Travel Blogs from Saint Louis, United States

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Traveler vs. Tourist, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Traveler vs. Tourist

A travel blog entry by irenan

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Someone asked me once if I was traveler rather than tourist...I had never given much thought to the difference between the two...maybe  "traveler" is more in-depth, more adventurous, more 'blend-in'...and "tourist" is more conventional, more "done ...

Day 1 on Route 66, St. Louis, United States travel blog

Day 1 on Route 66

A travel blog entry by afoon

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... first day on Route 66 was a blast. We picked up the route in Joliet Ill., and stayed on it most of the way to St. Louis. We stopped in Odell at a restored Standard Oil station and took a picture of our truck next to a classic gas pump. In Pontiac we ...

DAY 7: St.Louis and down to Missouri, St. Louis, United States travel blog

DAY 7: St.Louis and down to Missouri

A travel blog entry by lenarcik

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... 160 miles. It was cold as in the fridge and we have had some rain and snow on the way. We walked around St.Louis' downtown to see famous and impressive Gateway Arch - the symbol of pioneer's expansion to the west of America. It was possible to get inside ...

The Travel Angel strikes again, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

The Travel Angel strikes again

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

... a few days later, it is the world’s most dangerous city – according to the FBI. Besides the imminent danger, St Louis does have a few relatively good attractions. the most notable and famous of which, (and this is a tough decision) I'm tossing ...

Gateway to the West, St Louis, United States travel blog

Gateway to the West

A travel blog entry by adeline

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... Senate Dining Room with photos and artifacts capturing memories of the 1940's political scene. For lunch we sample traditional St Louis toasted ravioli - excellent! After lunch we stroll through the streets of St. Louis, but very slowly - the humidity ...

Drive through St. Louis, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Drive through St. Louis

A travel blog entry by karli

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We continued our journey through Saint Louis.  We didn't stop, so all the photos we took of the arch were from the car.  This was the first time I'd seen the arch, so it was fun, even if was from the ...

The End, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

The End

A travel blog entry by bree650

It's very interesting that I am back in the United States now. I have been for 2 weeks. I got way too sick in Thailand, and after two days in the hospital (I won't go into details), I decided I could not get better and felt compelled to come back home. ...

47th day never to late to write it down., Saint Louis, United States travel blog

47th day never to late to write it down.

A travel blog entry by cobelife

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... , so is the carpet... We found here and there, spread all around the floor, sand, dust, and mud, from all the crossed states!raversés! While we took care of Sanka, we did our laundry, for the record we really needed it... It's already eleven o'clock, and ...

Gateway to the west, St. Louis, United States travel blog

Gateway to the west

A travel blog entry by vaughanfive

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Our first stop was St. Louis.  We arrived around 6:00 pm central time.   Old Courthouse On the way in we bought tickets online to see the arch. We were scheduled to tour the arch at 8:05 so we had a couple of hours to look around the Old ...

WE ARE LUTHERAN!, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

WE ARE LUTHERAN!

A travel blog entry by transformers

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... nbsp;        So Ms Lois told some people near the Concordia campus as we were touring around St. Louis today…and what a great day today was! At The Rock, Sunday is considered our "day off", during which we have ...

Riesen-Arsch und Riesen-Arch, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Riesen-Arsch und Riesen-Arch

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... Gateway-Arch.  Dieser riesige, aber doch elegante Metallbogen ist es erst, der aus dem sonst austauschbaren St. Louis eine touristisch ansatzweise interessante Destination macht. Jaja, und der Bogen ist auch wirklich imposant - besonders aus der ...

St Louis trip, St. Louis, United States travel blog

St Louis trip

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... top level of the memorial inside of a claustrophobic-inducing elevator, but at the top we had a terrific view of St. Louis. The memorial was built to honor former president Thomas Jefferson and his achievements as a patriot and his accomplishments as a ...

Previously xanga.com/bree650, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Previously xanga.com/bree650

A travel blog entry by bree650

... to Thailand and to see as much of Southeast Asia as possible. I won't update until closer to the time to leave, but my paperwork is in and I've been accepted, so now it's just a matter of getting through this semester in St. Louis and saving up my ...

Praying for a miracle, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Praying for a miracle

A travel blog entry by wontbethesame

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Dear Friends and Family, I am posting this pre-travel note as a request for your support. I am departing January 5th for two-weeks to Burkina Faso, West Africa. I am going on behalf of CFE, Christian Foundation for Education, International. CFE ...

DRIVE #2 SANTA FE TO ST LOUIS, St. Louis, United States travel blog

DRIVE #2 SANTA FE TO ST LOUIS

A travel blog entry by sophiegrimm

... , and then into an entirely different country in 5 days, but it didn't exactly sink in until we found ourselves averaging 4 states a day. I know I've said all of these terrible things about Texas and vowed never to return, but we figured we'd give it ...

