St. Louis is known worldwide as the “Gateway to the West.” The Museum of Westward Expansion, located beneath the Gateway Arch, houses a permanent exhibit of 33 large format photo murals depicting the campsites and significant places visited by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark during their exploration of the interior of North America. Don’t miss the Anheuser-Busch Brewery where you will be guided through a blend of rich brewing heritage, state-of-the-art technology and extraordinary architecture. Visit Soldier’s Memorial, St. Louis’ tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in our nation’s wars. Laclede’s Landing is a revitalized 19th century warehouse district with cobblestone streets and cast-iron street lamps. Tour the Cathedral Basilica to see one of the world’s largest collections of mosaic art. Enjoy a Dinner Cruise on the Mighty Mississippi River aboard a paddlewheeler reminiscent of times past. The delightful village of Kimmswick, located near the Mississippi River, offers a chance to step back into the less hurried days of the 1800s.