Signature City St. Louis
Get to know the “Gateway City” as you visit the National Blues Museum, historic Forest Park and the Botanical Gardens. Plus, explore ethnic neighborhoods to savor traditional foods.
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Program No. 12804RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Journey to the heart of America for a comprehensive exploration of the “Gateway City.” Explore the city’s greatest landmarks; glimpse history at Forest Park, site of the 1904 World’s Fair; visit the National Blues Museum, and take a tour of Bellefontaine Cemetery to learn more about some of St. Louis’s historical figures and see their architecturally significant monuments. Explore the three main ethnic regions of St. Louis and experience the beauty of the world-renowned Missouri Botanical Garden.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles over smooth surfaces, standing up to one hour.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Get the inside stories of great city icons, including the Gateway Arch, St. Louis Cathedral and Missouri’s Botanical Gardens.
  • Explore the Irish, Italian and German neighborhoods of St. Louis, learn about the rich heritage and dine on traditional cuisine.
  • Go back in time at Forest Park, the site of the 1904 World's Fair, and visit the St. Louis Zoo, Art Museum and History Museum.
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Andy Hahn
Andy is the Executive Director for the historical Campbell House. He helped plan and manage the exterior and interior restoration of the house, this included the evaluation and contracting the conservation of the collections. Working closely with the Board of Directors he developed a dynamic interpretation and education driven mission including, volunteer materials, programs and educational lesson plans.
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