Area Excursions

Hunter’s Moon

On October 20, 2020, Hunter’s Moon will be full in the cooling night sky. Who decided that this moon is named after hunting? Well, Let’s find out together. Why is it called Hunter’s Moon? The Hunter’s Moon is the late October full moon. During this time of year, game animals are fattening up for winter Read More…

Tiki Party at the Moonrise Hotel

Summer is now behind us, so let’s welcome in Autumn with a Tiki Party! The Moonrise Hotel will be hosting a rooftop Tiki Party this Thursday, September 30th. The South Pacific Polynesian cultures were masters of using the celestial night sky to chart their way across vast oceans. Their exploration abilities helped spread their culture Read More…

Sturgeon Moon

On August 22, 2021, there will be a beautiful Sturgeon Moon up in the celestial heavens. Who would have guessed that a Moon phase has the same name as a fish? Well, it’s true, and it will be a full moon too! Why is it called the Sturgeon Moon? The Sturgeon Moon did not get Read More…

Buck Moon

On July 23rd, 2021, there will be a beautiful Buck Moon in the midnight sky; it will be a full moon, too! You might be thinking, “Whoa, what a weird name for a moon, where did the name Buck Moon come from?”. Let’s find out. Why is it called a Buck Moon? The Buck Moon Read More…

Take a Tour of the Arch

The Saint Louis Arch, also known as the¬†Gateway Arch, is the most iconic building in Saint Louis. Built-in 1965 to symbolize Saint Louis’s historic position as America’s “Gateway to the West”, it has become a symbol of what the city was and what it is today. Visiting the Arch is a popular stop for those Read More…