Tag Archive: St. Louis

Jul 06

Bogart’s Smoke House: Big Barbeque in a Small Setting

Bogart's Smokehouse

As Karen and I toured through the Saint Louis area we decided to check out a barbeque place that we read online had some of the best BBQ in the area.  With a Zagat score of 29 out of 30 and a 90% or more ranking from various other online reviews we figured we were …

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Jul 05

Saint Louis Science Center: a Fab Freebie

Tornado Exhibit

Saint Louis Science Center is yet another free attraction found in Saint Louis’ Forest Park along with the zoo, art museum, and history museum.  See those four things and you will have a very enlightening visit in the Gateway City.  The Saint Louis Science Center offers over 700 hands-on exhibits.  You can also pay to see some of …

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Jun 29

Saint Louis Art Museum: A World-Class Collection


The Saint Louis Art Museum also known as The SLAM is the biggest art museum that Karen and I have ever been to with a collection of over 30,000 pieces of art and a newly expanded gallery that adds more than 200,000 more square feet of gallery space.  The Saint Louis Art museum is only getting better as it …

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Jun 27

Carl’s Drive In: The St. Louis Burger

Carl's Dive In Hamburger

Usually when Karen and I go on vacation we like to spend our money on the attractions and less on food, but on our most recent trip to Saint Louis we splurged a little on some restaurant experiences.  Karen’s sister and our brother-in-law are foodies and spent some time finding good restaurants for all of …

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Jun 26

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum: A Tribute to the Fallen

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum was created to help remind us all that those who have made the supreme sacrifice have enabled America to live and it is our duty to not let their sacrifice go in vain and make America better.  The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum is a moving tribute to the fallen with …

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Jun 22

Gateway Arch: The Gateway to the West


Like most people when I think of Saint Louis one image comes to mind and that is the Gateway Arch which is part of the National Expansion Memorial located on the river banks of the Mississippi.  The Gateway Arch is just one of those iconic places in the United States and a must see attraction …

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Jun 16

Great Zoo Exhibit: Penguin and Puffin Coast


                                                           Penguin and Puffin Coast St. Louis Zoo One of the first quality zoos that I had ever visited when I was a child was the St. Louis Zoo and it just keeps getting better every time I visit.  I remember the first time that I saw the Penguin and Puffin Coast exhibit at the …

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Jun 10

Cahokia Mounds: Native American Ghost Town

The Many Steps

I was so excited to finally go to the Cahokia Mounds during our most recent trip to Saint Louis.  Karen and I have gone to St. Louis a few times but up until this point have not made the effort to go see this historically important Native American site.  Once there we were plesantly surpised at …

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Jun 09

Missouri Botanical Garden: The Best Around

Missouri Botanical Garden

If you like botanical gardens then you will fall in love with the Missouri Botanical Garden because it is just that wonderful.  First opened in 1859 the Missouri Botanical Garden has grown to become one of the finest botanical gardens in the United States as well as a National Historic Landmark.  With 75 acres of space …

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Jun 06

Grant’s Farm: A Quality Family Attraction

Budweiser Clydesdale

Grant’s Farm is one of Saint Louis’ most popular and affordable attractions, at cost of only $12 per vehicle it was easy to see why so many families were there they day Karen and I visited.  Once the home of President Ulysses S. Grant and now owned by the Busch family who at one time …

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