They're a-maize-ing. They're corny. They're just plain fun. Getting lost and found in a corn maze is a Midwestern tradition, and you can find corn mazes throughout the metro area's agricultural communities. Here are a few of the largest mazes in the area.
Enjoy spectacular views of the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers and Confluence Point State Park.Photo courtesy Missouri State Parks.
Hiking can be a fun way for children to experience the outdoors and develop an appreciation for nature. The St. Louis area offers numerous trails of varying levels of difficulty, so whether you're hiking with a stroller, a toddler or an adventurous teen, check out these best bets for scenic, local hiking trails.
Those who have had the pleasure of taking a trail ride know that there are few things that can compare to exploring nature by horseback. There's something enticing about a horse's gentle rocking gait, the melodic clip-clop of its sure-footed hooves and the higher vantage point the animal provides. Other horse lovers prefer the sense of pride and accomplishment that comes with working as a team to master horsemanship, jumping and other challenges in traditional equestrian competitions. Whether your family is looking for a simple trail ride, classic equestrian training or a more rugged cowboy experience, you can find it all at these St. Louis-area stables.