Welcome to St. Louis
Rich in history, activities, and outdoor spaces, St. Louis has been ranked in the top 20 most fun cities in America. Known as the Gateway to the West, St. Louis is a historic city adapting to the future with a blend of long-standing features and revitalized attractions that provide residents with a wide range of entertainment opportunities. Acres of green space, public parks, and walking trails offer up activities that range from sports to ice skating.
Home to a variety of large companies in multiple industries, the job market is strong, attracting families and professionals to the area. Each neighborhood has something special to offer, creating an eclectic mix of popular attractions and events.
What to Love
Though it's a large city, St. Louis maintains a small town vibe. Each district boasts hometown pride and a sense of community, making every neighbor a friend. St. Louis comes with everything the notable big cities have to offer without the hectic energy, traffic, or long commutes. For residents, the city is simply an enjoyable place to be.
Dining Entertainment & Shopping
St. Louis is a city that loves food, providing residents with a delicious range of restaurants to choose from. Carmine's Steak House is a popular family-owned Italian eatery serving steaks, signature pasta, and seafood. Diners love the venue for its delicious dishes and excellent service. Head downtown to Broadway Oyster Bar to enjoy fresh seafood in an energetic atmosphere with live music. Juniper is a local favorite for any occasion serving up delicious food in a friendly environment with top-notch service. Union Loafers Cafe and Bread Bakery is prized for sandwiches to die for, the best pizza in St. Louis, and for its fresh bread.
From high-end department stores to locally owned boutiques, shopping in St. Louis never disappoints. Spend an afternoon at Saint Louis Galleria to explore a variety of shops. Visit The Boulevard and wander through the vibrant village to discover a unique blend of upscale retail and fine dining. Browse the shelves of American Carnival Mart to find unique souvenirs of all types. Get lost in Apotheosis Comics & Lounge, a locally owned independent comic book store and bar offering a large selection of comic books, trade paperbacks, and graphic novels.
Things to Do
With more than 100 parks throughout the city, a multitude of famous attractions, and prized historical sites, there are plenty of ways to stay entertained in St. Louis. Visit Gateway Arch National Park to revel in history and architecture. Explore the museum and take the tram to the top of the arch for stunning panoramic views at 630 feet.
Sports fans can head to Busch Stadium to watch the St. Louis Cardinals play baseball, or to Enterprise Center to see the St. Louis Blues play hockey. Spend a day at the STL Zoo where you can hop on the Emerson Zooline Railroad for a guided tour, or explore the petting zoo. Take in live demonstrations, planetarium shows, and over 700 interactive exhibits at the St. Louis Science Center.
The city's hometown pride and community spirit also make it home to a variety of events and festivals throughout the year. The ever-popular Fair St. Louis is a phenomenal celebration delivering entertainment, summertime fun, and a sense of community with live music, entertainment, delicious food, and a magnificent fireworks display in a celebration so big it's dubbed as America's Birthday Party.
Served by the School District of Clayton, St. Louis is home to Washington University and many highly-rated public schools.
- Washington University
- Mallinckrodt AGI Elementary School, Grade Levels PK-5
- Ladue Middle School, Grade Levels 6-8
- Metro High School