Drace Park

Located at 2310 Cedar Valley Road Town & Country, MO 63131 Website I can’t believe that I haven’t blogged about this one yet! This was my original hidden gem! And our visit today did not disappoint. We love this park for its relatively crowd free playground, HUGE pavilion, open areas, historical homes and walking trail. I…

Petsmart

Looking for something to do on a rainy or hot day? How about visiting your local Petsmart! We needed to pick up some dog food but the boys enjoy going on this visit as well! Fish, cats, birds, iguanas, dogs, etc.  Its like visiting your local zoo on a much smaller scale!

Crestwood Park

Located at Meadowfern Dr., Crestwood, MO 63126 Amenities Picnic Pavilions Trail Tennis Court Sports Field Sledding Hill Restroom Playground Poured Rubber flooring with leaf inlays We found this park by accident after our visit to Whitecliff Park was overtaken by an elementary school group.  Just 2.9 miles from Whitecliff Park, this park is tucked in a neighborhood…

Whitecliff Park

Located at 9245 Whitecliff Park Ln., Crestwood, MO 63126    Website Amenities Pond Community Center Restroom Multi-use Court Sand Volleyball Court Outdoor Aquatic Complex Sports Field Picnic Area Tennis Court Picnic Pavilion Trail Playground Cache Course We visited Whitecliff Park on a Thursday morning and originally had the park mostly to ourselves. This poured rubber floor (the…

The Billy Goat Chip Company Factory Tour

Located at 3136 Watson Rd., St. Louis, MO 63139  Website I have always enjoyed factory tours to see how things are made, so I was excited when I saw an ad for factory tours at The Billy Goat Chip Company. While the whole facility was relatively small and the tour was relatively short, the boys and…

LegoLand – Kansas City

Located in Crown Center in Kansas City, MO   Website I suggest purchasing your tickets online in advance to guarantee entry at your requested time.  We logged in to reserve an entry time for a Friday on Thursday evening and all the morning spots were filled.  Instead, we took a 3:30pm entry time and it…

Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant

Three locations in the Kansas City, MO/Kansas City, KS area.  We visited the Crown Center location. Despite my oldest being in a funk the day of our visit, we had a bunch of fun! Outside of the Crown Center Restaurant, there is a train that the kids can climb on to get in the spirit!…

Jolly Jumps Open Play

Located at 400 Biltmore Dr. Suite 520. Fenton, MO 63026 Phone number: 636-333-9333   Website Tucked back in with industrial buildings is Jolly Jumps’ facility where they have five bounce houses and open room. Out of all of the bounce house facilities in St. Louis, we like this one the best since it allows for two full…

Myseum

Located at 283 Lamp and Lantern Village, Town and Country, MO 63017 Looking for something a little different to do with your kids? Don’t want to fight the crowds at Magic House? Then this is the place for you! This place has so much to do and is suitable for most kids.  Bonus – Kids…

Sky Zone – Fenton

Located at 631 Gravois Road, Fenton, MO 63026 (636.364.4444)  Website Looking for a way to wear out your energetic toddler? Looking to develop a healthy lifestyle for your kids? THIS is the place! We love attending the Friday toddler session at the Sky Zone in Fenton. Originally, they held one toddler session from 9 am –…

Wild Bird Sanctuary

Located at 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Road, Valley Park, MO 63088 (Open Daily 8a-5p) Website Though I have lived in St. Louis for most of my life, I have never been to the Wild Bird Sanctuary.  We visited just a few weeks ago and I was impressed! Upon arrival it didn’t look like much with a small…

Love Park

Located at 2239 Mason Lane, St. Louis, MO 63021 What a great little hidden gem of a park! Tucked behind the St. Louis Acura dealership on Manchester Rd., this park seemed relatively undiscovered. There are two rental shelters, the Muffin shelter and the Mary shelter.  The playground is next to the Mary shelter. There is a…