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With Its Numerous Group Activities St Louis Attracts Millions Of Visitors Each Year

By Angela Patterson

Missouri is certainly one of the biggest tourist attractions in the United States. It simply has everything. It boast extraordinarily beautiful natural areas, many species of wildlife, the majestic Mississippi river and so many things to do and to see that it becomes a problem to choose. The road networks are excellent, there are many overnight facilities that will suit almost any budget and Visitors are always made to feel welcome. By offering so many group activities St Louis certainly attract its fair share of tourists each year.

Groups love visiting this city because there is just so much for them to do together. Schools, companies on team building exercises and social groups all visit the city right throughout the year. There are numerous things to do but there are even professional team building consultants that can design custom programs that will perfectly suit the needs of all groups.

The city enjoys excellent weather almost year round. Outdoor adventures are therefore very popular and the choice between things to do is almost bewildering. Places such as Go Ape, for example, allows visitors to explore magnificent natural forest by traversing a zip line course through the canopies of the trees. Grants Farm, an erstwhile presidential estate, is also popular. It is now home to more than 100 species of indigenous wildlife.

A visit to the City Museum is a must. This extraordinary museum is more like a giant fun park for adults. It boasts more than 600 000 square foot of exhibition space. Every exhibit consist of reclaimed materials and the amazing whole has been created by artists and engineers. Visitors are actively involved. They can climb inside chimneys, explore enchanted caves, slide ten storeys down a special chute and touch almost all exhibits.

Younger people particularly enjoy The Magic House. This educational facility is all but boring. It boasts a unique Bubble Room and a pin point wall that allows visitors to create 3D images of themselves. The Lewis and Clark Adventure has been designed to educate visitors of all ages in a fun way. There is even a real giant beanstalk to climb, just like Jack did.

Boat trips down the Mississippi is also popular. Operators such as Gateway Arch Riverboats offer both short and longer tours. They employ guides that relate the history of the area to passengers and that point out places of interest. Of course, most visitors want to see the iconic Gateway Arch, the biggest man made monument in the country.

Lovers of sport will be delighted. Visitors can enjoy every imaginable sport and then even some they never new existed. Clubs generally welcome visitors and some even rent out equipment. There are numerous world class golf courses and an absolute abundance of water sports. Those that want to try something new, like paragliding, can enjoy the activity after a few basic lessons.

There can be no doubt that this city is one of the jewels of not just Missouri, but the entire country. It seems to offer anything anybody could possibly hope for. However, because it is so popular, visitors will be well advised to book their accommodation, tours and activities well ahead of time.

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