150 Epic Things To Do In St Louis

Looking for fun things to do in St Louis? This beautiful city in the state of Missouri lies upon the western bank of the Mississippi River and has plenty of awesome attractions to offer. From the well known Gateway Arch to famous landmarks and monuments, make sure you see it all during your visit whether it’s just a day trip or for the entire weekend.

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Missouri Botanical Garden

Smell the flowers at Missouri Botanical Garden

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Sachs Butterfly House

Walk amongst the butterflies at Sachs Butterfly House

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St. Louis Zoo

Go wild at St. Louis Zoo

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Saint Louis Cathedral

Take a stunning tour of Saint Louis Cathedral

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City Museum

Have an adventure at City Museum

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Busch Stadium

Find out if the Cardinals will hit a home run at Busch Stadium

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Forest Park

Enjoy a romantic stroll around Forest Park

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Gateway Arch

Take a photo of the famous Gateway Arch

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Civil War Museum

Learn more about American history at Missouri Civil War Museum

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Fox Theatre

Get tickets to see a broadway show at the fabulous Fox Theatre

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Saint Louis Art Museum

See a world class collection of artwork at Saint Louis Art Museum

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Grant’s Farm

Feed the animals at Grant’s Farm

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Magic House

Play and learn at the Magic House

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Muny

Watch an amazing musical at the Muny

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Listen to a magical performance by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

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Citygarden

Put on your boots and start walking at Citygarden

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Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

Find great memorabilia at the Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

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Saint Louis Science Center

Explore the Saint Louis Science Center

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McDonnell Planetarium

Attend a Star Party at McDonnell Planetarium on first Friday

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Powell Symphony Hall

Have a night filled with music at Powell Symphony Hall

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Campbell House Museum

Step back in time at Campbell House Museum

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Tower Grove Park

Go jogging in Tower Grove Park

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Old Courthouse

Learn more about the city’s history at the Old Courthouse

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Lone Elk Park

Go nature watching in Lone Elk Park

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Missouri History Museum

See an exhibit at Missouri History Museum

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Laumeier Sculpture Park

Look at interesting artwork in Laumeier Sculpture Park

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Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

Visit the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site and learn a piece of history

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Creve Coeur Lake

Relax at Creve Coeur Lake

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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Pay tribute to the fallen soldiers at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

Take a walk at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

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Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

Go bird watching at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

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Museum of Transportation

Learn more about trains at the Museum of Transportation

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Bellefontaine Cemetery

Have a quiet walk at Bellefontaine Cemetery

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Tivoli Theater

Watch an indie film or a blockbuster at the Tivoli Theater

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Pageant

Catch your favorite musical act at the Pageant

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Peabody Opera House

See an unforgettable concert at Peabody Opera House

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Sheldon Concert Hall

See who’s playing next at Sheldon Concert Hall

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Central West End

Walk around Central West End and take a look at the beautiful mansions

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Lafayette Square

Have a picnic at Lafayette Square

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Schlafly Beer School

Attend the Schlafly Beer School on a Friday

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Soulard Farmers Market

Find the freshest produce at Soulard Farmers Market

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Downtown Trolley

Hop on the Downtown Trolley and get to your next destination

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Scottrade Center

Catch the St. Louis Blues play on ice at Scottrade Center

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Soulard’s Mardi Gras

Join in the party at Soulard’s Mardi Gras

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Federal Reserve Bank

Visit Inside the Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank

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Kirkwood Park

Play catch with your beloved pet in Kirkwood Park

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Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Listen to astounding performance by the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

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Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

Have a tasty treat from Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

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St. Louis Galleria

Shop your heart out at St. Louis Galleria

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St. Louis Union Station

Marvel at the architecture of St. Louis Union Station

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Record Exchange

Find the oldest and rarest vinyl records at Record Exchange

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Laclede’s Landing

Hang out with friends at Laclede’s Landing

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Gringo Jones Imports

Discover unique items at Gringo Jones Imports

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Left Bank Books

Find signed first edition books at Left Bank Books

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Mr. Nice Guy

Check out Mr. Nice Guy

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St. Louis Ballpark Village

Have a happy hour at St. Louis Ballpark Village

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360 City View

Have a drink at 360 and get a 360 degree view of the city

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Old Rock House

Get tickets to see a rockin’ show at the Old Rock House

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Beale on Broadway

Listen to good ol’ soul music at the Beale on Broadway

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Paddy O’s

Grab a bite before a game at Paddy O’s

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Broadway Oyster Bar

Taste Cajun cooking at Broadway Oyster Bar

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Earthbound Brewing

Find out what’s on tap at Earthbound Brewing

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Pin-Up Bowl

Go out bowling with friends at Pin-Up Bowl

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South Grand

Spot the “Flying Saucer” on South Grand

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Fortune Teller Bar

Guess what you’ll be drinking next at the Fortune Teller Bar

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Hair of the Dog

Have a good time with your buddies at Hair of the Dog

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O’Shays Pub

Try some Irish whiskey at O’Shays Pub

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Chuck Berry at the Loop

Take a selfie with Chuck Berry at the Loop

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a bicyle”

Find a “fish on a bicyle”

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Blueberry Hill

Come for the food and stay for the music at Blueberry Hill

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Loop

Walk along the Loop and find over a hundred shops

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Edward Jones Dome

Catch the Rams in action at the Edward Jones Dome

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Hollywood Casino

Hit it big at Hollywood Casino

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Chain of Rocks Bridge

Cross the Chain of Rocks Bridge and see what’s on the other side

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Moto Museum

Ogle at rare and vintage European motorcycles at Moto Museum

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Budweiser Brewery Tour

Take the Budweiser Brewery Tour and be transported in time

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Pulitzer Arts Foundation

See an amazing exhibit at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation

