St Louis, Missouri, USA

St Louis is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, is a major midwestern metropolis made up of 79 neighborhoods. It is an attractive city with 105 parks, many museums, several notable churches and many other attractions. Dominating the St. Louis skyline is the spectacular Gateway Arch, in the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, which was built in 1965.

St. Louis features a range of popular tourist attractions, including Saint Louis Science Center, Saint Louis Zoo, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, the World Aquarium (at City Museum), Missouri Botanical Gardens and St. Louis' Forest Park.

Things to See and Do

* Gateway Arch
* Downtown district
* City Museum
* Forest Park
* Central West End

General information

Cruise Season – May – October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 160.4 km²
Population – 360,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The port is located on the Mississippi River.

Travel Links - Most visitors fly into Lambert St. Louis International Airport which is served by most major US carriers. The airport is directly served by the MetroLink light rail line.

Amtrak offers five daily arrivals from Chicago, two daily arrivals from Kansas City and one daily arrival from Los Angeles/San Antonio/Dallas/Little Rock with many smaller intermediate station stops on each route.

Greyhound and Megabus provide servide to St Louis from Chicago.