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Trip List by TA_MikeW

Weekend getaways from Saint Louis

1 Apr 2006  Former resident
2.0 of 5 bubbles based on 9 votes

Several ideas for getting out of town for the weekend, all within driving distance.

  • 1. Chicago, Illinois
    Chicago, Illinois

    There's plenty to keep you busy for the weekend in this huge lakeside city, five hours to the north.

  • 2. Nashville, Tennessee
    Nashville, Davidson County

    A six hour drive to the southeast takes you to this cultural city known for its great music scene.

  • 3. Springfield, Illinois
    Springfield, Illinois

    Known as the home of Abraham Lincoln, this historic city is just a couple hours from St. Louis.

  • 4. Branson, Missouri
    Branson, Missouri

    This small town, four hours to the southwest, has grown into a very popular family destination.

  • 5. Lake of the Ozarks
    Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, United States

    Near Branson, this is a great spot for outdoor recreation with the family.

  • 6. Kansas City
    Kansas City, Missouri

    Head west for four hours to see what's life's like on the other side of the state. Take a slight detour to swing through Jefferson City on the way.

  • 7. Pilot Knob, Missouri
    Pilot Knob, Missouri

    For a fun outdoor weekend, head couple hours south to get here. Spend a day at Johnson Shut Ins and another at Elephant Rock Park.