With dozens of neighborhoods worth visiting in the City of St. Louis, you’re probably wondering what makes Laclede’s Landing special from anywhere else. Here’s a quick rundown.
A Rich History
As one of the oldest districts in the city, the Landing has deep ties to the history of St. Louis. Legend says that Laclède landed here (hence the name) in 1763 and decided this was the ideal place to start a fur trading settlement on the banks of the Mississippi. Following that, the neighborhood became instrumental in St. Louis’s growth as a city and the Western Expansion of the United States. If you’re looking to take a deep dive into local history, the Landing is an ideal place to start with 17 historic buildings to explore.
Where St. Louis Celebrates
If history isn’t your thing and you’d rather celebrate today than yesterday, a good time is a given here on Laclede’s Landing. From weddings and block parties to a couple’s night out, the people of St. Louis (and even visitors!) have always flocked to the Landing to celebrate and cherish life’s special moments. Ever find yourself wondering where to go? On the Landing, finding an answer to that question is easier than ever before.
St. Louis Is a Step Away
We can’t even come close to counting everything to do within walking distance of Laclede’s Landing. The Gateway Arch and the Mississippi River are both a block away. Busch Stadium and the America’s Center Convention Complex are also within easy walking distance. Even if you don’t feel like walking (or driving), you can experience all that St. Louis has to offer right here on the Landing.