These Gorgeous Photos of Snow-Covered St. Louis Make Us Forget Last Night's Awful Commute 

So your commute took two hours last night, you had a mountain of snow to scrape off your car this morning and it's bitterly cold outside. But maybe, just maybe, these beauty of a snowy day makes all the trouble worth it. 

St. Louisans took to their Instagram accounts during our first major snowfall of the year, and we must say, the outcome is rather beautiful. Take a look and remember these images as you start the trek home tonight. See, snow isn't all bad. 

click to enlarge There was one comment on this photo of Lafayette Square Park: "This is stunning." We tend to agree. - INSTAGRAM / LAFAYETTESQUARESTL
  • Instagram / lafayettesquarestl
  • There was one comment on this photo of Lafayette Square Park: "This is stunning." We tend to agree.


Central West End, that snow looks good on you. - INSTAGRAM / CWESCENE
  • Instagram / cwescene
  • Central West End, that snow looks good on you.


click to enlarge Breathtaking. - INSTAGRAM / FOXTHEATRESTL


Oh, you know, just being artsy in the snow. - INSTAGRAM / BSCHERLISS
  • Instagram / bscherliss
  • Oh, you know, just being artsy in the snow.


click to enlarge Words of wisdom from this Insta user at Lambert last night: "Always check the forecast when you agree to pick someone up from the airport a week in advance." - INSTAGRAM / WESTER_BRAD
  • Instagram / wester_brad
  • Words of wisdom from this Insta user at Lambert last night: "Always check the forecast when you agree to pick someone up from the airport a week in advance."


click to enlarge You have to admit, it's hard to beat that sunrise. - INSTAGRAM / TERRIKRUEGER
  • Instagram / terrikrueger
  • You have to admit, it's hard to beat that sunrise.


click to enlarge I mean, seriously, look at it. - INSTAGRAM / APIECEOFEACH


Naturally, the Missouri Botanical Garden looks gorgeous in all weather. - INSTAGRAM / MOBOTGARDEN
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  • Naturally, the Missouri Botanical Garden looks gorgeous in all weather.


click to enlarge And of course, we can't forget one of your favorite St. Louis landmarks, complete with a blanket of snow. - INSTAGRAM / SLPS_INFO
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  • And of course, we can't forget one of your favorite St. Louis landmarks, complete with a blanket of snow.

We may not feel this way tomorrow, by the time it's slushy and brown, but right now, we're feeling good about winter.


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