Best Free Midwest Attractions: Missouri
More to do in St. Louis
Museum of Westward Expansion While you'll have to pay if you want to ride to the top of the landmark Gateway Arch, the museum underneath it is free. Exhibits explore the city's role as gateway to the frontier.
Grant's Farm The Budweiser Clydesdales and 1,000 other animals roam the historic preserves. Shows featuring elephants and other animals are held several times daily. Admission is free, though parking is not.