St. Louis Zoo is always at the top of the sightseeing itinerary for tourists to this region.
St. Louis, the city where it's located, is a popular place to visit no matter what the season.
For stress-free access to St. Louis Zoo, book a room at one of the 7 accommodations that are within 2 miles (3 kilometers). Lots of travelers recommend The Chase Park Plaza, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, the Moonrise Hotel, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, and The Cheshire, 0.9 miles (1.4 kilometers) away.
It shouldn't take you long to realize the value of the surrounding area's cheaper hotels. Why not choose one of the Red Roof Plus St. Louis - Forest Park / Hampton Ave. and the Super 8 St. Louis Airport?
Perhaps now is the time to spend your money on something very special. Treat yourself to a memorable few nights at one of the few high-end hotels within easy driving distance. Suites and rooms at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis and St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton are solid choices.
Within an easy walk of St. Louis Zoo, Cafe Kudu is a great spot to take in the local area's cafe scene. If it's a bigger meal that you want, try Lakeside, a nearby venue that's much-loved by locals and visitors alike. Anybody who is fond of a drink or two should also drop in to The Pat Connolly Tavern, yet another short stroll away.
It makes plenty of sense to catch the train when you're going to St. Louis Zoo. The nearest station, Forest Park-DeBaliviere, is only 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) away.