Why You Should Visit St Louis
St Louis is a beautiful city offering many fascinating cultural sites, plenty of nightlife and shopping as well as many family-friendly attractions to keep all the family happy. There are many stunning landmarks located around the city which makes it the perfect destination for sightseers – some of the most famous include the huge Gateway Arch and the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis. You will also want to visit some of the city’s world-class museums and art galleries like the St. Louis Art Museum and the City Museum, while a day out at St. Louis Zoo is perfect for all of the family. The city is also well known for its many parks and green spaces which has bestowed upon it the reputation as one of the most beautiful cities in the United States.
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Arriving In St Louis
St Louis Airport, known in full as St Louis Lambert International Airport, is situated around 15 km from the center of St Louis and is made up of two passenger terminals. When your flight has touched down at the airport there are a few ways that you can get into the city including hopping on the MetroLink rail network, although taxis are available if you would rather get to your destination directly. Inside the airport there are a broad range of amenities and facilities whether it’s places to eat and drink or a few shops to get your travel basics, while the airport also provides travelers with free Wi-Fi for up to 20 minutes.
If you are looking to make the journey from the UAE to St Louis you will not be able to make the journey directly as the airport primarily handles domestic flights. However, St Louis Airport does have connections to a few airports handling direct flights from the UAE, so travelers from the UAE can make the journey with only a single stopover.
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St Louis Travel Information
If you are a UAE national looking to travel to the United States, you will have to apply for a visa beforehand. The weather in St Louis can get quite hot during the summer with average highs exceeding 30 degrees between June and August, although be prepared for cold temperatures if you are visiting over the winter. Although the city is served by a decent public transport network which includes the MetroLink, there are a few car rental agencies at St Louis Lambert International Airport if you would rather have your own vehicle.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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