On Monday I shared about part one of our 2015 family vacation
. Today I wanted to finish off the details of the rest of our trip and dump a
lot more photos on you.
Day 3 started out at the St. Louis Science Center. Another free attraction that St. Louis has to offer. We arrived there before we opened and managed to snag one of the free parking places too!
The building has a planetarium on one side of the highway and the science center on the other with this walkway over the highway connecting them.
All that time building this and seconds before I snapped a photo a little kid pushed it over.
So we built it again.
This is their “space walk”.
This photo shows their personalities to a T. Marissa unsure, Emily silly.
Day # 3 of tons of walking. We were all feeling pretty done by this point but still smiling.
After a quick stop by the hotel we went to have dinner with and visit Russ’ Grandparents. We were also able to see his Uncle and Aunt too. It is always so nice seeing them.
Day four was our last day and I knew I wanted to take the girls to get a close up look at the arch. We have drove past it countless times but it is pretty hard to beat getting an up close look.
Plus you “have” to touch it.
The mighty Mississippi “Pond” as Emily called it. Tons of rain and flooding has the river pretty high right now. With all the droughts out west us Mid-westerners are feeling pretty guilty over the insane amount of rain we have had.
And a trip down town wouldn’t be complete without a look at the ball park.
Marissa tried taking a photo of us… not to bad.
Our last St. Louis stop was a trip to Grants Farm also known as the Budweiser farm.
We met Lee a 19 year old Budweiser Clydesdale. He was super sweet.
Checked out the Clydesdale farm
Took a train ride through Deer Park.
Fed some camels.
Rode another carousel.
Plus we made an elephant friend.
It was by far the hottest day of our trip so I decided to be a yes mom. The girls ran through the sprinklers until they were almost soaked.
A little more walking around and we were headed to the car to make the 4.5 hour drive back home.
We haven’t made a trip like this with the girls in YEARS. It was such a blessing and so much fun. I am so, so glad we decided to get out of town together and hope we can make many more trips like this together in the future.