The St. Louis Wheel is open and ready to bring you full circle! The 200-foot Ferris wheel rises above St. Louis Union Station with endless views of the city. The St. Louis Wheel has 1.6 million LED lights and 42 enclosed climate-controlled gondolas. The Ferris wheel will take you on three to four rotations—lasting 15 minutes— over the St. Louis skyline.
Book your stay at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton and explore the St. Louis Wheel and the happenings close by! Here are the top Union Station attractions:
The Soda Fountain
Craving something delicious? Head to the BRAND NEW St. Louis Union Station Soda Fountain to satisfy your cravings. Whether you’re looking for sweets or want the tasty counter-top classics— There is something for everyone. Favorites include their griddled double cheeseburger, chili and onion rings, but save room for their most Instagrammable items on the menu, the Freak Shakes! These picture perfect shakes feature over the top garnishes like suckers, whole cookies, cupcakes, pretzels, potato chips, cinnamon buns and more.
Everyone loves a little putt-putt golf! Mini golf is fun activity for families, beginner golfers, and expert golfers. The 18-hole course features interactive elements and has an incredible background—the St. Louis Wheel!
Hop on the Union Station Carousel and ride the horses and the exotic animals. You are never too old to take a spin. A classic carousel ride will bring you back to the days as a young child.
Indoor Rope Course
Are you up for the challenge? Head to the indoor rope course and put your strength to the test and see if you can climb up three stories. Once you get to the top, you will be rewarded with the views of Union Station. The course features 45 obstacles and 90,000 cubic feet of climbing.
If you love the thrill of getting lost then come to the mirror maze. This interactive experience will leave you to navigate through a labyrinth of mirrors. The setting is inspired by the 1904 World Fair!
Aquatic Life at the St. Louis Aquarium
The latest Union Station attraction set to open in late 2019—The St. Louis Aquarium. The state-of-the-art aquarium will have best in-class technology, animal care, education, and conservation. The St. Louis aquarium is over 120,000 square feet and features 13,000 animals, 257 species, and 44 exhibits.
The Ultimate Holiday Experience: THE POLAR EXPRESS™
If you visit during the holidays you must book a train ride on THE POLAR EXPRESS! This is a memorable and magical experience with your family. When you stay at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel Curio Collection by Hilton, you can take advantage of the Polar Express package!
It’s easy to spend a weekend checking out the St. Louis Wheel and other Union Station attractions. We welcome you to stay at any of the Hilton Locations in St. Louis!