Local Area Attractions Near St. Louis N.E. / I-270 / Granite City KOA
Gateway Arch - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
Link: www.gatewayarch.com St. Louis Riverfront St. Louis, MO (located 15 minutes from campground) (877) 982-1410 (314) 923-3048 At 630 ft. our nation's tallest manmade monument has plenty of exciting activities. Take the tram ride to the top, see a documentary film, experience a giant screen movie, visit the Lewis & Clark exhibit in the museum or shopping in the gift shop. . Open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. Extended summer hours. You must now have a ticket to get into the Arch. Tickets may be order by phone 1-877-982-1410 or by going to the Old Courthouse. If you wish to get tickets online be warned, no same day ticket are available online.
Gateway Arch Riverboats
St. Louis Riverfront
St. Louis, MO (located 15 minutes from campground)
One hour sightseeing cruises, daily. Dinner cruises, private charters and specialty cruises available. Savor delicious cuisine aboard a two-hour moonlight Mississippi River cruise or lunch at the Arch View Cafe. Enjoy live music. Reservations required.
Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tours
I-55 & Arsenal St.
St. Louis, MO (located 20 minutes from the campground)
Tours include the historic Brew house, Budweiser Clydesdale Stables, lager cellar, packaging plant, and hospitality room. Open daily. FREE
10501 Gravois Rd.
St. Louis, MO (located 30 minutes from campground)
This Busch family estate was once owned by Ulysses S. Grant. See the Animal shows, petting area and take a tram ride through the wildlife preserve. FREE Nominal parking fee. Open mid-April - Oct.
St. Louis Zoo
St. Louis, MO (located 20 minutes from campground)
World-class zoo with more than 6,600 animals. New exhibits include Penguin & Puffin Coast, River's Edge and the Insectarium. Natural habitat areas include Big Cat Country, Jungle of the Apes, Children's Zoo. Open daily, except Christmas and New Years. General admission FREE.