugurated in 1934 with a...
1915 Park Ave, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
Bailey's Chocolate Bar is in Layfayette Square, one of many nice spots in St Louis, less than a mile from the downtown area. Inside, find a great bar with a wide selection of beer, premium liquor—and knowledgeable and friendly staff to help...
5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
The St. Louis Science Center straddles Interstate 40, with the Planetarium in Forest Park and the main building with the OMNIMAX Theater and the Boeing Hall on the south side across the highway. While there are many science centers in America,...
750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA
The City Museum is a funhouse for young and old, displaying reclaimed articles in a 600,000 sq. ft. former shoe factory. The museum bills itself as an "eclectic mixture of children's playground, funhouse, surrealistic pavilion, and architectural...
700 Clark Ave, St. Louis, MO 63102, USA
The St. Louis Cardinals have won the World Series 11 times over their long history. Their Busch Stadium is brand new, and even if you are in town when the Cardinals are not playing, a visit is in order. The tour costs $10 for adults and $6 for...
Government Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Featuring more than 19,000 animals, the St. Louis Zoo has been a great destination for all ages since its inception in 1910. Renowned as much for its beautiful naturalistic exhibits as for its diverse collection of animals from the major...
801 Market St, St. Louis, MO 63101, USA
Reaching skyward, this monumentally-sized bronze Pinocchio graces downtown St. Louis. "Citygarden" takes up a couple of blocks and is dotted with sculptures of various styles in a garden setting—popular with office workers on their lunch breaks...
4605 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63108, USA
Café Osage, in the Central West End, serves breakfast and lunch seven days in a rehabbed warehouse within the Bowood Farms Nursery. Most vegetables and herbs are grown on-site. The building is home to both the café and a nice shop of...
700 De Mun Ave, St. Louis, MO 63105, USA
Local magazines and newspapers consistently vote Kaldi's the best coffeehouse and we can't argue. At this location, the delightful little corner shop offers inside or sidewalk seating, delicious coffee, pastries, wraps, burritos, and other...
32 Maryland Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63108, USA
Bissinger's in the Central West End has long been serving St. Louisans as a fine hand-crafted chocolatier. Shop here (for gifts or for yourself) for truly fine chocolates in the old tradition. Bissinger's adheres to guidelines of the World Cocoa...
720 Carroll St, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
Soulard Market had its beginnings in 1779 and remains flourishing today. Located between downtown and the Budweiser brewery, it covers two city blocks, and is divided into five sections. The northwest, southeast, and northeast wings have locally...
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