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Make Vacation Plans to Visit St. Louis

This post is sponsored by Explore St. Louis but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

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It’s hard to believe that another school year is up, and the kids are beginning their summer break. With it being a pretty long school year, we normally wait a couple of weeks before we start making plans as to some destinations we like to visit on vacation. Generally, we always focus on places like the beach or the mountains to spend some quality, family time with each other. Whenever we go on trips, I really don’t mind driving a long distance because we all love viewing all the scenery along the way and this year I have my eyes on heading to the Midwest. Whenever you’re speaking about the Midwest, there are many places that I would love to visit and one place I’ve always wanted to visit is St. Louis. One of the more intriguing places about St. Louis is the Gateway Arch because it’s synonymous with the city of St. Louis. There are many other reasons as to why St. Louis should be your next vacation destination with your family.

Family Friendly

One of the first things to come to mind when visiting St. Louis is the amount of things to do with your family when you visit. My kids love posting amazing things on SnapChat or Instagram for their friends to see and the Gateway Arch is something that would be amazing to see in person. The Gateway Arch is a great way to start your trip, but the Gateway to the West have so much more like a great zoo, six flags, the museum, outdoor adventures and you have to catch a Cardinals game because they’re one of the best franchises in all of sports. Here are many kid-friendly things to do when you visit the Gateway to the West.

Create Memories

If your family is like mine, then you have taken vacations with other families and the Gateway City would be a perfect spot to do this. They have a plethora of things to do, whether it’s for the kids, entire family or maybe some adult time during the night. You can view 25 places to visit in St. Louis and I’m certain that you will find so many things to do that you may have to plan another trip just to hit every spot on the list.

St. Louis Sweepstakes

Who doesn’t like a chance to win something free? If you’re someone that would love to spend a weekend in St. Louis for free, check out this page to see how to enter the #FunnestFamily contest.  Your family could win a weekend of nonstop fun in St. Louis. To enter, share your family’s funnest picture or video with #FunnestFamily on Instagram, Twitter or the Explore St. Louis Facebook page. Contest ends 6/30/16. One entry per person!!  For more information on prizing, view the official rules and regulations. Winner will receive:

  • -2 Bud Light VIP Experience weekend passes to St. Louis
  • -2 night hotel stay at a downtown St. Louis hotel
  • -$50 Visa Gift Card
  • -Tickets to several St. Louis attractions

Have you ever had the chance to visit the Gateway City? If so, head to the comments section below and give me some feedback as to what to expect. If not, what are some attractions that you would love to visit on your trip there?

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