5 Not-So-Far-Away Day Trips To Take This Holiday Season
There are plenty of amazing holiday events and light displays in Quincy, Hannibal, and the surrounding Tri-State area. But if you're up for a little day trip down 61, there are several fun events and activities to check out in the St. Louis area...
Running every day through December (except Christmas through December 30th), the Polar Express Train Ride is an experience you just need to take. Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and Santa (of course). And don't wait, because tickets go quickly. Learn more at this link.
Lights, lights, and more lights. Take a walk through the beautiful Botanical Gardens in St. Louis and enjoy the thousands of Christmas Lights on display. Enjoy s'mores, festive drinks, and several photo opportunities with the family.
Since Quincy is no longer home to the Avenue of the Lights, you can take a short drive and check out the festive lights at Gateway Motorsports Park. This is the first in what we hope will be an annual tradition for the raceway.
Another park to enjoy lights is Tilles Park. They even offer carriage rides throughout the park on Saturdays.