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Gateway Arch National Park

Gateway Arch National Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

St Louis: 75-Minute City Trolley Tour

1. St Louis: 75-Minute City Trolley Tour

Take a trip back in time and ride in an authentic trolley around St Louis. Let your expert local guide explain to you how St Louis came to be and learn about its colorful history - from the 1800s to the present. See the Anheuser Busch brewery, Busch Stadium (home of the St Louis Cardinals), the 630-foot tall stainless steel Gateway Arch located next to the Mississippi River, the old St Louis Union Station (now housing an Aquarium and giant ferris wheel), the Old Cathedral and the newer Cathedral Basilica. Continue on to the Old Courthouse, Millionaire's Row, Forest Park (with the Zoo), Science Center and Museums, Blueberry Hill with the St Louis Walk of Fame, Laclede's Landing, and the sights and sounds of Downtown St Louis. As members of the Professional Tour Guide Association, your guides are constantly expanding their knowledge of historic St Louis. Come join them on a journey into the past as they show you some of the wonderful history of this beautiful city.

St. Louis: Gateway Arch and Old Court House Photoshoot

2. St. Louis: Gateway Arch and Old Court House Photoshoot

Experience St. Louis’s Gateway Arch National Park with a photo shoot outside the Gateway Arch and the Old Courthouse, some of the tallest buildings in Missouri. Admire these architectural wonders as your photographer snaps the best angles of you, your family, and friends. Enjoy the view while your photographer captures candid moments in their unique style. Follow the photographer’s direction with the arch and courthouse framed to perfection. Your photos will be touched up and ready for display once you receive them about 2 weeks later. Understand the significance of the 19th-century courthouse and 20th-century arch with stories about famous cases and historical events. Hear local secrets about St. Louis and chat with your guide about the neighborhood for a professional session with a casual vibe.

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What people are saying about Gateway Arch National Park

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 54 reviews

I have been to St. Louis many times, always driving, always wondering "What is that? What is THAT?" as I pass by one interesting-looking place after another. This was my first trolley tour of the city. On a trolley tour I get to relax and rubberneck and really LEARN about the city I am touring. This is the third tour I have taken in the third city. NOW, when I visit a city, the FIRST thing I do is look for a trolley tour, then follow it up by returning to the most interesting locations pointed out on the tour.

Our tour guide was very informative and friendly. He offered some great things to do around St louis. He recommended a great restaurant that we ate at that evening and enjoyed.

Tour guide narration was very good - interesting and informative. Lot of places - universities, parks, churches, stadiums.

This is a great tour! The driver was very knowledgeable and gave some fabulous insight into the city.

Our guide was amazing and the entire tour was beautiful and informative