Fun Things to do in St. Louis

Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, Saint Louis and Clayton have so much to offer. During your stay, we encourage you to visit some of our top attractions and enjoy our great restaurants and shops. Our friendly staff is always ready to offer sightseeing and restaurant recommendations and provide you with a little local insider knowledge.

Clayton Business And Entertainment District
The city of Clayton is one of Saint Louis’ nicest suburbs, with great restaurants, lively bars, and quaint boutiques and galleries. It is also home to hundreds of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to small, independent firms such as Centene, Commerce Bank, Graybar, and The Word Trade Center St. Louis. Also within walking distance is the lovely  Shaw Park which offers walking trails, tennis, swimming and a seasonal ice rink.

Local Restaurants
With its friendly ambiance and superb pub-style cuisine, our very own The Restaurant at Seven Gables is one of the warmest, most welcoming restaurants in Clayton. If you’d like to get out and sample a little local flavor, you’ll find a diverse range of restaurants just steps away. Some to mention: Crushed Red, The BAO, Sauce on the Side, 801 Chophouse, Oceano Bistro and more, there’s something for every taste.

Saint Louis Galleria

It’s time to make a trip to Saint Louis Galleria for the best in shopping, entertainment and dining! Whether you enjoy a relaxing dinner at one of the mall’s restaurants or spend the day shopping at all your favorite stores, Saint Louis Galleria offers a complete entertainment experience.

Forest Park

One of the most beautiful urban parks in the world - and one of the greatest civic treasures of Saint Louis, Forest Park was named Best City Park in the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards.

Saint Louis Zoo

Occupying 90 in the heart of Forest Park, the Saint Louis Zoo is home to over 800 species from around the world. Best of all, admission is absolutely free. 

Saint Louis Art Museum

One of the nation’s leading comprehensive art museums, the Saint Louis Art Museum contains more than 30,000 works of art. Free admission.

Missouri History Museum

Explore historical exhibits about Saint Louis and Missouri at this world-class museum.

Saint Louis Science Center

The Saint Louis Science Center makes learning fun with interactive educational exhibits, an OMNIMAX Theater, a food court and more.

Forest Park Golf Course

Want to get in a quick 18? Play the “Best City Golf Course in Mid-America.” This Norman K Probstein designed course promises a fun, challenging round for players of all abilities. 

Washington University

Located just a mile and a half from the Washington University campus, the Seven Gables Inn is the perfect choice of accommodations for families, friends, alumni and business travellers who are visiting the campus.

Anheuser Busch Brewery

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Budweiser became “The King of Beers.” During the brewery tour, you’ll get a chance to see how beer is made, sample the finished product and meet the world-famous Clydesdales.

Gateway Arch

One of the most iconic attractions in the country, this 630-foot stainless steel monument offers great views from the observation tower.

Busch Stadium

If you happen to be in town during baseball season, catch the 11-time World Series Champion Saint Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

Enterprise Center

In addition to serving as the home of the National Hockey League’s Saint Louis Blues, the Enterprise Center hosts a year-round schedule of special events, concerts, family friendly performances and more. 

Shaw Park

This luxuriously landscaped 16-acre playground features swimming pools, an ice rink and tennis courts.

Missouri Botanical Gardens

Open every day of the year except Christmas, the MBG is one of America’s finest botanical gardens. It is the home of a formal 10-acre Japanese garden that offers a place of deep serenity for visitors with its gently shifting vistas, its lakes, waterfalls, and Zen-style gardens.

Seven Gables Inn

Address : 26 N. Meramec Ave., Saint Louis, Mo, 63105

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