This past week I got to meet up with my friend, Ruth! We decided to spend the entire day together since we never get to see each other during the school year.
First, we went to the History Museum in Forest Park and spent about an hour there. We got to see some interesting and fascinating exhibits that made a visit to the museum worth while.
After the History Museum we made our way to the Central West End to eat lunch at the Wildflower Restaurant. I had never been there before and was very impressed! Since the weather was pretty nice that day we got to eat outside. I ordered a Caesar salad and a steak sandwich. It was delicious! (Below: Ruth and I in front of the Wildflower Restaurant.)
After we got our tummies full at Wildflower, we decided to take a walk around Forest Park. Walking around Forest Park is one of my favorite things to do and I felt it was a must since the weather was so nice! We stopped in front of a fountain and got our picture taken by some people passing by. We walked around Forest Park a little bit and then decided to get some frozen yogurt at Orange Leaf to end our day. It was the perfect treat and so yummy! (Below: Ruth and I at Forest Park.)
All in all our day full of adventures was wonderful! We got to catch up and hang out which was much needed! Hope everyone is having a great summer!
Wondering what to do during your long summer break? Maybe you’re getting a little bored and need some ideas of things to do? Well I’ve came up with a list of 3 things to do in the St. Louis area during your break and they’re free!
1. Take a walk through the beautiful Forest Park. I’ve blogged about Forest Park before so you can be sure that it’s a great place to go! Forest Park is roughly 1,200 acres and is absolutely gorgeous! I often take walks with my friends throughout the park and the scenery is always spectacular.
2. The Missouri History Museum is another great place to visit and the fact that admission is free just makes it even better! Sometimes special exhibits cost so beware of that, but general admission is free. There are ancient artifacts and amazing displays that will make you feel like you’re back in another era.
3. A third place I recommend is the St. Louis Zoo. Similar to the History Museum, general admission is free, but special exhibits or attractions do cost. General admission in the Zoo will give you access to see all your favorite animals including lions, tigers, and bears…oh my!
All 3 of these places are great to go to if you find yourself a little restless during summertime. I know I’ll be going to each one during my break!
Please enjoy this hot, humid, muggy summer. We had such a horrible, cold, icy, snowy winter.
Living in St. Louis we hardly get a spring or fall. Maybe one or two days, but that is it!
Stay hydrated!!!! Me and H2O have become such great friends I can’t believe I ever neglected it!!!
When I tell people I go to Fontbonne University, they say “where is that!?” After I tell them the location, they say “oh it’s by The Loop, isn’t it!?”
If I had not been from this area, I would have been skeptical with the same questions when thinking about attending FU.. However, I was fortunate enough to know that Fontbonne offers many sports teams, clubs, organizations, and jobs to help you get involved.. In my first year as a full time student, I was a part of two sports teams, 2 clubs, and worked 2 on campus jobs as well as writing for the blog and juggling a social life.. Not once did I think about how small Fontbonne was (except when I was trying to park, but we’re getting a new parking lot now so woooooo!)
Aside from the campus community, STL is a beautiful and exciting city that is culturally diverse and alive! Concerts, festivals, charity runs, are just a few FREE things that you can find from week to week.. If you don’t mind spending a few dollars, try this simple 3 step process that only takes a few minutes!
1) Open your computer or smartphone to the Google search bar..
2) Type in, “fun things to do in St. Louis”
3) Explore! Don’t forget to try new things!