Welcome to the
Metropolitan Saint Louis Region
"The Gateway to the West"

The St. Louis metropolitan area is one of the few truly cosmopolitan destinations along the Great River Road and has a lot to offer its visitors. The area's most prominent attraction is the Gateway Arch. The region’s other jewels are the Zoo, Art Museum, History Museum, and the Science Center. greatriverroad.com lists over 80 attractions and invites you to explore the St. Louis area.


Explore by Community

Communities are the starting points for exploring the Metropolitan Saint Louis region.


Explore the Attractions

Attractions are grouped in smaller categories like Historical, Arts & Culture or Nature. If you aren’t sure what attraction you are interested in use the attractions listed alphabetically page.


ExploRe the Events

Events are organized in two ways. There is a traditional block calendar that displays events in a monthly format. A summary page precedes this feature allowing readers to look for events based on certain attributes



No, AirB& B hasn’t taken over the B&B scene in Saint Louis. The Metropolitan Saint Region offers a number of Bed & breakfasts to choose from.


Places To Eat

With so many restaurants in a region with 3 million people it would be impossible to provides greatriverroad.com’s usual coverage of places to eat. We provided links to what we believe are quality websites that have reviewed and selected their favorite places to eat.

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More Activities and Features

There are more activities in the Metropolitan Saint Louis than can be put into a few categories. Our More pages allow our readers to explore all that the region has to offer.