St. Louis Voted Best Midwest City for Weekend Getaways, Ahead of Kansas City, Chicago
So says a new report that gives us here at Daily RFT another reason to remember why we love St. Louis. AAA's Midwest Traveler Magazine has released results of its annual Best of the Midwest readers poll and St. Louis has taken the number one spot for weekend trips, in front of Kansas City and then Chicago. Hooray!
It was apparently a very close race, but some key St. Louis attractions may have helped push the vote in our favor.
The magazine cites the city's notable free and affordable attractions and activities, of which there are lots. As the mag says, "You're going to need more than a weekend."
Some of the (pretty obvious) highlights from the announcement:
It's the "city's jewel."
Saint Louis Art Museum
via Facebook Recent ceremony.
...with its new East Building adding 30 percent more exhibit space and more parking.
Outdoor Film Series
...free every Friday night on Art Hill.
Continue for more of the weekend getaway draws from Midwest Traveler Magazine.