Destination guide

The historical city of Lafayette Square awaits you

The area's architecture and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Lafayette Square. This city's restaurants, sporting events and shopping draw many visitors. Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Lafayette Square

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Lafayette Square a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Louis Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Grants Farm (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • World Aquarium (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Eckert’s Millstadt Farm (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lafayette Square

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lafayette Square is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Citygarden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Compton Hill Reservoir Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Lucas Garden Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lafayette Square

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 23.5 mi (37.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Lafayette Square?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday rentals near Lafayette Square. From 17 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lafayette Square is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lafayette Square?

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 Lafayette Square:

  • Central West End: 53 holiday homes
  • Shaw: 80 holiday homes
  • Clayton-Tamm: 29 holiday homes
  • Tower Grove South: 75 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 Lafayette Square?

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

  • Kirkwood Park: 410 holiday rentals
  • Edward Jones Dome: 397 holiday rentals
  • Westport Plaza: 429 holiday rentals
  • St John Nepomuk Church: 394 holiday rentals
  • Sylvan Springs County Park: 382 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lafayette Square 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 Lafayette Square?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Lafayette Square. Our other popular types of Lafayette Square holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses
  • Studios: 8 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Lafayette Square?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 32 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Lafayette Square. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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