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Hello from Scotland, help with St Louis
February 11, 2016
1:34 pm
Walterjwolfe
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Hi there, I have been driving in the USA for a long time, and have driven Route 66 twice, once in its entirety, once from Chicago to Arizona. I've also hopped on and off 66 frequently, including a leg from Chicago to Sringfield and a visit to the new (!) Lincoln and library. I publish illustrated blogs and have one on the Lincoln Highway, and one on my recent trip from Minneapolis to Dallas last October. You can read about these on http://www.travelpod.com/membe.....lincolnhwy. I hope you enjoy.
My first post is about St Louis. I have visited many times but cannot get to grips with the city. Last tIme I stayed downtown and it was dismal, and I struggle to find St Louis, apart from The Arch.
My questions are, which area should I stay in, what should I see and where should I eat? In my many visits St Louis seems to pass me by, help required please!

February 11, 2016
8:20 pm
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Great question, hopefully people can give you some tips. We personally decided against staying in St Louis and, instead, drove on to Cuba, Missouri - a great decision, because it was one of our favourite stops.

I am a teacher and one of my ex-students left school last year to go and study at college in St Louis. If I get the chance, I will ask him if he has any recommendations of nice areas to stay/visit.

--- Drove Route 66 in August 2012 ---

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