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May 31, 2024

RIDE ON to Local Adventures this June

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Whether you’re a local explorer, a family looking for fun activities, or maybe a weekend adventure, Metro Transit is your ticket to an unforgettable June.

Forest Park Adventures

Nothing says summer like a relaxing picnic in the park. Grab your blanket, pack a delicious spread, and hop on MetroLink to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station or jump on the #90 Hampton MetroBus to reach destinations throughout the park. Forest Park is known for scenic views, areas, and activities that are perfect for a family outing or a leisurely afternoon with friends. Don’t forget to stop by the nearby Saint Louis Art Museum, take a stroll around the beautiful Jewel Box greenhouse, or catch a show at The Muny.

How to Get There: Ride MetroLink to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station or take the #90 Hampton to ride into Forest Park.

Celebrate at Pride (June 29 & 30)

June is Pride Month, and the Pride Parade and PrideFest in downtown St. Louis are two of the most exciting events of the month. Join the celebration of love, diversity, and inclusion by riding MetroLink or MetroBus to the Civic Center Transit Center. .

How to Get There: Ride MetroLink or any of more than a dozen MetroBus routes to the Civic Center Transit Center and walk a few blocks to the parade route and PrideFest.

Cheer on the Cardinals (Multiple Dates)

There’s no better way to spend a summer day than cheering on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Avoid the hassle of game day parking and traffic by taking MetroLink direct to the stadium. Enjoy the game and create lasting memories with family and friends.

How to Get There: Ride MetroLink to Stadium Station, which is conveniently located immediately west of Busch Stadium and Ballpark Village.

Family-Friendly Activities

As schools let out for break and spring transitions into summer, there are plenty of activities that are sure to keep the kids entertained. Take a tour to the top of The Gateway Arch for an immersive hometown experience. Visit the Missouri Botanical Garden to witness the vibrant blooms of the season, or explore the scenic trails at Tower Grove Park. The St. Louis Zoo, located in Forest Park, offers free admission and a variety of exhibits that will delight children of all ages. Alternatively, head to The Magic House, a hands-on children’s museum filled with interactive exhibits and educational fun.

All destinations are easily accessible by Metro Transit, making them perfect for a spontaneous day trip.

How to Get There:

  • St. Louis Zoo: Take the #90 Hampton MetroBus
  • The Magic House: Ride the #56 Kirkwood-Webster MetroBus to the Kirkwood Road & Woodbine Avenue bus stop.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden: Take the #8 Shaw-Cherokee to the Shaw Blvd. & Vandeventer Avenue bus stop.
  • Tower Grove Park: Take the #70 Grand MetroBus.

Plan Your Metro Adventure Today!

Exploring the city in June has never been easier with Metro Transit. Skip the stress of driving and parking, and enjoy a relaxing journey to some of the best destinations the city has to offer. Whether you’re planning a family outing, a day with friends, or a solo adventure, Metro Transit is your way to endless possibilities.

Download the Transit app, check out the schedules and maps on the Metro website, or contact Transit Information at 314.231.2345 (phone) or 314.207.9786 (text) to plan your next Metro Adventure!

 

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