Introducing St Louis
Slide into St Louis and revel in the unique vibe of the largest city in the Great Plains. Beer, bowling and baseball are some of the top attractions, but history and culture, much of it linked to the Mississippi River, are a vital part of the fabric. And, of course, there's the iconic Gateway Arch that you have seen in a million pictures; it's even more impressive in reality. Many music legends, including Scott Joplin, Chuck Berry, Tina Turner and Miles Davis, got their start here and the bouncy live-music venues keep the flame burning.
St Louis destination guides
How to party like it's the 4th of July (on the 4th of July)
Ever wonder why July 4 is so often called 'the 4th of July' around the USA? And not just ol' 'July 4'? No other date regularly gets that days-of-old construction. And for a day steeped in national independence, it gets it wrong.
Historic Route 66
Grab your cowboy hat and hit the road on the historic Route 66 - America's most famous highway. Follow in the tyre-marks of settlers, cowboys, migrants and travellers on 'the main street of America' and learn about the importance of this pathway through America's heartland.
Private Arrival Transfer: Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport to Hotel
Skip the stress and confusion of finding a taxi upon arrival at the Nashville International Airport. Instead, book this private airport transfer service and enjoy convenient, reliable, comfortable private transportation from the airport to your hotel in downtown Saint Louis, Fenton, Eureka or Maryland Heights locations.
Route 66: Motoring the mother road
This itinerary from Lonely Planet's USA's Best Trips, written by local expert authors Amy Balfour, Alison Bing, Jennifer Denniston, Lisa Dunford and Karla Zimmerman, takes you to some of the very best spots on the ultimate Americana road trip: Route 66 from Chicago to LA.