United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report St. Louis, MO

Jump to last reply

I would like to recommend The Botanical Gardens in St. Louis, which has the largest Japanese garden in the world; the St. Louis Zoo which is on the grounds of the World Exposition and the St. Louis Science Museum. At the Science Museum, kids can perform surgery in a room that makes it appear as if adults are watching them intently. Later, they will see that the adults are watching a video on a screen, but for a moment that kid is a famous surgeon performing delicate surgery. There also is a "radar gun" where "kids" can see how fast motorists are driving. The Botanical Gardens have an indoor tropical garden so they would be well worth a visit even in the winter, but the Chinese and Japanese Gardens will transform you into another place. They are so beautiful. When we last visited the St. Louis Zoo a mother elephant was watching her baby play in the water of a shallow pool. She was very attentive to her child, and I noted that she was a lot like me in the way I watched over my son who was with me. There is a huge bird house where you can walk inside to be with them. These places are not to be missed for having some quality time with your family. Two of the three places provided some great photo opportunities as well. I thought that I would spend an hour or two at the Botanical Garden and I stayed all day.

1 Reply |

Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Antelope Canyon. Tour form Page or just show up there and pick a guide ?
  2. 2 Road trip to include Boston and Concord: where to stay?
  3. 3 5 week in US/Mexico
  4. 4 Driving into Manhattan route?
  5. 5 Drive from Lake Winnipesaukee to Portland, ME.
  6. 6 Lunch with little girls UWS?
  7. 7 Trip Report My Boston weekend...killing time near MGH
  8. 8 Baggage on United and Delta Flights
  9. 9 Hotel recommendation for San Francisco
  10. 10 Colorado Trip in Late May 2014
  11. 11 Washington, DC to Boston
  12. 12 Trip Report New Orleans Weekend
  13. 13 Phoenix restaurants
  14. 14 Trip Report Washington, D.C. trip report...
  15. 15 Trip Report San Diego Trip Report
  16. 16 MACINAC ISLAND, MI TO CHICAGO, IL
  17. 17 West coast and East coast trip for 18 days
  18. 18 rain in Kauai
  19. 19 AirBnB is illegal in San Francisco,
  20. 20 Meredith or Wolfeboro
  21. 21 MACINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
  22. 22 WISCONSIN
  23. 23 MICHIGAN - UPPER PENINSULA
  24. 24 RIP Rizzoli, J&R Music, Pearl Paint
  25. 25 Yellowstone and Grand Tetons Sept - Itinerary/Lodging Decisions
View next 25 » Back to the top