Destination guide

The lush setting of Central West End is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's cathedral, architecture and museums with a rental holiday home in Central West End. Renowned for its restaurants, zoo and entertainment, this city welcomes all visitors. Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Central West End

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Central West End a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Louis Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Grants Farm (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • World Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Creve Coeur Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Central West End

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Central West End is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Compton Hill Reservoir Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Jewel Box (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Pagoda Circle (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Forest Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Central West End

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at Central West End Station or Grand Station to more easily navigate the city.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Central West End?

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 Central West End:

  • Shaw: 80 holiday homes
  • Clayton-Tamm: 31 holiday homes
  • Tower Grove South: 72 holiday homes
  • Lindenwood Park: 17 holiday homes
  • Downtown West: 52 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 Central West End?

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

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital: 386 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis: 403 holiday rentals
  • World Chess Hall of Fame: 402 holiday rentals
  • Family Arena: 437 holiday rentals
  • Kirkwood Park: 409 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central West End 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 Houses in Central West End?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 7 Houses in Central West End. Our other popular types of Central West End holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 2 holiday houses
  • Studios: 37 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Central West End?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 49 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Central West End. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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