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St. Louis, MO Highlights
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One of the United States' most iconic monuments, the Gateway Arch welcomes everyone into St. Louis.
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St. Louis, MO

St. Louis is a wonderful riverfront town that is filled with scenic beauty. It is also a great place to take an Upper Mississippi cruise from. Highlighted by the famous Gateway Arch, St. Louis is a major U.S. city that is certain to make your next U.S. river cruise even more enjoyable. Cruises from St. Louis are typically available from July to October. There are also many river cruises that include St. Louis as a destination port in their itinerary, rather than as a departure port.

Viking River Cruises, American Cruise Lines, and American Queen Steamboat Company all offer cruises from St. Louis. Contact us for information regarding pre-cruise packages that allow you to stay in the city for a night before your cruise from St. Louis. This is a very convenient way to enjoy St. Louis on your own time, making more memories than you can imagine!

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Things to do near St. Louis, MO

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in St Louis, along with a brief description:

♦ Gateway Arch National Park

You can’t miss this park, considering that the Gateway Arch that welcomes visitors is the tallest building in Missouri. This 90-acre park is part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and features the arch and St. Louis’ Old Courthouse, as well as a museum. There is an observation center at the top of the arch, which you can reach by a tram system. Beneath the arch, there is a museum where you can learn about fascinating topics in U.S. history (such as the westward expansion) as well as about the arch’s construction.

♦ St. Louis Zoo

If you love animals and have some time before or after your cruise from St. Louis, the St. Louis Zoo is definitely worth checking out! This zoo features some truly unique exhibits, such as a touch pool with sharks and stingrays, a children’s zoo (where staff bring out some of the animals for kids to get a closer look), and animals from all over the world! Admission to this zoo is free, although certain exhibits require a cover charge. Either way, this is a great activity for families, or for those who are interesting in seeing some really unique animals! Admission fees are subject to change. Please verify information directly with St. Louis Zoo prior to your trip.

♦ Missouri Botanical Gardens

Also known as “Shaw’s Garden,” these botanical gardens are the second largest in the country, with over 6.6 million specimens in its herbarium alone! Among some of the attractions here are the Tower Grove House (a beautiful Victorian country home), Climatron (the world’s first dome-shaped greenhouse), a biblical garden (featuring many of the plants mentioned in the Bible), and a Butterfly House on top of many relaxing water features, statues, and reflecting pools. This is a great place to spend some time walking around and exploring before or after your cruise.

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