St. Louis…on Tour!
Walk, cycle, Trikke, paddle, eat and drink your way through jaw-dropping and immersive St. Louis sightseeing tours. Experience the city up close as you interact with seasoned St. Louis tour guides who create personal, customized adventures to suit your tastes.
Travel and learn like no other. Paddle the Mississippi and see what Lewis and Clark saw firsthand. Cycle across historic bridges and along riverfront trails. Eat and drink at the tables of award-winning food purveyors, craft brewers and vintners. Experience some of the best urban birding, flora and fauna in Forest Park. Listen in on the strange, bizarre and spooky stories from the city’s past as told by world-class storyteller David Riordan. Or just kick back and relax on one of the authentic, bright red trolleys that offer narrated tours of the city.
St. Louis sightseeing tours have never been so up close, immersive and unique.
St. Louis Sightseeing Tours
Big Muddy Adventures
Enter the wild wonders of the Middle Mississippi and Lower Missouri rivers, the largest moving bodies of water on this side of the planet. Travel in style on these guided and outfitted world-class paddling excursions. Enjoy custom hour long to multi-day adventures, the Full Moon Float, a Lewis and Clark Experience, and more Big Muddy fun.
Brookdale Farms Carriage Service
Relive a little of the past on an old-fashioned carriage ride. Brookdale Farms Carriage Services provides elegant horse-drawn carriages or other horse-drawn vehicles. This is a wonderful way for you to spend some romantic time together through the cobblestone streets of Laclede’s Landing or the St. Louis Missouri Riverfront. It’s also a great way for tourists to take a sightseeing tour of the city in a unique way. Carriage service runs year round and may be brought to your special location for weddings, parties, birthdays and parades.
City Cycling Tours
Be a roadie and cycle St. Louis. These guided, narrated, leisurely-paced Highlight and Discovery tours showcase Forest Park. Experience historical, architectural and cultural attractions, including a bird-watching area with more than 200 species recorded. Helmet up and ride on.
Take the hassle out of driving and arrive in luxurious style. This chauffeured transportation option is the answer for all of your group and trip logistics. Seamless planning and attention to detail allows you to sit back, relax and enjoy the view.
Discover Saint Louis/Are We There Yet?
Enjoy the sights and sounds of a hyper-local St. Louis sightseeing tour with Dea Hoover. Her private car tours extend far beyond the “must-see’s” and “do’s” of a city. Think visits with authors/historians, private home tours, wolf watching at the Wolf Sanctuary, and more. Bring your camera.
Discovery Tours by Missouri Historical Society
Inspired by exhibits and programming at the Missouri History Museum and Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, these sightseeing tours tours examine historic themes throughout the area. Tour guides are museum professionals and/or experts in their field.
EAT Saint Louis Food Tours
Make a culinary date with the city of St. Louis. Led by local guides, these walking tours mix delicious food and drink tastings, and are served with an insider’s view of the city’s unique neighborhoods. Think award-winning chefs, craft brewers and craftspeople making their wares paired with historically significant European-inspired architecture. Or you can custom-create your own delectable tour.
Forest Park Forever
Go green and immerse yourself in the iconic St. Louis gem of Forest Park. With more than 1300 acres of lush landscaping and natural environments to explore, the park’s seasonal tours include walks of various themes. You can enjoy Wildflower and Birding walks, a Then and Now tour, and the Heart of the Park.
Exceed your travel expectations with your choice of passenger vehicles. From luxury sedans, stretch limos, shuttle and party buses, to motor coaches, corporate sprinters and more. Happy trails!
Landmarks Downtown Walking Tours
Explore everything from the bustling riverfront of the French-American entrepreneurs to the skyscrapers of the 20th century on foot. These seasonal, two-mile leisurely-paced walks throughout downtown St. Louis feature hot-spots along the way. See the Gateway Arch, Eads Bridge, Soldiers Memorial, Union Station and other architectural wonders.
PTGA: Professional Tour Guide Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Local residents with a passion for St. Louis tout its nooks and crannies, its people both past and present, as well as the wealth of free attractions available to visitors.
Riverboats at the Gateway Arch
Cruise through time on the Mighty Mississippi on a magnificent replica of a 19th century paddle-wheel riverboat. Dinner and riverfront cruises showcase St. Louis’ iconic arched skyline.
See STL Tours
See STL tours invite locals and tourists to see an entirely different side of St. Louis, hear new stories, and interact with St. Louis history in unexpected (and sometimes odd) ways. See the whole city on a thematic bus tour (or computer screen), or dive into the architecture and history of individual neighborhoods on foot. Part of a new community tours initiative by the Missouri Historical Society, See STL’s fun and creative tours mix engaging storytelling and a deep well of historical knowledge with an infectious enthusiasm for the exciting changes the city is currently undergoing. Disclaimer: These tours may result in participants thinking St. Louis is the freaking coolest city ever and developing an incurable love of red bricks.
Show Me MO Tours
Immerse yourself in the St. Louis jazz scene, sample award-winning wines and brews, view and purchase eclectic art made by locals, or shop to your heart’s content for that hard-to-find specialty gift. These topic-specific, customized St. Louis sightseeing tours are created just for you.
STL Haunted History
Explore the dark side with world-class storyteller David Riordan, whose family has called St. Louis home for more than 180 years. Listen in on the strange, bizarre and spooky stories from the city’s past. You can learn about the Exorcism that sparked the famous movie, Bloody Island, the Great St. Louis Fire, the Cholera Epidemic, and so much more. Boo!
St. Louis Fun Tours
Hop on the authentic bright red trolley, complete with brass rails and bells. Have fun, as you experience a fully-narrated 75-minute sightseeing tour of the Gateway to the West and all its offerings.
St. Louis Trolley Tours
Three convenient pick-up locations — Union Station, Ballpark Hilton and Ballpark Village, allow guests to make a complete informative loop of downtown St. Louis and absorb its colorful history from the 1800s through today.
Trikke STL Guided Tours
Wanna go for a hassle-free ride? Trikke’s three-wheeled electric vehicle’s provide an up-close look at St. Louis attractions, and get a low-impact workout along the way — letting the breeze keep you cool. Wireless listening devices ensure you don’t miss anything your guide points out.
Spring of 2019 marked the launch of UnHeardOf STL, a free interactive audio map that explores St. Louis’ diverse history through cinematic audio stories. You can stand right where history happened, and hear from the people who made it happen. This unique and engaging experience is like a walking tour for your ears. You can enjoy it during spare time in St. Louis, or from anywhere you have an internet connection.