5 Ways to Explore St. Louis this Summer

Friday July 24, 2020

By Patrick

There are so many things to do in STL that one stop is never enough. Spend a day in Forest Park where you'll find the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri History Museum and St. Louis Science Center. Head downtown to Gateway Arch National Park, the Saint Louis Aquarium at Union Station, City Museum and the National Blues Museum. Or spend some time in St. Louis County at family favorites including the Magic House, Six Flags St. Louis, the National Museum of Transportation and Laumeier Sculpture Park.  Make plans to re-Explore St. Louis – responsibly – this summer.

From coming face-to-face with birds of prey to spending the day strolling through one of the world’s most beautiful gardens, St. Louis has a variety of options to create your next great outdoor adventure. With hundreds of parks, miles and miles of trails and numerous waterways, St. Louis is paradise for outdoor enthusiasts or those just looking to kick-back and relax outside. Whether you’re craving a leisurely bike ride along a beautiful paved trail, a hike through a state park or a thrilling ride on a zip line, you can find your adventure in St. Louis.

You may not be able to head to Busch Stadium in person just yet, but you can watch the game – responsibly – at venues throughout the area. These venues are ready to safely host Cardinal Nation as you cheer on the redbirds! The epicenter for Cardinals fans is Ballpark Village, next door to the stadium, featuring a wide variety of options for catching all the action. But that's just the start, check out these venues and get your game on.

If you’re looking to get out of the house, look no further, you can find the perfect place to stay in St. Louis. The wide variety of exceptional hotels and beautiful bed and breakfasts offer something for everyone’s taste and budget. Enjoy a luxurious day at a hotel spa, dine in a delicious restaurant, relax by the pool, or simply escape for an adults-only evening away from the kids. Visit the Passport to STL page for discounts on St. Louis’ best hotels.

Whether you’re a foodie, craft beer enthusiast or just in search of a fun night out, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in St. Louis. Discover a delicious variety of restaurants, bars, and hot spots around town that are sure to satisfy any appetite. Many St. Louis favorites are open for business with new guidelines, including limited capacity, social distancing, reservations, and other health and safety procedures. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a sit-down feast discover a delicious variety of St. Louis restaurants.

The health and safety of our residents and guests is our highest priority. We continue to work with local public health officials and our partners throughout the region to provide health and safety protocols for businesses and consumers. It will take us all following these recommendations to make a difference.

Let’s restart responsibly.  Keep 6 feet apart.  Wear Masks.  Wash Hands.