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.

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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.