Posts Tagged “Gateway Arch”

Day 5 – Chain of Rocks Bridge

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Day 5 – Chain of Rocks Bridge

Day 5 – Our next big stop – the Chain of Rocks Bridge.  This bridge is 1 miles long with a 20-degree bend.  Closed to automobile traffic, it is a fun and scenic walk.  As a result of it being a 2 mile walk, plan your time.  It closes at dusk.

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Day 5 – Gateway Arch

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Day 5 – Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch, aka Saint Louis Arch, is a monument.  It’s not a functional building, per se, but a monument built for tourist to visit.  Okay… It’s a government owned tourist trap.

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Day 4 – Rolling in to Saint Louis

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Day 4 – Rolling in to Saint Louis

Rolling in to Saint Louis We’re rolling in to Saint Louis and surrounding areas.  I saw the arch for a brief moment, but we were in a no-stopping-zone so I couldn’t get a photo. We saw this brick church and stopped to photograph it.  While churches may not be the most popular thing on Route…

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Gateway Arch

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Gateway Arch

We are going to see the Gateway Arch (aka St. Louis Arch).  We’ll take Historic Route 66 (next to our hotel) and head in to downtown St. Louis.
On our way I saw some cool neon signs typical for the 1920s and 1930s.  We stopped to take pictures.

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