International Student and Scholar Services

What to Do in St. Louis


St. Louis, MO, has a lot to offer to students and visitors. The links below provide a general introduction to the activities and entertainment opportunities available in the St. Louis Metro area. With friendly people, reasonable prices, and seasonal weather, St. Louis is a great place to live and explore!

St. Louis Information
All About St. Louis
Digital City St. Louis
St. Louis Visitor´s Commission

Local Media
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (daily newspaper)
Riverfront Times (weekly newspaper)

KWMU (St. Louis (UMSL) franchise of National Public Radio)

KSDK (St. Louis NBC television station)

St. Louis Sports
Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals
Football: St. Louis Rams
Ice Hockey: St. Louis Blues

Notable Local Businesses and Tours
Anheuser Busch Breweries


Gateway Arch

Old Cathedral

Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

Old Courthouse

Missouri Botanical Garden

St. Louis Science Center

St. Louis Zoo

Just for Fun!

Raging Rivers Waterpark

Six Flags St. Louis

Casino on the Mississippi

Gateway Riverboat Cruise


St. Louis City Musuem

St. Louis History Museum

The Museum of Transportation

St. Louis Art Museum

St. Louis Cardinals Hall Of Fame Museum

Theater and Symphony
Opera Theatre Of St. Louis
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
St. Louis Fox Theatre
Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

How to Get There
St. Louis Metrolink
Metro Passes are available in the Cashier's Office (285 MSC) at a cost of $60 for registered students. In order to purchase a pass, students (graduate and undergraduate) must be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours or be certified as full-time. Please contact (314) 516-5211 with any questions or concerns.
Amtrak Rail Service
Greyhound Bus Service
Yahoo Car Rentals
Expedia Online Travel

General Tourism Information

Missouri Tourism


Lonely Planet Online