The weather is still on the cooler side, but that doesn’t mean you won’t get to enjoy the great outdoors. After all, it’s really a matter of temperature preference, and if you’re dressed appropriately, there’s really no reason why you can’t indulge your love for the outdoors right now. From hiking and biking to horseback riding and barbecuing, there’s plenty you can enjoy in St. Louis. In fact, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite outdoor activities just for you, so just take a look at what we’ve got here:
Hiking at Castlewood State Park
Located along the Meramec River, this immensely popular park is a great place for avid hikers and bikers from all around. Here, you can enjoy beautiful panoramic views, and there is a total of eight trails varying in length and difficulty that will suit all levels of hiking experience. If you’re unsure of the difficulty level and paths, you can always consider enjoying this activity with a friend who’s familiar with the area and is able to guide you comfortably and safely.
Location: 1401 Kiefer Creek Rd, Ballwin, MO 63021
Opening Hours: 7 a.m. to Sunset (7 Days a Week)
Visiting Soulard Farmers Market
There are farmers markets, and then there’s the historic Soulard Farmers Market that’s been in operation for nearly 200 years in the Soulard neighbourhood. Here, you can definitely find a wide variety of produce and products ranging from cheese and local vegetables to different types of spices and other non-food items. If you’re looking to soak in the atmosphere, go on a Saturday as it is when the market is at its busiest.
Location: 730 Carroll St, St. Louis, MO 63104
Opening Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Wed and Thurs), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Fri), 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Sat)
Picnicking at Forest Park
Unless it’s snowing or raining, there really isn’t much else that the weather can throw at you to deter you from having a grand picnic. At the 1,300-acre Forest Park, you’ll find many of St. Louis’ top cultural institutions, and it’s also a hot spot for the region’s annual events. This popular park is a favorite among locals and tourists alike, and if you’re not convinced, just spend a day there and you’ll see what we mean.
Location: 5595 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112
Opening Hours: Sunrise to Sunset (7 Days a Week)
Join the Bellefontaine Cemetery Fox Trot Run/Walk
Before you get irked out by the word “cemetery”, let’s just say that the route goes directly through the Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum, and you’re going to be surrounded by lots of people early in the morning, so there really isn’t anything to fear. The fox trot is also in acknowledgement of resident foxes, but other than that, it’s really all about getting out there, meeting new people and just enjoying the great outdoors.
Location: Bellefontaine Cemetery, 4947 W Florissant Ave, St. Louis, MO 63115
Starting Time & Date: 30 March 2019. Starts at 8:35 a.m.
If you’re not entirely sure where to go to enjoy great scenery, our St. Louis car service will be more than happy to suggest some of the region’s best routes and spots. Of course, there are a few popular sightseeing routes that most people go for, but if you have something else in mind, feel free to share your thoughts with us and we’ll do our best to come up with the best outdoor tour just for you. If you’re up for a truly safe, comfortable and memorable ride, just get in touch with our St. Louis limo rental specialists.