The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, also known as the Gateway Arch (or simply “The Arch”), is located near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in St. Louis, Missouri. It was built to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase and the establishment of the first civil government west of the Mississippi River. Today, visitors may travel to the top of the monument, enjoy scenic cruises on the Mississippi River and much more!
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 38 minutes
Six Flags St. Louis is home to wild rides, such as the SUPERMAN™ Tower of Power and BATMAN™ – The Ride, plus the kid-oriented Bugs Bunny™ National Park, a Water Park, and a wide variety of entertainment, dining and shopping opportunities. Whatever your pleasure, the entire family will enjoy a getaway adventure at Six Flags St. Louis and you can get Discount Six Flags Tickets right here at Pin Oak Creek RV Park!
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 9 minutes
Grant’s Farm offers many exciting animal encounters at the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family. Located just south of the city of St. Louis, the Farm is home to more than 1,000 animals representing more than 100 different species from six continents. In the 1850s, future U.S. president Ulysses S. Grant founded and farmed a portion of the 281 acres. Today, this land is preserved as a living symbol of the Busch family’s love for animals and Anheuser-Busch’s commitment to wildlife conservation and preservation.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 23 minutes
The St. Louis Zoo offers a wide variety of family sights and activities to enjoy at the various “Zoo Zones” found throughout the facility. At the River’s Edge you can take a walk where elephants are at play, cheetahs dart across a dry plain and hyenas watch warily! In “The Wild,” you’ll explore everything from polar icecaps to tropical rain forests, seeing penguins, bears and great apes along the way. The “Discovery Corner” offers pet-friendly bunnies and goats, a live butterfly exhibit and other hands-on fun. “Historic Hill” has 1920s architecture, primates, birds and reptiles. “The Red Rocks” offers views of lions, tigers and other big cats, plus zebras, giraffes and antelope. “The Lakeside Crossing” has everything from refreshments to souvenirs.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 28 minutes
Budweiser Brewery Tours offers you an opportunity to see how its products are made at its historic St. Louis, Missouri brewery. See state-of-the art facilities, including brew houses, beechwood aging cellars and packaging facilities. Following the tours, guests 21 years of age or older are invited to enjoy complimentary samples of Anheuser-Busch products including the latest in seasonal brews. Soft drinks and snacks are also served. Browse the gift shop for that perfect souvenir.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 36 minutes
Purina Farms offers a tourist center and two canine competition areas. Shows, field events, hands-on activities and exhibits reinforce the bond between pets and their people. Come watch obedience shows and grooming demonstrations. Children have a petting area and can also milk a cow and play in the hayloft. The 10-acre Canine Competition Center hosts herding trial, lure coursing, whippet races and more.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 8 minutes
Meramec Caverns lay beneath the fertile, rolling hills of the Meramec Valley. The mineral formations and colors, as rare and unique as they are beautiful, are jewels of nature that took thousands of years to grow. Guided tours of the largest commercial cave in Missouri lead to an ancient limestone “Wine Table,” a “7-story Mansion” and much more. Tours are well lit, safe and handicap-accessible.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 18 minutes
The Missouri Botanical Garden invites you to explore a wide variety of historically and culturally themed gardens and other attractions, including museums, the stunning Climatron® conservatory’s geodesic dome, the Missouri Adventure for Children, historic homes and much more!
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 29 minutes
Shaw Nature Reserve, a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden, includes four square miles of Ozark Border landscape, managed plant collections and historic buildings. The preserve aims to inspire responsible stewardship of our environment through education, restoration and protection of natural habitats for public enjoyment of the natural world.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 7 minutes
The Wineries of Missouri Wine Country invite you to come “Taste the Renaissance” as Missouri Wineries experience a resurgence in interest for the wines of America’s heartland. Missouri’s rolling hills bring a long growing season that is perfect for realizing the full potential of extraordinary grape varietals such as Cynthiana/Norton, Vignoles, Seyval and Chambourcin. Come explore the wines and wineries of Missouri!
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 35 – 60 minutes
Busch Stadium is home to the St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball team. Baseball fans enjoy access to a variety of family activities, from browsing in the gift shop to video games and picnics. Visitors can also view St. Louis baseball history by seeing memorabilia from its beginnings in 1892 to present in the Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum. Some of the great players represented include Dizzy Dean, Rogers Hornsby, Stan Musial, Ken Boyer, Lou Brock, Bob Gibson and Red Schoendienst.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 34 minutes
The St. Louis Cardinals, also known as “the Cards” and “the Redbirds”, is a legendary Major League Baseball team in the Central Division of the National League. Since 1882, the professional baseball team of St. Louis has served up world class sports entertainment that “knocks it out of the park”! Come experience the baseball magic of a St. Louis Cardinals game.
The Magic House Children’s Science Museum engages all children with hands-on learning experiences that encourage experimentation, creativity and the development of problem-solving skills. This place of beauty, wonder, joy and magic offers exhibits and programs that reflect the special abilities and interests of children. Come enjoy a safe, wholesome and stimulating environment where families can learn together, laugh together and be together.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 24 minutes
Daniel Boone’s Missouri Home and the Boonesfield Village is a campus of the Lindenwood University system. Come visit the grand, four-story home of Daniel Boone, his last permanent residence and where he died in 1820. The adjoining village offers a look into living history with lovingly reconstructed buildings and center for the study of history, traditional arts, natural sciences and ethics.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 42 minutes
The Jesse James Wax Museum sits just off I-44 at the Stanton exit. Owner Francena Turilli believes that Jesse James wasn’t really shot to death in 1882 — she believes he died of old age in the small town of Granbury, Texas in 1952. Missouri is the “Show Me State” and that is just what this museum does with a guided tour of photographs, artifacts and wax figures.
Average Drive From Pin Oak Creek RV Park: 16 minutes
Distance To More Great Family Activities
- River Floats: 20 – 40 minutes
- Golf Courses: 10 – 20 minutes
- Antiquing: 10 – 40 minutes
- River Tours: 39 minutes