Tourists looking for an entertaining, hectic and adventurous holiday will surely find their happiness in St. Louis. Located in the Midwestern United States, the city of St. Louis is both refined and affordable from a financial point of view. It offers a wide variety of attractions, exhibitions and culinary specialties, all in a friendly and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Here are some classic steps to plan for your next stay, as well as some new favorites to discover.
St. Louis and the Blues
The National Blues Museum is the only institution of its kind to preserve and honor the history and heritage of the blues, as well as its influence on the world. A must-see attraction, the museum features displays of ancient artifacts, live shows and interactive galleries to perpetuate the blues culture for future generations of artists, fans and historians. Music lovers will also enjoy listening to authentic blues songs from St. Louis. Most blues clubs in the area host local bands on weekends, as well as touring artists in the area. Be sure to attend a live blues concert anytime of the week, push the doors of BB’s Jazz, Blues & Soups, The Beale on Broadway and Broadway Oyster Bar, all located close to each other and a short taxi ride south of downtown.
River City Casino
In St. Louis, River City Casino & Hotel offers a splendid riverfront location, within walking distance of the Missouri Civil War Museum and Sylvan Springs County Park. This 4-star hotel is within the vicinity of Bellerive Park and Willmore Park. You will feel at home in one of the 200 air-conditioned rooms, iPod docking station and minibar. The beds have mattresses with an additional padding layer to rest peacefully. The free Wi-Fi Internet connection in River City Casino allows you to communicate with your family, and in your spare time you can entertain yourself with the 42-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels. The private bathroom with shower is provided with a rainfall showerhead and free toiletries.
Are you organizing an event in St. Louis? In this River City Casino you have at your disposal 900 square meters of space with conference center and a meeting room. There is free parking available, souvenir shop or kiosk and wedding celebration service.
The Culture of Beer
Founded in St. Louis in 1852 and located in the historic Soulard district, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery welcomes visitors to its St. Louis Brewery and Tour Center, as well as its beer garden, a soothing place. Budweiser beers, British beers, and other specialty beers. In 1991, the St. Louis Brewery & Tap Room was the first brewery to open in the city for more than 50 years. The Schlafly beer is so popular locally that the brand now has a second brewery, Schlafly Bottleworks.
Other popular microbreweries in St. Louis include Morgan Street Brewery, Square One Brewery and Distillery, 4 Hands Brewing Company, Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery & Bierhall, and Urban Chestnut Midtown Brewery & Biergarten.
Route 66: Pleasure in a Pure State
Nicknamed by the Americans “Mother Road” and “Main Street of America,” Route 66 plays an important role in the American tradition. St. Louis is one of the largest cities crossed by Route 66 between Chicago and Los Angeles. Many sites have been created in connection with this famous road, such as the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, a bridge over the Mississippi and formerly used by the famous road.