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    First Time to St. Louis

    Gonna be there 2 days in August. First time being there. Cards are out of town. What should I do?

    I was thinking The Arch and Budweiser. Pretty touristy spots, any way to avoid some of the tourists? Should I make reservations for these things? We will be there on a Monday and Tuesday, so hopefully it won't be too crazy.

    Any other must-do's in St. Louis?



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by BloodyBuddy View Post
    Gonna be there 2 days in August. First time being there. Cards are out of town. What should I do?

    I was thinking The Arch and Budweiser. Pretty touristy spots, any way to avoid some of the tourists? Should I make reservations for these things? We will be there on a Monday and Tuesday, so hopefully it won't be too crazy.

    Any other must-do's in St. Louis?
    Grant's Farm, The Zoo, eat on The Hill, take a walk in Forest Park or golf there in the park (if not too hot), drinks at a bar in Soulard, Museum of Transport, Wasabi on Washington Ave., drink wine at 1111 Mississippi Ave., Charilie Gitto,s, The Drunken Fish in LaClede's Landing.



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Grant's Farm, The Zoo, eat on The Hill, take a walk in Forest Park or golf there in the park (if not too hot), drinks at a bar in Soulard, Museum of Transport, Wasabi on Washington Ave., drink wine at 1111 Mississippi Ave., Charilie Gitto,s, The Drunken Fish in LaClede's Landing.
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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Grant's Farm, The Zoo, eat on The Hill, take a walk in Forest Park or golf there in the park (if not too hot), drinks at a bar in Soulard, Museum of Transport, Wasabi on Washington Ave., drink wine at 1111 Mississippi Ave., Charilie Gitto,s, The Drunken Fish in LaClede's Landing.
    I'd avoid this. $16 parking with barely any animals. Unless you have little ones I'd avoid it and go to Omaha's for a day.

    Angelo's is good eats and so is Joe Buck's. Angelo's is by the arch between Busch Stadium and Arch. Joe Buck's is harder to get to.


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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by IHavNoCyCash View Post
    I'd avoid this. $16 parking with barely any animals. Unless you have little ones I'd avoid it and go to Omaha's for a day.

    Angelo's is good eats and so is Joe Buck's. Angelo's is by the arch between Busch Stadium and Arch. Joe Buck's is harder to get to.
    Not a big fan of Zoo's anyways. Been to Omaha's probably a dozen times in my life, more than enough for me.



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    The St Louis zoo sucks.



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    Eat at Pappys. Best food I have ever had.



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Even with the Cards out of town it is still worth a trip to Busch Stadium........
    You can pee on it even when they are not in town



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    Even with the Cards out of town it is still worth a trip to Busch Stadium........
    You can pee on it even when they are not in town
    I am down for that. Cubs fan here.

    Can you tour the stadium? I like to see different stadiums.



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Kids? Go to City Museum. Not really a museum. More like an interactive hands on LSD trip for little kids --- but in a good way.

    Caverns south and west of town are cool. There are a few of them --- don't remember the names.

    The Arch is a must, one time. And yes, you have to go to the top, or you haven't been to The Arch.



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    How late do the bars stay open in East St Louis?

    now there's good times



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by Senolcyc View Post
    Kids? Go to City Museum. Not really a museum. More like an interactive hands on LSD trip for little kids --- but in a good way.

    Caverns south and west of town are cool. There are a few of them --- don't remember the names.

    The Arch is a must, one time. And yes, you have to go to the top, or you haven't been to The Arch.
    Meremac Caverns just south/west of the city down I44.



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by KnappShack View Post
    How late do the bars stay open in East St Louis?

    now there's good times
    Are you trying to get him murdered?



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    Re: First Time to St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNorth View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by KnappShack View Post
    How late do the bars stay open in East St Louis? now there's good times
    Are you trying to get him murdered?
    Most truly memorable nights on the town come with at least a dash of danger added for spice.



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