St. Louis – Home of the Blues, BBQ and Baseball

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St. Louis is an integral part of the long history of the music that helped shape the nation

Explore the beautiful sound of blues music. St. Louis has a rich history with blues music – it’s always been one of the world’s top five indigenous blues music cities. Visit The National Blues Museum to preserve the historical significance of the Blues as the foundation of modern American Music, celebrate the genre’s various styles and recognize musicians who have created, sustained and advanced the art form.

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St. Louis is a great place to enjoy delicious barbecue

Visit one of the best cities for tasty BBQ. Travelers will love St. Louis BBQ as a combination of many styles and cultures of cooking. You can taste the soul in every bite. Across the city, BBQ joints of national and international acclaim can be found on every corner. The out-of-this world flavors have drawn local and national figures including awards and visits from comedians, professional athletes, musicians, fashion designers and more. Bring your appetite – you’ll need it.

No trip to St. Louis is complete without a visit to Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals.  Catch an exciting Major League Baseball game and cheer on the 11-time World Series Champions.

Great museums and brews can be found in St. Louis

Right across the street from Busch Stadium, is Ballpark Village, a seven city-block, 10-acre entertainment plaza. Highlights include Cardinals Nation – a venue that combines a Cards-themed restaurant, rooftop deck with views inside the stadium, and the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, considered the best baseball museum outside of Cooperstown. A Budweiser Brewhouse, complete with beer garden and displays on St. Louis’ brewing history, anchors the project. Bally Sports Live! offers a lively sports-centric audio-visual experience year-round. Also included are shops, additional restaurants, a co-working space and state-of-the-art fitness center.

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