St. Louis encompasses an independent
city in the State of Missouri and its metropolitan area (Greater St.
Louis). It is the second largest city in Missouri after Kansas City,
but has the state's largest metropolitan area population. The city,
which is named after Louis IX of France, is adjacent to, but not
part of, St. Louis County, Missouri and has a population of 352,572.
The Greater St. Louis area, which includes counties in the states of
Missouri and Illinois, is the 18th largest in the United States. The
city has several common nicknames, including the "Gateway City",
"Gateway to the West", "Baseball City USA", and "Mound City". St.
Louis has neither large mountains nor large bodies of water to
moderate its temperature. On
the Web:St. Louis
BASEBALL ROADTRIP GUIDE
-Ballpark: Busch Stadium -Tenant: St. Louis Cardinals -Opened: April 10, 2006
-Capacity: 46,816 -Cost:
$344 Million -Dimensions: 336-L, 390-LC, 400-C, 390-RC, 335-R
100 N. 4th St.
St. Louis, Missouri 63102 On
Transit: Mass transit consist of the city bus system and
light-rail train system that connects the airport to downtown
and parts of the Metro East. On the
-Taxi: Allen Cab: 314-241-7722
StL Auto Cab: 314-241-5022 -Parking: Pay lots available downtown On the Web: Downtown Parking -Alternatives:
Bike and Walking Paths