If you’re traveling through St. Louis and would like to see some tourist attractions, you are in luck. St. Louis has a lot of history and places to visit. Here are 3 different tourist attractions many people like to check out.
1. The Arch- At 630 feet high, the St. Louis arch is nick-named the gateway to the west. It was completed in 1965 and took 13 million dollars to build. This towering monument became open to the public in 1965. They have a gift shop inside and you can take an elevator to the top at $10 a person. Some say the arch moves up to three feet back and forth due to the wind! In the summer time they are open from 8 am to 10 pm and in the winter time from 9 am to 6 pm. Their phone number is 877-982-1410 for tickets. You can also check out their website at gateway-arch.com
2. The river boats- There are a lot of cruises you can take up and down the Mississippi River. A lot of them are casino boats that have very friendly staff. The Gateway Arch Riverboat Cruises offers different types of cruise options, such as the daily one hour sight-seeing cruise that costs only $14, the blues cruise for blues music fans, and the skyline dinner cruise. You can contact them at 877-982-1410. Call ahead of time for reservations and parking information, as there is usually a lot of construction in that area of town.
3. Casinos- The Casino Queen is a hot-spot that the locals love to go to. It has been ranked in the top five of Casino Player’s Manual as having the loosest slots. In fact, it boasts as having the loosest slots in the country! It has mouth watering cuisines at numerous restaurants they provide. It has nice hotel rooms with great views of the city that require a $100 deposit and an indoor swimming pool, RV parking sites and it opens up on April 6 in 2014. It’s located at 200 South Front Street in East St. Louis and you can schedule hotel reservations at 18-00-777-0777.
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