The 7 Very Best Day Trips You Can Possibly Take Around St. Louis

If you only have a day to get away then these trips are a perfect fit. You can take a walking tour of historic buildings constructed in the 1700s, spend the day floating down a lazy river, explore a cave, or walk across one of the oldest wooden bridges in Missouri. And all are beautiful short drives in the late summer of Missouri. Check out this list to plan your trip before summer ends.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

This a perfect time of year for a day trip in Missouri. Have you visited these sites? Share your experience and photos with us in the comments below.

Looking for something closer to home? Then check out this food festival, right here in St. Louis.