St. Louis

We decided to make a pit stop in St. Louis and check out the Gateway Arch, which we could see from miles away upon approach.
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But first… lunch. Pappy’s Smokehouse fit the bill. Although, their deep fried corn on the cob may be an aquired taste.
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We tried to check out The City Museum of St. Louis, but they were doing some work to the facade and it was closed.

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We got in anyway but were quickly, but politely turned away. It looks pretty interesting, and I think you can climb all over it inside and out. There were slides and climbing contraptions everywhere making the building look like a Mad Max set.

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Next but not least, we had to go up in the Arch and take in the view. It’s 630 feet wide and 630 feet tall. Gulp… I get vertigo… as you can see in me clutching Jason as the James Bond-like pod clicked it’s way to the top.

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Once up there I was fine. The view of the Mississippi River was on one side and St. Louis on the other.

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