21 Things to Do in St. Louis This Fall Before It Gets Too Cold
We all have one eye on the clock these days as the seasons change. Just two weeks ago it stopped being deathly hot. Then last week the leaves started turning colors.
To be honest, it made us panic a bit. It’s going to be cold again soon, and we’re going to be locked away until the spring! But right now we're in this transition time when nobody knows exactly what range of temperatures each day will bring.
What can you do now to get out and have fun while the weather is still weirdly delightful? We have quite a few parka-free ideas for you. Take our advice and seize the day before it's too late.
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Take one last trip on your favorite river before it gets too cold to be near water.
Which kind of “trip” and which river? That’s up to you, friend.
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Pack up your pup and stop by Laumeier Sculpture Park.
You can finally visit without sweating your life out.
Ride the Ferris wheel on the roof of the City Museum.
The wind won’t whip you right now.
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Go for a hike at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center or Castlewood Park.
You can spot the very first changing trees.
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Go day drinking at Fast Eddie’s.
It’s the perfect combination of indoors and outdoors.
Bike the Katy Trail.
Biking in a cool breeze is close to heaven.
Go for a long after-work walk in a new neighborhood.
Pretty soon it will be dark by 6 p.m. and all you’ll want to do is cry.
Go to a late-September Cardinals game.
Watching baseball while wearing a sweatshirt is ideal — and this year, there are plenty of tickets to be found.
Go clubbing while it's still warm enough to party without lugging around a coat.
Or without paying a coat check fee.
Go to Augusta for some outdoor wine drinking while it’s cool outside but not too cool.
It’s perfect pinot noir weather.