Walking St Louis  by Judith C. Galas & Cindy West

Walking St. Louis Guide Book

by Judith C. Galas & Cindy West (Falcon Guides)
Walking St Louis  by Judith C. Galas & Cindy West
This compact guidebook will walk you through the best St. Louis has to offer, from the original townsite at laclede's Landing to the ultra-modern Gateway Arch, from the jazz and blues of Soulard to the funky shops of University City, from the stately homes of Central West End to the vibrant flora of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Inside are step-by-step directions and detailed maps of 20 excursions, as well as firsthand descriptions of points of interest along the way.

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Trails from the "Walking St. Louis" Guide Book
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The fourteen miles of winding paths, manmade lakes, and the landscaping of the eventual 310 acres were developed over time by Almerin Hotchkiss, who left his job with a cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 3.5
Calvary Cemetery is a tad younger than Bellefontaine, its neighbor to the south; at almost 480 acres, it is also larger. Although established in 1857, it contains the graves of people who died much ea ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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Once a working-class neighborhood of tiny two-story, red-brick houses, front-porch stoops, varied storefronts, and tree-lined streets, the Cherokee-Lemp Historic District is now home to St. Louis’s mo ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 1
South Grand is one of the newest neighborhoods in St. Louis to experience revitalization. Between the 3000 and 3200 blocks of Grand, you will find interesting shops, exotic restaurants, outdoor dining ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 1
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As Barringer Fifield so aptly notes in his book Seeing Saint Louis, “The Arch is where everything comes together. The improbably stainless steel flourish unites not only earth and sky, land and water, ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
St. Louis’s original settlement began in the area occupied by the Gateway Arch and the wharf area known as Laclede’s Landing. Those early buildings and streets were cleared to make room for the park, ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
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Lafayette Square, the neighborhood surrounding Lafayette Park, has experienced glory, decline, and now rebirth. Within the western boundary of St. Louis’s early common lands, the area attracted the ci ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.25
Founded in 1976, Laumeier Sculpture Park was among the first contemporary sculpture parks in the United States. Created from the estate of millionaires Henry and Matilda Laumeier, it exhibits and pres ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 1
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In addition to being a delightful place to stroll, the Missouri Botanical Garden also houses a major botanical library and the William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening. It is also a world leader in ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
Each year almost 1 million people visit this 200-acre shrine, which was founded in 1958 by Father Edwin J. Guild, a member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. On these carefully manicured gr ...
Belleville, IL - Walking - Trail Length: 2.5
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Today this city of about 54,600 people welcomes almost a million visitors a year. People come to walk the historic district with its brick streets, gaslights, and nineteenth century buildings. Strol ...
Saint Charles, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.3
An array of shops and restaurants and ornate lampposts can be found along Euclid Avenue and the nearby side streets. What you see today, however, is reclaimed beauty and usefulness. After World War II ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 4
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This walk lets you savor the many attractions that attract people to St. Louis—the arch, the Mississippi River, Busch Stadium, the Old Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, and Union Station, which is a ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 4.25
With more than thirteen hundred acres, this park is larger than New York’s Central Park. Dedicated in 1876, the park took its name from the natural forest that once covered this area. Named one of the ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 4
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Like Central Park in New York, Boston Common, and Boston Public Garden, Tower Grove Park is a National Historic Landmark. With its faux ruins, grand gates, whimsical pavilions, statuary, and ponds, it ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
With its paved and level pathways, natural animal settings, waterfalls, ponds, and well-tended and spacious grounds, the zoo offers an ideal walk for everyone, regardless of age or ability. Special ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
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Stalls piled high with fresh fruits and vegetables, buckets of colorful and fragrant flowers, bags of pungent spices and aromatic coffees, whiffs of smoked sausages and fresh donuts, the cackle of hen ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 4
When you see the green, white, and red fireplugs, you will know you have entered the Hill. The area was first settled by northern Italians in the early 1900s; they had left the Illinois coal fields to ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 1
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If you have time to kill at Lambert International Airport, are staying at a downtown hotel, simply want to ditch your car, or want to see a great deal of St. Louis in a few days, then get on the Metro ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking
You will walk not only on the Washington University campus, but also along Delmar Boulevard and through The Loop, University City’s popular student and tourist area. The Loop, which runs for four bloc ...
Saint Louis, MO - Walking - Trail Length: 3.5
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