Destination guide

Lively St. Louis will entice you

Take a holiday to St. Louis and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums. Renowned for its baseball games, zoo and art, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include City Museum and St. Louis Art Museum. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in St. Louis

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes St. Louis a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Louis Zoo (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Grants Farm (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • World Aquarium (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Eckert’s Millstadt Farm (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of St. Louis

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, St. Louis is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Citygarden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Lucas Garden Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Malcolm Martin Memorial Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around St. Louis

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 23.8 mi (38.4 km) away.

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

Where to stay near Saint Louis?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 501 holiday rentals near Saint Louis. From 193 Houses to 253 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 Saint Louis is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saint Louis?

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 Saint Louis:

  • Tower Grove South: 80 holiday homes
  • Soulard: 65 holiday homes
  • Carondelet: 421 holiday homes
  • LaSalle Park: 38 holiday homes
  • Central West End: 67 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 Saint Louis?

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

  • Edward Jones Dome: 464 holiday rentals
  • Forest Park: 462 holiday rentals
  • St John Nepomuk Church: 463 holiday rentals
  • Sylvan Springs County Park: 454 holiday rentals
  • St. Louis Gateway Station: 474 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Louis 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 Saint Louis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 193 Houses in Saint Louis. Our other popular types of Saint Louis holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 253 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 9 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 9 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint Louis?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Saint Louis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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