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Top Attractions in St. Louis

St. Louis has so much to do and see. Sure there's the stuff you'd find in guidebooks for visitors, like the Gateway Arch or Forest Park, but there are also dozens of great places known mostly just to locals. Whether you're hosting out-of-town guests or looking for a unique way to fill a weekend, this is your guide to the top attractions in St. Louis.

15 Free Attractions in St. Louis
Many of St. Louis' most popular attractions are free. Here's a list of some great things to do without opening your purse or wallet.

Visitor Guide for the St. Louis Zoo
Here is an easy visitor guide for the St. Louis Zoo including location, hours of operation, top things to see and do and more.

Share Your Opinion - What's the Best Free Attraction in St. Louis?
You can see a lot of the sites in St. Louis without spending any money. What's your favorite free attraction in the St. Louis area?

Top 10 Attractions at the St. Louis Zoo
The St. Louis Zoo is one of the country's best. Actually, both Parenting Magazine and Zagat's call it the top zoo in the nation. Not only does the St. Louis Zoo excel at getting visitors face-to-face with animals, it's also respected for creating exhibits that resemble each animal's natural habitat. Surprisingly, it does all this without...

St. Louis Zoo Photo Gallery
The St. Louis Zoo is one of the best zoos in the country and a favorite destination for St. Louisans. Here are pictures taken by readers of their favorite animals and attractions at the St. Louis Zoo.

Sea Lion Sound at the St. Louis Zoo
Sea Lion Sound is the newest major attraction at the St. Louis Zoo. The exhibit features an underwater tunnel and sea lion shows. Here's information on what you'll see when you visit Sea Lion Sound.

Museum of Transportation in St. Louis County
The Museum of Transportation in St. Louis County has a large collection of historic trains, cars and fire engines on display. Here is information on what to see and do at the Museum of Transportation.

Visiting the Gateway Arch in St. Louis
The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is the nation's tallest monument. No visit to St. Louis is complete without a trip to the top. But the St. Louis Arch isn't just for tourists. Here's information for both tourists and locals on how to spend a great day at the Gateway Arch.

What to Do at the St. Louis Science Center
The St. Louis Science Center is one of the top free attractions in St. Louis. It's filled with hands-on activites for kids, special exhibits and more. Here's information on fun things to do at the Science Center.

A Quick Guide to Ballpark Village
Ballpark Village is a restaurant and entertainment complex next to Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Here's a quick look at the top attractions at Ballpark Village.

The St. Louis Art Museum
The St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park is filled with masterpiecess from around the world. The museum also hosts free events all year long. Here is helpful information for visiting the St. Louis Art Museum.

City Museum in Downtown St. Louis
The City Museum in St. Louis is an attraction like no other. The one-of-a-kind museum is an adventure for kids and adults alike.

The Museum of Transportation Photo Gallery
The Museum of Transportation has the nation's largest collection of old trains, including more than 70 locomotives. The museum also features an automobile center, which houses not only rare cars, but an impressive collection of historic fire engines. There are also boats, planes and even horse-drawn carriages. For kids, there's the "Creation Station" play area as well as rides on the museum's own…

The Butterfly House at Faust Park
The Butterfly House at Faust Park is one of the top attractions in the St. Louis area. It's home to thousands of butterflies from around the world. Here's information on visiting the Butterfly House.

Top Things to See and Do at the Missouri Botanical Garden
The Missouri Botanical Garden is one of St. Louis' top attractions. It's a great place to visit any time of the year, but the Garden really comes to life in warmer months. Here are some of the top things to see during a visit to the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Take a Tour of the Anheuser Busch Brewery in St. Louis
The Anheusher Busch Brewery Tour is one of St. Louis' most popular free attractions. Here's information on taking the tour and enjoying some free beer, plus a look a other things to do in the Soulard neighborhood.

Citygarden Photo Gallery
Downtown St. Louis just added a great feature for the entire community. Part wading pool, part sculpture garden, part city park, the Citygarden is sure to become a favorite place to play and relax for St. Louisans and visitors. Here are pictures of City Garden taken on a beautiful August weekend.

Missouri History Museum in Forest Park
The Missouri History Museum is one of the top free attractions in St. Louis. The museum is located in Forest Park and offers a variety of exhibits and special events. Here's more helpful information for visiting the Missouri History Museum.

St. Louis' Magic House Ranked Nation's Best Children's Attraction
St. Louis' Magic House is one of the best children's museums in the country. Learn more about the museum's unique exhibits, special events and hours of admission to plan a trip to the museum today.

See the Bald Eagles Around Alton, Illinois
You don't have to go far to see the second largest population of bald eagles in the country. Just head north on the Great River Road (Highway 100) to Alton and Grafton, Illinois. Each year, more than a thousand bald eagles migrate to the Alton area. The eagles come in search of fish in the cold waters of the Mississippi, Illinois and Missouri Rivers. The birds begin arriving in late December and …

Top Ten Things to Do and See in Forest Park
Forest Park could be called the heart of St. Louis. The 1,300 acre park is home to the city's top cultural institutions and plays host to many of the region's favorite events and pastimes. Here are ten Forest Park attractions that shouldn't be missed.

Top 5 Places Every St. Louisan Should See
Patricia Schultz gave us 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. But what would be on a must-see list just for St. Louis? Even beyond obvious attractions, like the Gateway Arch, the St. Louis area has enough unique and exciting places to fill a book of its own. This is just the tip of the iceberg, but here are my Top 5 places every St. Louisan should see.

Top Picks for Everything St. Louis
See the top picks for St. Louis restaurants, attractions, music clubs, free activities and more.

Real Haunted Places of St. Louis
The Lemp Mansion may be the most famous, but it isn't the only real haunted place in St. Louis. Here's information on where to find real haunts in the St. Louis area.

Free Summer Events 2012: Top Attractions
There is so much to do in St. Louis in the summer without spending money. Many of the area's most popular attractions are free or offer special free events. Here's information on the best free attractions in St. Louis in summer 2012.

Where to Go Ice Skating in St. Louis
Lace up your skates and go for a spin at one of the ice skating rinks in the St. Louis area. Here's information on an ice rink near you.

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