I don't think there is any other place like it in the world! Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes... it's like a giant playground and it gets hot!
“The Saint Louis Art Museum is located in Forest Park. The museum is free except for special exhibitions and is open Tuesday - Sunday. During covid-19, masks are required.”
“Best ZOO in the nation multiple years in a row. FREE Amazing Children's Zoo Reservations Required (during COVID Restrictions)”
“Enjoy the newly renovated arch grounds (now a national park) and take a tram ride to the top of the arch for views of the entire city.”
“Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark. The Garden is a center for botanical research and science education, as well as an oasis in the city of St. Louis. The Garden offers 79 acres of beautiful horticultural display, including a 14-acre Japanese strolling garden, Henry Shaw's original 1850 estate home, and one of the world's largest collections of rare and endangered orchids. For over 158 years, the Garden has been an oasis in the city, a place of beauty and family fun—and also a center for education, science, and conservation.”
“This large park is full of wonderful places to visit. At nearly 1,300 acres this park is larger than Central Park in New York. It officially opened to the public in the summer of 1876. It is home to St Louis Zoo, The St Louis At Museum, Missouri History Museum, the Muny Opera House (summer only), The Science Center and Planetarium, The 1904 World’s Fair Pavilion, The Jewel Box, Steinberg Rink (winter only), 3 golf courses and The Boathouse Restaurant. During the month of September the Great Forest Park Balloon Race is held each year, the event lasts 3 days. ”