Register now for the 2012 YALSA Young Adult Literature Symposium, "The Future of Young Adult Literature: Hit Me with the next Big Thing” held in the heart of Downtown St. Louis. Plan your trip today! Take some extra time while you’re in town to see the attractions, do some shopping, and try some great restaurants.
If you like exploring museums check out Campbell House, City Museum, The Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum, or Laclede’s Landing Wax Museum.
If you prefer to be more active, go bowling at Flamingo Bowl, try rock climbing at the Upper Limits Indoor Rock Gym, or take a stroll around Citygarden. Of course, get the bird’s eye view from the Gateway Arch at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.
Visit Charm Boutique for unique jewelry and gifts, find interesting pieces at MarcoSun International, browse the new and used books at Left Bank Books, and check out the 20 artists displaying (and selling) one-of-a kind art at the new arts collective at the Mercantile Exchange. Sample one of the 76 flavors of Gooey Butter Cake at Park Avenue Coffee, the winner of the Food Network’s “Food Feuds” Best Gooey Butter Cake prize.