Category Archives: Free Things to Do in St. Louis

World Bird Sanctuary: This Place Is For The Birds

World Bird Sanctuary: This Place Is For The Birds

World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park is a non-profit organization that promotes the conservation of wild birds of prey. Ok, that sounds a bit dull. Tell your kids you’re taking them to the Bird Zoo. Much better. The sanctuary is tucked next to Lone Elk Park, another cool spot for the kids. Even if you haven’tContinue Reading

Tour a Chocolate Factory, Because Its Free. And Its Chocolate.

Tour a Chocolate Factory, Because Its Free. And Its Chocolate.

You like chocolate. I like chocolate. The kids, well of course they like chocolate. So that’s pretty much enough reason to pile into the car and head for The Hill to tour Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate’s factory. And it’s free. The Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate factory is not far from Forest Park, so you can stop byContinue Reading

STL Day Trip: Elephant Rocks

STL Day Trip: Elephant Rocks

Elephant Rocks is our family’s favorite day trip destination! It’s a state park about 90 minutes from St. Louis, located south of Farmington. I’m sure you’ve heard of the park–it’s full of GIGANTIC granite boulders that reminds some people of…elephants. (Isn’t that clever, elephant sized rocks…Elephant Rocks State Park?) Elephant Rocks State Park Elephant RocksContinue Reading