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Downtown St. Louis City Tour

Our most popular tour!! Travel through time and experience St. Louis in a fun and unique way!  See architecture dating back to the 1800s, then move forward in time to the new state-of-the-art Busch Stadium - home of the 2012 World Champion Cardinals!  How about a mixture of "now and then" when you visit the newly remolded Peabody Opera House! St. Louisans and visitors alike have enjoyed the many sites and have learned about the great city of St. Louis!  Your Downtown St. Louis City tour will take you to more than a dozen fun architectural and historical sights of interest: 

  • Glide around in front of the Gateway Arch grounds
  • Cruise over Eads Bridge - the oldest bridge across the Mighty Mississippi in St. Louis
  • See the Old Cathedral
  • Romp around Kiener Plaza
  • Enjoy the new City Garden
  • Visit Historic City Hall
  • Check out Busch Stadium
  • ... and many more

$69.95 per person, plus tax
Approximate tour experience is 3 hours

The Historic Downtown St. Louis City Tour begins at the Downtown Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, 2340 Market Street.  The Courtyard offers a comfortable atmosphere that offers easy access to all Downtown St. Louis city as to offer.  Consider a night's stay either before or after your tour!   Click their web link above or call 314-241-9111.  (map)

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Forest Park Tour

Tour the site of the 1904 World's Fair -- St. Louis' own Forest Park! Forest Park is one of St. Louis' most treasured resources and the home to many of the region's cultural institutions.  It attracts millions of visitors annually!  This park atmosphere fosters several ecosystems and much beauty.  Spring, Summer, and Fall, the Park changes with the seasons.  Come see why St. Louis considers Forest park its "Crown Jewel".  Gliding along the streets and sidewalks you will see:

  • The site of the 1904 World's Fair Opening Ceremony – the Grand Basin
  • The Art Museum – one of the remaining structures from the World’s Fair
  • The Planetarium
  • The Jewel Box
  • The History Museum
  • The St. Louis Zoo
  • The Municipal Opera House
  • … and many more

$69.95 per person, plus tax
Approximate tour experience is 3 hours

The Forest Park Tour begins at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel, 212 North Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, MO  63108.  Consider an elegant night's stay either before or after your tour!  Their web site may be found at www.chaseparkplaza.com or call 314-633-1000   (map)

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Historic Soulard & Lafayette Square Neighborhood Tour

Take a fun and leisurely glide through two of St. Louis' oldest and most charming neighborhoods -- Soulard and Lafayette Square!  The tour will highlight the neighborhood's differing ethnic groups, architectural splendors and diversity, and well-known tourist attractions.  Learn the roles these two adjoining neighborhoods played in the initial developement of St. Louis as one of the major cities in the United States!  While gliding along the streets of these historic areas, you will visit such places as:

  • The Anheuser Busch Brewery
  • St. John Nepomuk Church
  • Soulard Farmers Market
  • St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
  • Lafayette Square Park
  • Victorian houses and Mansions
  • The 9th Street Abby
  • The old City Hospital
  • ... and many more

$69.95 per person, plus tax
Approximate tour experience is 3 hours

   The Historic Soulard & Lafayette Square Neighborhood Tour begins at Sqwire's Restaurant, 1415 South 18th Street, St. Louis, MO  63104.  Located in the historic Lafayette Square neighborhood, in the former Western Wire Factory, SqWires’ setting is a picture-perfect renovation of an old Victorian building  Visit them before or after your Segway tour for a taste of Lafayette Square and a cold drink!  Find more information on the web at sqwires.com or call 314-865-3522.            (map)

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Bellefontaine Cemetery - The Life & Times of St. Louis

Beer barons, statesmen, artists, entrepreneurs, pioneers in exploration and human rights advocates are among the 87,000 who rest permanently at Bellefontaine Cemetery. Tour this active, 314 acre rural cemetery founded in 1849!  See the art, sculpture, history and legacy of St Louis and its culture. Explore the lives of some of the “Giants” that rest here.  If you've taken our Forest Park tour, you will love the atmosphere of this park-like cemetery!  The Segways are provided by Glide St. Louis and the tour is hosted by one of the guides of Bellefontaine.  Glide the Cemetery and view the thousands of citizens who built, worked and lived in our great city of St. Louis.  A few of the notables you will see:

  • William Clark - Explorer, Lewis & Clark
  • Adolphus Busch - Anheuser Busch founder
  • Sara Teasdale - Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
  • Robert Brookings - Founder, Brookings Institute
  • Irma Rombauer - Author, Joy of Cooking
  • James Eads - Builder of Eads Bridge
  • William Burroughs - Author of Naked Lunch
  • Susan Blow - Founder of Kindergarten movement
  • James McDonnell - Founder, McDonnell Douglas
  • Lemp Family - Beer Barons
  • General Don Buell - Civil War General
  • Wainwright Tomb - designed by Louis Sullivan

 

$69.95 per person, plus tax
Approximate tour experience is 3 hours

  The Bellefontaine Cemetery Life & Times Tour begins at the Cemetary Office, 4947 West Florissant Avenue St. Louis, MO 63115-1496.  Cemetery tours require a party of 4 or more to book.  If you'd like more information on Bellefontaine Cemetery or other ways to visit them their web site is http://bellefontainecemetery.org or call 314-381-0750.
                 Note: This is not a "ghost" or "haunted" tour.  (map)

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Holiday Lights Display Tour

This is a seasonal tour every Monday in December, 2013. Santa himself will lead you -- his team of high tech reindeer -- through the Ft. Zumwalt Park's Holiday Lights Display!  All the Segways will be decorated with lighted holiday wreaths.  Each rider will be wearing an "antlered" helmet to complete the "Santa and his eight tiny reindeer" holiday look.  Will you be Dancer, Dasher, Comet, or Blitzen???  Pictures will be taken of each team as you head out.  We will gladly email you copies, free of charge.  Sure to be hit as your family Christmas Card Picture!  Complimentary hot chocolate will be available at the end of your tour as well.  Click here for information: 2013

Click here to see pictures 2012!

$30.00 per person
Approximate tour experience is 1 hour

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Charter Tours and Events

We can set up a personal charter tour or event for you or your business in St. Louis or surrounding areas. Have a location or activity in mind? We will work with you to make your birthday, anniversary, business event or other special day a memorable one.

Looking for a Team Building activity? A visit with Glide St. Louis Tours is an excellent choice.  Call us today for pricing and availability!  314-868-7386

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