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- Load up your backpack for a day, weekend, week, or longer. On these lengthy hiking and biking trails, you can really go the distance. Gorp Top Ten
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- Looking for an adventure close to home? Want to dodge the crowds at the country's busiest theme parks? Then spend the night with dinosaurs, sharks, penguins, or Egyptian mummies at the ultimate insider slumber party. Museums and zoos all over the country host sleepovers for families, where fun and education mesh together in an exciting evening adventure. Away Travel
- Trace the Mighty Mississippi from Lake Itasca, Minnesota, south to the Gulf of Mexico. Gorp Travel
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Answer this1 AnswerYour closest resort is Hidden Valley, 30 miles west of St. Louis. Definitely a good place to take a newbie skier, with a ski school, beginner's area with a magic carpet, and full snowmaking capacity. Find out more at: www.hiddenvalleyski.com
Pat, closest reference I could find was for the Eugene Field House & St Louis Toy Museum, about nine miles upriver from Jefferson Barracks County Park. Perhaps that rings a bell?
Gaslight Square seemed to be the center of entertainment during the 50s and 60s, though now it is mostly residential homes. This location may have been where the supper or burlesque club were located.
Route 66, popularly called the "Mother Road," originally started out from Chicago, passing through St. Louis on its passage west to L.A. Although now decommissioned as an official "highway," you can still travel the byways of this historic route, one of the country's pre-eminent National Scenic Byways. Learn more about Route 66 history and get travel-planning advice here: http://www.byways.org/explore/byways/2489/.