Destination guide

The lively city of Downtown St. Louis awaits you

Enjoy the area's live music, museums and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Downtown St. Louis. This city is well-known for its sporting events and restaurants. Take in top local attractions such as Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Downtown St. Louis

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Downtown St. Louis a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Louis Zoo (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Grants Farm (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • World Aquarium (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Eckert’s Millstadt Farm (9.3 mi / 15 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Downtown St. Louis

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown St. Louis is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Citygarden (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Lucas Garden Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Compton Hill Reservoir Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown St. Louis

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 23.7 mi (38.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is St. Louis Gateway Station. It's easy to get around Downtown St. Louis by jumping on the metro at 8th and Pine Station, Stadium Station or Convention Center Station.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Central West End: 53 holiday homes
  • Shaw: 80 holiday homes
  • Clayton-Tamm: 31 holiday homes
  • Tower Grove South: 72 holiday homes
  • Lindenwood Park: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Edward Jones Dome: 396 holiday rentals
  • Gateway Arch: 382 holiday rentals
  • Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum: 394 holiday rentals
  • Security Building: 396 holiday rentals
  • Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum: 392 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 135 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 77 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 13 holiday houses
  • Studios: 109 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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