20 Things to Do When You’re New to the Lou


Welcome to St. Louis, newbies! Whether you're just starting college at Wash U. or SLU or have come here for an exciting new job, the Gateway City is a great place to be. There's tasty food, gorgeous parks, world championship baseball, awesome beer...the list goes on and on.

But enough of our bragging. If you're new to the Lou, but don't know quite where to start partaking in the highlights beyond the basics offered for tourists, here is our idiosyncratic -- but heartfelt -- guide to St. Louis for beginners. With options for food, entertainment, nightlife and more, you'll feel like a native in no time.