Why St. Louis?
St. Louis is located in the center of the United States and is known as the Gateway to the West, represented by the 631' (192m) St. Louis Gateway Arch. The city itself is made up of many diverse neighborhoods and throughout its history has welcomed people from all over the world. St. Louis boasts the largest urban park in the country whose borders include a number of attractions, including the St. Louis Zoo, three golf courses, the St. Louis Art Museum, an ice skating rink and an outdoor municipal opera. Whether it is the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game, a trip to Six Flags or a concert at one of the unique venues around town, there is something for everyone in our great city. St. Louis is proud to be the home of Washington University, St. Louis University and a number of other highly regarded educational institutions.