The Climatron and reflecting pool at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Spring into Fun

Kick Off Travel Season in St. Louis

With winter in the rear-view mirror, there’s no better time to enjoy everything that St. Louis has to offer. Kick off the spring season at a sports event – over the course of a weekend, it’s possible to see all four professional St. Louis teams play in rip-roaring competitions. Then, enjoy the best of the local beverage scene. We’ve also got fun for the whole family and endless opportunities to connect with nature. Rain in the forecast? Stay dry at one of our museums, galleries or theaters, where you can experience St. Louis’ vibrant arts and culture scene.

Cool Kids

Whether you’re traveling with toddlers in tow or preteens with an increasing sense of independence, St. Louis has immersive and memorable activities that everyone can enjoy together. Rocket down a 10-story slide at City Museum. Howl with the wolves at the Endangered Wolf Center. Investigate scientific wonders at The Magic House and more!

A kid observes black-and-white colobuses at the Saint Louis Zoo.

Traveling Teens

Travel can enhance a teenager’s self-esteem, education and worldview, but it’s not always easy to find activities that appeal to them. We’re here to help with that. These St. Louis attractions will challenge teens physically and mentally, give them freedom to explore on their own and introduce them to interesting people.

People meet and greet feathered friends at the World Bird Sanctuary.

St. Louis Sports

Named the “Ultimate Sports City” by ESPN The Magazine, St. Louis gives fans something to cheer about all year long. This spring, score tickets to see the St. Louis Blues (NHL), St. Louis CITY SC (MLS), St. Louis Battlehawks (UFL) and St. Louis Cardinals (MLB) in action.

Fans cheer on St. Louis CITY SC at Citypark.

Sips of Spring

The beverage scene in St. Louis includes one world-ranked brewer, almost 65 craft breweries, countless distilleries, regional wineries, bustling bars and some very talented bartenders. What’s not to like? Or, better yet, what’s not to order? From local beer to dry cider and delectable cocktails to boozy ice creams, the options to imbibe are limitless.

The cocktails at Vicia are inspired by locally grown produce and zero-waste practices.

The Great Outdoors

Among the cityscape, there are countless ways to connect with nature in St. Louis. If you want to get outside and stay active during your next trip, try a local activity such as yoga in Gateway Arch National Park, hiking in the Columbia Bottom Conservation Area or paddling on the Mississippi River.

The views from the bluffs of Castlewood State Park are beautiful.

Arts Appreciation

St. Louis boasts an arts scene that’s second to none. From downtown to Forest Park to Grand Center, you’ll find compelling collections, enticing exhibitions, inviting studios, vibrant public art, emotive performances and musical acts that will leave an impression.

A couple experiences arts and culture at the Saint Louis Art Museum.

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