Explore historic St. Charles and other fun things to do near St. Peters

Located just off I-70, the Country Inn & Suites in St. Peters offers comfortable rooms and suites with easy access to the top things to do in Greater St. Louis. Make the 30-minute drive to downtown St. Louis, where you can explore attractions like the Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium and browse the city’s plentiful boutiques, restaurants, and galleries. Families won’t want to miss the exciting activities at City Museum and the wildlife at the Saint Louis Zoo in Forest Park. Closer to the hotel, you can wander the beautiful St. Charles Historic District or enjoy a hike and a picnic at Frontier Park. For a day of thrills and chills, head south to reach the roller coasters and water rides at Six Flags St. Louis.

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Frontier Park

4.44 mi / 7.15 km from the hotel
Immerse yourself in nature with a visit to this 16-acre park featuring a 15-foot statue of Lewis and Clark. The park has picnic shelters and paved pathways for hiking and biking.

Lewis & Clark Boat House and Museum

4.52 mi / 7.28 km from the hotel
Explore the Boat House, home to full-size, functional replicas of the boats that Lewis and Clark used during their exploration. You can also learn about the Missouri River ecosystems and the Native American tribes who met Lewis and Clark.

Gateway Arch

23.41 mi / 37.67 km from the hotel
The stunning Gateway Arch, the tallest of its kind in the world, serves as a monument to the American pioneering spirit. Plan your visit to discover why this soaring archway and its underground museum draw more than two million visitors each year.

Downtown St. Louis

22.66 mi / 36.46 km from the hotel
This bustling downtown provides endless entertainment options ranging from pro sports to thriving culinary and fine arts communities. Catch a Cardinals game, enjoy a riverboat ride, or let the kids loose at City Museum and the Saint Louis Zoo.

Busch Stadium

23.11 mi / 37.19 km from the hotel
Watch the St. Louis Cardinals hit home runs out of the park at this 46,000-seat stadium. Before or after the game, you can explore the surrounding Ballpark Village, which offers shops, restaurants, bars, and live entertainment.

Katy Trail

4.36 mi / 7.02 km from the hotel
Covering 240 miles from Clinton to Machen, this well-maintained trail runs through forest and along the Mississippi River following a former rail path. Twenty-six trailheads make it easy to enter and exit the trail as you walk, jog, or bike.

Missouri Botanical Garden

20.42 mi / 32.86 km from the hotel
Visit this National Historic Landmark with 79 acres of scenic landscaping to see the Climatron® dome and its tropical rainforest, the Seiwa-en Japanese garden, and Tower Grove House, a Victorian home built by founder Henry Shaw.

St. Louis Zoo

18.08 mi / 29.1 km from the hotel
View the more than 500 animal species inhabiting the famous Saint Louis Zoo, open since 1910. You can get up close to hippos, hyenas, and chimpanzees and ride through the entire zoo in just 20 minutes on the Zooline Railroad. General admission is free.

Six Flags St. Louis

20.49 mi / 32.97 km from the hotel
One of America's most popular theme parks, Six Flags features a variety of roller coasters, thrill rides, water rides, and live entertainment.

Bass Pro Shops

3.8 mi / 6.12 km from the hotel
Find all the supplies you need for your outdoor adventure and have fun while doing it. Bass Pro Shops carries everything from camping and hiking supplies to hunting and boating gear, plus you can enjoy elaborate wildlife displays and special events.

Mid Rivers Mall

2.88 mi / 4.64 km from the hotel
Browse more than 140 stores ranging from Macy’s to DICK’S Sporting Goods, LOFT, and Sephora. You can also stop by restaurants like Chili’s and Panda Express and enjoy a break from shopping at the on-site arcade or movie theater.

St. Charles Historic District

4.44 mi / 7.15 km from the hotel
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this district dates back to 1769 and features architecture from a variety of eras. Browse boutiques and try one of the many eateries. For a fun spin on local history, take a guided ghost tour of the area.