Rebels on the Road, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Rebels on the Road

A travel blog entry by nista

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Liv'n on the road causes either a change in personality, or certain hidden traits to come out. For instance, Newt, a normally law abiding citizen and me, Poncho, a mostly following some of the laws kinda guy, started to morph. Weaker willed people might ...

Mississippi und Huckleberry Finn, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Mississippi und Huckleberry Finn

A travel blog entry by doerty_die

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Ich bin in der Nacht von Donnerstag zu Freitag nach St Louis gefahren... Ich muss sagen eine Stadt in der man nicht länger als eine Nacht bleiben muss. Ich bin dort morgens um 6.30 gelandet und habe mich zu Fuss nach meiner google map Beschreibung auf ...

Good times at St. Louis!!, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Good times at St. Louis!!

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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... to the westward expansion to the United States. At 630 ft (192 M) it is the tallest man-made monument in the United States. The Arch was designed by a Finnish-American architect and a German-American structural engineer in 1947. Construction commenced in ...

Rest Stop - St. Louis, St. Louis, United States travel blog

Rest Stop - St. Louis

A travel blog entry by julia-winkie

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... machines, screaming children (and their parents) in the hallway, or 18-wheelers downshifting as they go by. We visited St. Louis' famous arch, designed by Eero Saarinen to echo the arches on the nearby 19th century Eads bridge, an engineering feat ...

Amazed, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Amazed

A travel blog entry by transformers

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and I thoroughly believe that everyone who accompanied us on this trip is forever, and will be forever amazed at our LORD and Savior Jesus Christ. Yet not only are we amazed, but we are forever changed. We will never be the same again. The relationships ...

Wait! We only got here this morning...?, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Wait! We only got here this morning...?

A travel blog entry by transformers

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... to be here. This morning we were all up bright, early, and on time! And with a relatively smooth flight we arrived in St. Louis to the smiling faces of Bev & Bill Cahill. They then proceeded to take Forrest and Jessica over to The Rock while Lois, ...

Day 28 - Last day in the west (72 miles), Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Day 28 - Last day in the west (72 miles)

A travel blog entry by bikingsmiths

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... in the mid 80's!  Many route changes, following Missouri TT, T, D, and Z.  We are now just north of Saint Louis in a mainly industrial/warehouse type area cycling alongside I-70 (next stop Baltimore!) with a traffic generated head wind to hamper ...

Ice Cream, Slides and Budwieser, St.  Louis, United States travel blog

Ice Cream, Slides and Budwieser

A travel blog entry by nicandjessica

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... and his lovely wife Stacy.  We have done so many cool things here, and most of them have been free.  St. Louis has many museums, tours and parks.   We have definitely been treated to some very cool restaurants here, some 50's style diners, ...

Day 41  Stress Free - Housekeeping Day, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Day 41 Stress Free - Housekeeping Day

A travel blog entry by coldunn

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... task of laundry , then caught up on the travel blog and edited the GoPro videos for the entry for yesterday. Ventured back in to St Louis for dinner and some live music at John McGurk's bar/restaurant.   A bit of a trek ~ 12 miles back into St ...

Day 6: Driving galore and 3 states, St. Louis, United States travel blog

Day 6: Driving galore and 3 states

A travel blog entry by julia-winkie

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... several barnyards, finally intersecting the interstate into St. Louis, over the Missouri and to our cousin's house, where we are now. Three states, three rivers, what a day. Tomorrow promises touristy exploration of St. Louis and probably lots of ...

So long St Louis..., St. Louis, United States travel blog

So long St Louis...

A travel blog entry by shaunna

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Ode to St Louis St. Louis I will miss you You have grown into my home I love your beer and city life But now it's time to roam I'll miss the Arch and great baseball I'll miss the friends I've made And I'll never forget the smell of hops Blowing ...

Why?, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Why?

A travel blog entry by transformers

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... feeling of family here is inconceivable, unless you are here in the midst of it. Such a blessing that we are able to be a part of all these wonderful people’s lives during this wonderful week in St. Louis. Peace & Blessings, The ...

Day 40  Back on the Road Again, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Day 40 Back on the Road Again

A travel blog entry by coldunn

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... & Donnie - I think I was watching the Route 66 signs and went passed US-270 and may have just entered East St Louis - but I departed again quickly to get back onto the highway heading for my hotel which is about 10 miles south of town. Arrived safely ...

Vegas is definite!, St Louis, United States travel blog

Vegas is definite!

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

We found out today we are DEFINITELY going to Vegas for our anniversary in November.  We're both ridiculously excited, even though we were just there over the Fourth of July. (We really, really love Vegas.)  We are staying at the Mirage in a ...

Vegas, almost certainly, Vegas!, Saint Louis, United States travel blog

Vegas, almost certainly, Vegas!

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

Woo hoo!  The Southwest deal was indeed too good to pass up; we ended up booking two Vegas trips, one in November and one in December.  (We can cancel if needed and know we'll use the Southwest tickets for other trips so no worries.  Both ...

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