Things to do in with kids in St. Louis

The St. Louis area has a lot of things that kids love to do! St. Louis has Mammoth skeletons, roller coasters,  sharks and sting rays,  caves, its own circus,  trains, planes, automobiles,  magic, candy and ice cream,  Indian mounds, science, history,  waterparks, baseball, butterflies, lions, tigers, and bears!  Oh my! St. Louis has it all!

Kid Friendly Attractions

City Museum Most visitors have heard of the more famous fun kid places in St. Louis which include the Gateway Arch, the City Museum, the Magic House, Grant's Farm, the St. Louis Zoo, the St. Louis Science Center and Six Flags. But how about these kid friendly places? The Museum of Transportation for all things that move from US Air Force airplanes to steam locomotives. Onondaga CaveAnd if your children would love to ride a train, head out to Wildwood for the Wabash Frisco and Pacific Steam Railway. Or visit Purina Farms for a day of canines, felines and farm animals! Or take a nice ride and explore Onondaga Cave or Meramec Caverns. Both natural wonders offer kids a rare view of our world! The World Bird Sanctuary and the Endangered Wolf Center will awe children of all ages with the magnificence of eagles and wolves, as well as imparting the importance of protecting these wonderful creatures.

Kids Are Great Sports Fans

St. Louis Cardinals If your children love sports then they would love to see a game of one of the two St. Louis professional sports teams. For baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals. For hockey, the St. Louis Blues. The St. Louis area also has an independent league professional baseball teams that really gives a great day of family baseball. They are the Gateway Grizzlies. And World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway never fails to deliver thrilling car races, drag races and car shows that your kids will love!

Kids In the Outdoors and Moving

Hidden Valley Ski Resort If you have kids who need to get out and DO, then here are some suggestions. The Katy Trail State Park offers miles and miles of flat trail for either biking or taking a walk. Pick up the trail at one of the trail heads in St. Charles and go as far as your legs will take you! Just remember...there is the ride or walk back! Do they like to ski? Hidden Valley Ski Resort offers 300 acres of skiable terrain with slopes that range in ability and ski lifts to the top! For the thrill of racing, Boschertown Go Karts Boschertown Grand Prixoffers kids the chance to drive their own go-kart on an authentic 5/8 mile track. The three locations of Eckert's Country Store and Farms in Illinois give kids the opportunity to do something they might never have done before, pick their favorite fruit right off the tree! Eckert's holds several kid friendly festivals throughout the growing season, too. If you only have an hour or two and the kids just want to get out and play ball or enjoy a fun playground, St. Louis has wonderful parks that dot our communities. Visit our Parks page for a list of many of them .

Kids Love Ice Cream, Soda Pop and Candy

Crown Candy Kitchen So how do you top off a wonderful day of doing fun St. Louis things? You continue doing fun St. Louis things and visit one of the two Ted Drewes Frozen Custard stands and have a world famous frozen custard concrete! Or you head to the Delmar Loop to enjoy a root beer float and watch the 1940's vintage bottling line bottle root beer at Fitz's American Grill & Bottling Works. Another place that kids simply love is the Crown Candy Kitchen! And yes, it will be like the proverbial "kid in the candy store"!

See the list below for more fun kid things to do in St. Louis.

Alton Museum of History and Art
Alton Museum of History and Art - The Alton Museum of History and Art showcases the art and history of the citizens of the Alton area. It is located on the SIU Dental School campus in Alton Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62002, Alton Illinois, Museums
Boschertown Grand Prix
Boschertown Grand Prix - Boschertown Grand Prix is located in St Charles Missouri and is a Go Kart raceway featuring go karts for all ages! - More Info Tags: 63301, Recreation, St Charles City
Butterfly House
Butterfly House - The Butterfly House is a tropical butterfly conservatory located in Faust Park in Chesterfield, Missouri. Visitors are able to walk through the Butterfly Conservatory which houses more than a thousand tropical butterflies in free flight from around the world. - More Info Tags: 63017, Attractions, Chesterfield Missouri
Cahokia Mounds
Cahokia Mounds - Cahokia Mounds is an early Mississippian civilization archeological treasure! It is located in Collinsville, Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62201, 62234, Collinsville Illinois, Attractions, Museums
Camp River Dubois
Camp River Dubois - The Camp River Dubois was the winter camp for Lewis and Clark before the expedition began. Featured there is a museum with exhibitions including a 55-foot full scale replica of the keel boat and a replica of Fort. - More Info Tags: 62048, Hartford Illinois, Museums
Chain of Rocks Bridge
Chain of Rocks Bridge-Route 66 Bikeway - The old Chain of Rocks Bridge, once the route of Historic Route 66, has been transformed into the Route 66 Bikeway that is a little over a 1 mile long paved trail on the bridge, crossing the Mississippi River and connecting the St. Louis Riverfront Trail with the MCT Confluence Trail (via Chain of Rocks Road) in Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62040, 63137, City of St Louis Missouri, Granite City Illinois, Recreation
Circus Flora - Circus Flora is St. Louis' very own circus that happens over several weeks in the summer. Circus Flora features European styled acts in one ring under a Big Top tent! - More Info Tags: 63103, City of St Louis Missouri
City Museum
City Museum - The City Museum is a St. Louis children's attraction that adults will enjoy just as much, and is located in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63103, Attractions, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis, Museums
Citygarden - Citygarden is an urban park with dozens of artistic sculptures, water features and landscapes filled with native Missourian plants. It is located in downtown St. Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63101, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis
Crown Candy Kitchen
Crown Candy Kitchen - The Crown Candy Kitchen is not only an historic St. Louis landmark, it also has been in business since 1913 and is a fantastic candy maker and restaurant. It is located in the Old North St. Louis Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63106, City of St Louis Missouri
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
Daniel Boone Home
Daniel Boone Home - The Daniel Boone Home was the Missouri home of the great frontiersman, Daniel Boone and his family. It is located near Defiance, Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63341, 63332, Museums
Eckert's Country Store and Farms
Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Belleville - Eckert's Country Store and Farms is a "pick your own" family attraction located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62220, Belleville Illinois
Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Grafton
Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Grafton - Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Grafton is a "pick-your-own" family attraction that is located in Grafton Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62037, Grafton Illinois
Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Millstadt
Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Millstadt - Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Millstadt is a "pick your own" family attraction and is located in Millstadt Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62260, Millstadt Illinois
The Edwardsville Children's Museum
Edwardsville Childrens Museum - The Edwardsville Children's Museum, located in Edwardsville Illinois is a educational enrichment museum for children. It is housed in the historic Leclaire Academy building. - More Info Tags: 62025, Edwardsville Illinois, Museums
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:
Endangered Wolf Center
Endangered Wolf Center - The Endangered Wolf Center is located within the Tyson Research Center in Eureka, Missouri. It was established by Dr. Marlin Perkins and his wife in 1971 for the purpose of preserving wild canid and wolf populations. - More Info Tags: 63025, Eureka Missouri
Eugene Field House
Eugene Field House - Eugene Field House was the home of the children's poet, Eugene Field and his father Roswell Field, an important lawyer in the Dred Scott slavery case. Today it is a toy museum and a National Historic Landmark located in the city of St. Louis, Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63102, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis, Museums
Fair Saint Louis Boeing Air Show
Fair Saint Louis Boeing Air Show - The Fair Saint Louis Boeing Air Show is full of amazing aerobatic feats performed by military and civilian aircraft. It occurs during the Fourth of July Fair Saint Louis celebration held on the Arch grounds and Riverfront. - More Info Tags: 63102, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis

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