St. Louis is a must-visit Midwestern destination, featuring several historic neighborhoods, an array of cultural attractions and, of course, the famous Gateway Arch. It's also the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, which means you're going to need to start shopping for St. Louis rental cars to get around during your stay. Right now, Dollar Rent A Car is offering great St. Louis discounts. Be sure to take advantage of these money-saving attractions:
Museum of Westward Expansion
Drive your St. Louis car rental down Fourth Street until you reach the Museum of Westward Expansion, located beneath the Golden Arch. Admission is always free at this institution. It breathes new life into the Old West with an array of intriguing exhibits and displays. You can learn about the expeditions of Lewis and Clark and discover the ways these mountain men lived during the 19th century. And make sure not to miss out on the huge Lewis and Clark mural. Other highlights include an original teepee, animatronic figures, Indian Peace Medals and survival weapons used by tribesmen.
Saint Louis Science Center
Start up your St. Louis car rental and go to the Saint Louis Science Center on Oakland Avenue. It houses more than 700 interactive exhibits ideal for visitors of all ages, and admission is free to the public. Check out the "gene scene" for a glimpse into the world of genetic engineering, and then head to the International Boeing Space Station exhibit, where you can learn about what it would be like to live aboard the satellite. Let the kids build a replica of St. Louis' Golden Arch while you play with the radar guns overlooking the nearby highway - you can clock the speed of cars as they drive