St. Louis, Missouri is the 2nd largest city in the east of Missouri. The location around the Mississippi River. A city with mixed cultures in France and Germany together and is known as the Gateway to the West. There is a big symbol in the city as the Gateway Arch, the historic district. Cobblestone streets is the balance of modern downtown and consists of sports stadiums, nightclubs and luxury apartments. There are jazz and blues legend Chuck Berry and Miles Davis were born here and many trade and industry are located here such as the headquarters of 19 fortune with 1,000 companies. Major companies include Anheuser-Busch Companies, Emerson, Electric, Graybar Electric Monsanto Company and Panera Bread. Major manufacturing industries include food, machinery, chemicals, shoes, coolers, as well as assembly plants for Ford, Chrysler and GM. St. Louis is a Regional Hub Marine agriculture of the Midwest Passing the Mississippi River to the Port of New Orleans and the biotech industry from corn.
St. Louis founded in 1764 by Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau. Named the city according to King Louis XIV of France. St. Louis is a city with a mixed culture of France and Germany together are independent cities not located in any county in Missouri. Also known as the outpost to the west of the United States.
Temperature: The overall weather throughout the year is quite warm. Summer is about 30-32 degrees. In winter, temperatures are from -7 to -0 degrees and snow falls on average 5-10 days a year.
Cost of living: medium to low
How to get there:
Traveling at St. Louis is quite convenient because there are both electric trains and buses:
- MetroLink is a light rail Available from approximately 4.41 hrs. To approximately 1 am. Check running times here. Fares start at $2.50.
- MetroBus operates from 8 am until 2.30 am (on some routes), but most cars will run out at 1 am. Fares start at $ 2.00.
Place to go, see and visit:
1. Grants Farm
Grants Farm is historic farmhouse is not far from St. Louis. There are over 900 animals living in the bavarian-style barns that serve a delicious original lunch. Grant Farm is located on a 281-acre (113-hectare) plot of land in the south-west of St. Louis. This historic site has over 900 animals to watch with traditional Bavarian farmhouse Daily entertainment and the Kildesdale breed house.
2. Gateway Arch
Gateway Arch is the most prominent landmark in St. Louis. The 192-meter-tall stainless steel arch stands above the downtown. When you climb to the top for a 360 degree view of the city north. There is a whole museum Cinema for education Gift shop and food stalls are located inside the kiosks.
Gateway Arch is open daily. Except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. It’s just a short walk from the heart of Washington Avenue, which houses hotels, shops, and restaurants. There is also a train and bus service thoroughly.