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Hi-Pointe Theatre

Catch the latest flicks at Hi-Pointe Theatre

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4 Hands Brewery

Match your beer with the right food at 4 Hands Brewery

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Shrine of St. Joseph

Visit the “Altar of Answered Prayers” at the Shrine of St. Joseph

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America’s Center

Find out what’s happening next at America’s Center

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Chaifetz Arena

Watch a concert at Chaifetz Arena

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King of Ragtime

Tour the home of Scott Joplin, the King of Ragtime

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Soldiers’ Memorial Military Museum

View the war-time memorabilia at the Soldiers’ Memorial Military Museum

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Museum of Westward Expansion

Learn more about American history at the Museum of Westward Expansion

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Eads Bridge

Walk across the Mississippi River on the Eads Bridge

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Kemper Art Museum

Appreciate art at the Kemper Art Museum

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World Chess Hall of Fame

Learn how to play chess at the World Chess Hall of Fame

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Old Post Office

Admire the architecture of the Old Post Office

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Schlafly Tap Room

Have a beer flight at Schlafly Tap Room

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Samuel Cupples House

Take a step back into the 19th century at Samuel Cupples House

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Segway

Ride the Segway and have a fun tour of the city

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Horse-Drawn Carriage

Have a romantic night while riding a horse-drawn carriage

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St. Louis Fun Trolley

Hop on the St. Louis Fun Trolley and see what the city has to offer

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Lemp Mansion

Find out if the Lemp Mansion is indeed haunted

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Des Peres City Park

Bring a book and find a quiet spot to read in Des Peres City Park

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St. Louis Walk Hall of Fame

Find out whose names are on the St. Louis Walk Hall of Fame

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Contemporary Art Museum

See one of a kind artwork at the Contemporary Art Museum

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Suson Park

Look at the animals in Suson Park

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Kirkwood Farmers’ Market

Find the freshest fruits and vegetables at Kirkwood Farmers’ Market

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St. Louis Toy Museum

Visit Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum

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BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups

Listen to jazz music at BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups

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Bistro on a Sundays

Have a Jazz Brunch at the Bistro on a Sundays

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St John Nepomuk Church

Enter St John Nepomuk Church, the oldest Czech church in the New World

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Confluence Point State Park

Go to Confluence Point State Park and see where the Mississippi and Missouri rivers merge

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Kiener Plaza

Spot “The Runner” in Kiener Plaza

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Moolah Theatre and Lounge

Relax and see a movie at the Moolah Theatre and Lounge

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Gateway Arch Riverboat

Aboard the Gateway Arch Riverboat and cruise along the Mississippi River

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Componere Gallery

Find a wide range of fine art by local artists at Componere Gallery

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Milles Fountain

Take a look at the 14 bronze statues at Milles Fountain

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Monkey Joe’s

Go bananas at Monkey Joe’s

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City Hall Engravement

Find where the words “City Hall” were engraved on

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RV Park

Take a hike in the RV Park

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Sugar Creek Park

Play softball with friends in Sugar Creek Park

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Place Casino

Place your bets at Lumiere Place Casino

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Sheldon Art Galleries

See an exhibit at Sheldon Art Galleries

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Side Project Cellar

Choose from a wide selection of brew and spirits at Side Project Cellar

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Circus Flora

Watch world class acts by Circus Flora

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St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church

Take a look inside St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church

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MX Movies

See what’s showing at MX Movies

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Ready Room

Catch your favorite band at the Ready Room

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Flamingo Bowl

Aim for a strike at Flamingo Bowl

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Youth Activity Park

Bring your skateboard and show your moves in the Youth Activity Park

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Fast Eddie’s Bon Air

Order the homemade bratwurst at Fast Eddie’s Bon Air

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Citygarden

Have a splash at Citygarden

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Pinocchio at Citygarden

Find the sculptures like Pinocchio at Citygarden

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Crown Candy Kitchen

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Crown Candy Kitchen

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Banh Mi So

Experience authentic Vietnamese cuisine at Banh Mi So

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LemonGrass

Have a Rice Hot Pot at LemonGrass

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Cafe Natasha’s Exclusive Beef Shish Kabob

Order Cafe Natasha’s Exclusive Beef Shish Kabob

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South Grand

Catch’s Lulu’s food truck at South Grand

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Taqueria El Bronco

Bite into mouth watering Mexican dishes at Taqueria El Bronco

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Imo’s

Grab a St. Louis style pizza at Imo’s

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Pi Pizzeria

Have a deep dish pizza at Pi Pizzeria

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The Hill

Get a sub from Adriana’s on The Hill

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Blues City Deli

Listen to live music while munching on a sandwich at Blues City Deli

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Pappy’s Memphis style BBQ

Sink your teeth into Pappy’s Memphis style BBQ

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Woofies

Buy a Chicago dog from Woofies

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Ronnoco

Have a cup from Ronnoco

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Kaldi’s

Get your caffeine fix at Kaldi’s

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Bissinger’s Chocolate Factory

Take a sweet tour of Bissinger’s Chocolate Factory

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Laumeier Sculpture Park

Touch the giant eyeball in Laumeier Sculpture Park

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Saint Louis Art Fair

Attend the Saint Louis Art Fair

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Forest Park

View the Jewel Box in Forest Park

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the city

Go kayaking and get great views of the city

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Steinberg Skating Rink

Lace up and glide like a pro at Steinberg Skating Rink

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Japanese Garden

Be transported to another world at the Japanese Garden

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Riverfront Trail

Ride a bike and follow the Riverfront Trail

Over 150 things to do in St Louis later and people still say we missed some important ones! It’s impossible to cover every attraction in this awesome city, but if you think we missed something important, make sure you reach out and let us know!