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Celebrate America's spirit of discovery by exploring St.Louis' most iconic landmark and the nation's tallest monument.
The Gateway Arch at Missouri
The Gateway Arch
100 Washington Ave, St. Louis, Missouri, 63102 |
http://www.gatewayarch.com/ | Category: Attractions
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The Gateway Arch - views over St. Louis

An iconic monument honoring America's pioneering spirit, the Gateway Arch is an internationally famous symbol of St. Louis. From atop the world's tallest arch at 630 feet, you'll enjoy awe-inspiring views of downtown St. Louis, the Mighty Mississippi, and 30 miles in any direction on a clear day. After a short tram ride up the Arch's leg, you'll experience the same beckoning wonder felt by America's earliest pioneers surveying the horizon's expanse. Before climbing the iconic Gateway Arch, watch Monument to the Dream, shown at the base of the arch, to fully appreciate its architectural wonder and symbolic importance. As a St. Louis Central West End hotel at the Gateway Arch, Chase Park Plaza offers rooms with views of this treasured Midwest landmark.


Prices -

Adult (16+) Tram Tour: $16, Child Tram Tour: $10

Hours -

Summer: 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Winter: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.


  • Family Fun Program
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Riverboat Cruises


  • Sightseeing
  • Museum
  • Tram Tours
  • Tucker Theater
  • Visitor Center


  • How often do the trams go up?

    If two trams are running, then a tram is available to carry passengers every five minutes. If only one tram is running, then trams go up every ten minutes. It takes approximately four minutes to reach the observation deck, and roughly three minutes to descend. Once you reach the observation deck, you may stay as long as you'd like to take in the spectacular views. It takes about 45 minutes to tour the Gateway Arch.
  • How big is the viewing area at the top?

    The viewing area at the top of the Gateway Arch is designed to hold up to 160 people comfortably. To ensure that you enjoy panoramic views, there are 16 viewing windows on each side of the observation area. It should be noted that there are no restrooms or snack bars in the viewing area.

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Distance from attraction: 7.2 miles
Why Stay at The Chase Park Plaza?
  • Historic St. Louis hotel
  • Close to highways, metro and shopping
  • Central West End: Walkable neighborhood
  • Executive Apartments with full amenities
  • Pool, Salon, Spa, 3 restaurants, theater, beautiful rooftop event spaces
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