Things to Do Off the Beaten Path

What we mean by "Off the Beaten Path" is that you aren't going to drive by them as you drive around St. Louis. To get to these wonderful places it might take more of an effort, but it will be worth it. Many of them are less than an hour away from Downtown St. Louis and others are within a few hours. You might call them "Day Trips" because you are going want to take a day to enjoy them!

May we suggest some of these "Off the Beaten Path" places!

Arcadia Valley
Arcadia Valley - Arcadia Valley is made up of the three Missouri towns of Arcadia, Ironton and Pilot Knob. Elephant Rocks State Park, Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park and Fort Davidson State Historic Site are located with in Arcadia Valley. - More Info Tags:
Cape Girardeau Missouri
Cape Girardeau Missouri - Cape Girardeau Missouri is located along the Mississippi River and is rich in history as well as being home to the Southeast Missouri State University since 1873. - More Info Tags:
Carlyle Lake
Carlyle Lake - Carlyle Lake is about a one hour drive from downtown St Louis and is located near the city of Carlyle in Clinton County Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62231, Recreation
Courtois Creek Float
Courtois Creek Float - Information on floating the Courtois Creek which is located near Steelville Missouri. - More Info Tags: Recreation
Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary
Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary - Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary is located in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, and is 55 acres of beautiful countryside for the purpose of rescuing and providing a permanent home for abused and neglected big cats. - More Info Tags: 63670, Sainte Genevieve Missouri
Cuivre River Float
Cuivre River Float - Information on floating the Cuivre River which is located in Lincoln County and passes Cuivre River State Park - More Info Tags: Recreation
Elephant Rocks State Park
Elephant Rocks State Park - Elephant Rocks State Park, with its unusual "Missouri Red" granite "Elephant" boulders, is located in the Arcadia Valley in Iron County near Pilot Knob, Missouri. - More Info Tags:
Evansville Illinois
Evansville Illinois - Evansville Illinois is located on the Kaskaskia River in Randolph County. - More Info Tags: 62242, Evansville Illinois
Fort de Chartres
Fort de Chartres - Fort de Chartres is located in Prairie du Rocher, Illinois. The stone fort was built by the French to govern the Illinois Country in 1760. Today a portion of the fort has been reconstructed. - More Info Tags: 62277, Prairie du Rocher Illinois
Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site
Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site - Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site is located near Ellis Grove, Illinois. The earthworks are all that remains of the fort that was built by the French in 1703 to protect the town of Kaskaskia. - More Info Tags: 62241, Ellis Grove Illinois
George Washington Carver National Monument
George Washington Carver National Monument - The George Washington Carver National Monument is located near Diamond, Missouri and honors George Washington Carver, his life and his many accomplishments. - More Info Tags:
Hannibal Missouri
Hannibal Missouri - Hannibal Missouri is the historic boyhood city of the famous author, Mark Twain and located in Marion County Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63401, Hannibal Missouri
Historic Cahokia Courthouse
Historic Cahokia Courthouse - The Historic Cahokia Courthouse was built in 1740 and is an example of French Creole architecture, one of the few examples left in the United States. It is located in St. Clair County in Cahokia, Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62206, Cahokia Illinois, Museums
Historic Clarksville Missouri
Historic Clarksville Missouri - Historic Clarksville Missouri is located on the Great River Road that runs from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada along the Mississippi River. It is about an hour and a half drive from downtown St. Louis to Clarksville, Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63336, Clarksville Missouri
Historic Cuba Missouri
Historic Cuba Missouri - Historic Cuba Missouri is located about one and a half hours from Downtown St. Louis in Crawford County Missouri. - More Info Tags: 65453, Cuba
Historic Elsah Illinois
Historic Elsah Illinois - Elsah, Illinois was founded in 1853 by General James Semple who came from Kentucky and is located off of the Great River Road, through the opening in the bluffs between Mt. Radiance and Mt. Pisgua. - More Info Tags: 62028, Elsah Illinois
Historic Hermann Missouri vineyard
Historic Hermann Missouri - Hermann, Missouri, located 90 minutes west of downtown St. Louis, was established in 1837 as a German Society Settlement. Beautiful country, wineries, and more await you. - More Info Tags: 65041, Hermann Missouri
Historic Kimmswick
Historic Kimmswick - Historic Kimmswick is the home of the famous Blue Owl Restaurant and many quaint boutiques. It is located in Jefferson County Missouri and hosts the popular Apple Butter Festival each year in the Fall. - More Info Tags: 63053, 63052, Kimmswick Missouri

More St Louis Off the Beaten Path

Big River Float - Information on floating the Big River which is located south of St Louis in Washington, St Francois, and Jefferson Counties - More Info - Tags: Recreation

Bourbeuse River Float - Information on floating the Bourbeuse River which is located southwest of St Louis in Franklin County - More Info - Tags: Recreation

St Louis Missouri Real Estate For Sale

Homes For Sale: 10526
New Construction For Sale: 532
Condos For Sale: 1016
Commercial For Sale: 2161
Acreage For Sale: 1263
Multi-Family 2-4 For Sale: 398
Multi-Family 5+ For Sale: 75
Lots For Sale: 3873
Total Properties For Sale: 19844
For Sale Sign
Information Provided by M.O.R.E. - visit StLouisRealEstateSearch.com