Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel St. Louis

3.4 (330 reviews)

7730 Bonhomme Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63105, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 314-863-0400   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8535

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Things to do in St. Louis

There are so many things to do in St. Louis and we're in the middle of it all! Eclectic shops, various art galleries, and a plethora of unique restaurants are all within walking distance. Or head up the street to Shaw Park for a picnic, to exercise, or just relax.
 
No St. Louis trip is complete without a visit to the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, also known as the Gateway Arch. Take in a St. Louis Cardinal baseball game or St. Louis Blues hockey game. You'll soon see why St. Louis sports fans love our teams!
 
Finally, round out your trip with a little shopping. The St. Louis Galleria is less than a mile away and Plaza Frontenac is within five miles. In addition, the University City Loop Neighborhood is just minutes away and offers funky boutiques, odd shops, and exotic outdoor bistros.
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Must See Attractions

  • Gateway Arch: Visit the nation's tallest man-made monument, at 630 ft. the Gateway Arch offers unforgettable views of the city and the Mississippi River.
  • Busch Stadium: The home of the St. Louis National Baseball team, Busch Stadium is a retro style ballpark with 46,000 seats.
  • Saint Louis Zoo: Located on 90 acres in beautiful Forest Park the Saint Louis Zoo is one of the best in the country. The Zoo houses 810 species and is open free of charge year round.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden: A National Historic Landmark with 79 acres of scenic landscaping and elegant structures including the Climatron® tropical rain forest.
  • Grant's Farm: This Busch family estate was once owned by Ulysses S. Grant and now offers animal shows, petting area and a tram ride through the wildlife preserve.
  • Missouri History Museum: Featuring traveling and permanent exhibitions, The Missouri History Museum has been accredited by the American Museum Association since 1993.
  • Saint Louis Science Center: Containing over 700 permanent and traveling exhibits, the Science Center is rated one of the top 5 science centers in the U.S. by the Association of Science-Technology Centers.
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery: Tour the home of the world's largest brewer including the historic Brewhouse, Budweiser Clydesdale stables, lager cellar, packaging plant and much more.
  • Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis: Take in a masterpiece of art and history including the world's largest collection of mosaic art.
  • Shaw Park Aquatic Center: The aquatic center in Shaw Park offers a 50 meter competition pool, a dive tank, and a children’s pool during the summer months.

Sports & Recreation

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  • Forest Park: One of the largest urban parks in the United States.
  • Six Flags St. Louis: Get an adrenaline rush on the world-class roller coasters and thrill rides.
  • Gateway International Raceway: A fun place for all race car fans.
  • Edward Jones Dome: Catch all the grit and grind on the football field here.
  • Scottrade Center: Take in a hockey game, a sporting event, ice shows and music concerts all year long.
  • Soulard Farmers Market: Founded around 1779; 148 stalls with farm-fresh and imported produce, meats, fish, herbs and more. Open year-round, Wed. - Sat.
  • Tower Grove Park: Rare Victorian walking park filled with ornate gazebos and statuary.
  • World Bird Sanctuary: Live eagles, owls, hawks and more exhibited in a convenient 130-acre park setting.
  • Suson Park Animal Farm: This charming small farm features farm animals in the city, admission is free.
  • The Saint Louis Country Club: This country club features some of the best golfing in Saint Louis, and is famous for being designed by one of the American fathers of golf, Charles Blair Macdonald.

Dining & Entertainment

  • Blueberry Hill: A landmark restaurant and music club, located along the St. Louis walk of fame filled with pop culture memorabilia.
  • Crown Candy Kitchen: Take a step back into time and enjoy home-style lunch and dinner items.
  • Laughs on the Landing: St. Louis' best improv and other comedy shows and entertainment.
  • Laclede's Landing: Laclede's Landing is the top tourist destination in St. Louis with the top dining, entertainment, and attractions in the city.
  • Fox Theatre: It began as a mosque in the early 1920's and has since transformed into an impeccable preserved landmark with numerous events that attracts 3 million visitors a year.
  • Live Blues Music: Experience live blues music in one of the dozens of area clubs and taverns.
  • St. Louis Casinos: Win big at numerous casinos all over the St. Louis area.

Arts & Cultural Activities

  • St. Louis Walk of Fame: 116 stars and informative plaques honoring famous St. Louisana set in the sidewalks of The Loop.
  • Eads Bridge: Pedestrians and cyclists can cross the bridge for great views of the St. Louis skyline.
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum-Washington University: Exceptional art collection and significant exhibitions come together in an open and dynamic learning environment.
  • Lewis & Clark State Historic Site: Visitors center located near the former Camp River Dubois where explorers Lewis & Clark wintered before they embarked on their great trek west.
  • Old Courthouse: Scene of the Dred Scott trial.
  • National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows: The largest outdoor shrine in North America with twelve devotional areas on 200 acres.
  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site: Site of the largest prehistoric Indian city north of Mexico.
  • Get your Kicks on Route 66: Travel the historic Route 66 from the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge to Route 66 State Park, a former roadhouse now presents a free museum with exhibits about The Mother Road's travel heyday.
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  1. Busch Stadium
  2. Anheuser-Busch Brewery
  3. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
  4. Gateway Arch
  5. Grant's Farm
  6. Missouri Botanical Garden
  7. Saint Louis Science Center
  8. Shaw Park
  9. St. Louis Zoo
  10. Missouri History Museum
  11. Saint Louis Art Museum
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