10 ways to escape the cold and beat cabin fever in St. Louis

We surveyed Monsanto employees on their favorite ways to beat cabin fever during the cold winter months in St. Louis. The following are the top destinations and activities that anyone can enjoy in St. Louis to beat the winter blues.

For Anyone

1. Anheuser Busch Brewery Tour 

The Anheuser Busch brewery, founded in 1852, is a landmark of St. Louis. All year round the brewery offers tours of its facilities to visitors of all ages. You’ll see the whole brewing process of the brewery’s popular beers as well as the stables of the iconic Clydesdales and the stable Dalmatian. At the end of the tour visitors are invited to enjoy the Hospitality Room where those of drinking age can enjoy samples of beer as well as soda and snacks.

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2. Blues Hockey

LET’S GO BLUES!! St. Louis Blues Hockey is action-packed and if you don’t mind the chill of an ice arena it’s a great way to show your St. Louis pride as well as escape the winter cold. Bring the family and cheer on the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis.

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For the Kids

3. City Museum

The city museum is 600,000 square-feet of fun. The city museum is a unique mixture of playground equipment, fun exhibits, and architectural marvels. The hands-on museum features tunnels, slides, and tons of other obstacles all constructed out of found objects and reclaimed material. It’s a great place to bring the family, make sure you wear clothes and shoes that can hold up to exploring the tunnels, slides, and obstacles.

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4. The Magic House

The Magic House is the destination for children in St. Louis. The family-friendly museum features educational and hands-on exhibits for kids. Beat cabin fever and check out the Magic House for a day of family fun.

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5. Science Center

The Science Center has something for all ages. It’s an interactive and fun learning experience. In addition to the interactive exhibits at the center you can also visit the nearby planetarium or the Omnimax theater.

Find out what the Science Center has to offer »

For the Music Lovers

6. The Sheldon Concert Hall

Lovers of music and the visual arts should seek out the Sheldon Concert Hall for respite from the winter blues. Located in the Grand Center arts district of St. Louis the art gallery features St. Louis artists, photography, architecture, and many other wonderful exhibits and the concert hall brings a variety of performers to entertain.

Learn more about The Sheldon »

7. Jazz at the Bistro

Located in in St. Louis’s Grand Center arts district the Jazz Bistro is a great destinations for lovers of the arts. Make sure to reserve some seats and experience jazz music in an intimate and comfortable seating room.

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8. The Pageant on Delmar

If you’re in the mood for a concert the Pageant is the place to check out regardless of the weather conditions. The indoor facility is easily one of the favorite concert facilities in the St. Louis area and it’s a great way to stay entertained during the cold winter months in St. Louis.

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9. St. Louis Symphony

The second-oldest symphony orchestra in the U.S., the St. Louis Symphony, performs at Powell Hall, a historic St. Louis theater. Lovers of the arts will enjoy the gorgeous theater as well as the beautiful music of the amazing artists that perform at Powell Hall.

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10.   The St. Louis Civic Orchestra

Family-friendly, featuring pops and classical music, and with ticket prices around $12 it's a great deal and a great way to warm up a chilly winter evening!

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