St. Louis, Missouri, USA - Gateway to the West
Traveling to St. Louis
St. Louis is located in the middle of the United States making it easy for conference attendees to get there. Carriers offer non-stop service to more than 60 cities from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. major carriers include American, Southwest and Delta. The airport—which is finishing a US$70 million ‘Airport Experience’ Face-lift’ on the concourses and main terminal in 2012—is just 13 miles from downtown St. Louis, making arrival and departure quick and easy.
MetroLink, St. Louis’ award-winning light rail transit line, is ready to move meeting-goers from both airport terminals to the convention center and stops near hotels throughout the region.
St. Louis offers so many unique attractions, historic sites, charming neighborhoods and entertainment options, that no matter what you are interested in, you can definitely find it here. From museums that celebrate art and culture to those that concentrate on the unusual, St. Louis moves to the beat of many different drummers. Enjoy thrill rides and water parks one day, and catch a Cardinals, Rams or Blues game the next. Discover the world of birds and other gentle creatures or explore the region’s historic past.
Foodies will find plenty to keep them satisfied in St. Louis. From downtown to West St. Louis County and all points in between, there’s an abundance of tasty options. From authentic Asian fare in Grand South Grand to traditional Italian specialties on The Hill, there are more than 1,000 restaurants in St. Louis. No wonder St. Louisans rave about local culinary delights like gooey butter cake, toasted ravioli and “concretes,” real custard milkshakes so thick you can turn them upside-down.