St. Louis

1 of 3

St. Louis is a beautiful and laid-back city dominated and defined by the Gateway Arch, which towers over the city. It is named after King Louis IX of France and is situated on the Illinois-Mississippi border.

The Gateway Arch, the world's tallest man-made structure, has long been a nickname for the city. In addition to this jaw-dropping sight, the city is lovely and a joy to explore. Amid the city's many distinct districts and neighborhoods, you'll find plenty of green space.

Laclede's Landing and Lafayette Square, two of the city's most historic neighborhoods, are located in the heart of the city's business district. In addition, St. Louis has a plethora of museums and a vibrant nightlife, dining, and live music scene.