St. Louis is a great place to visit because of it’s history. It’s perfect for elementary and middle-school aged children because there are so many cool things to see and so many hills to run on. The Gateway Arch tram ride is a definite must-do, along with the underground museum of Louis and Clark’s journey. The downtown are isn’t very big but down mainstreet, there are some very nice restaurants and breakfast cafes. City Museum is also a wild place to visit with the kids.