Area Excursions

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…

June was Out of this World at the Moonrise Hotel and Eclipse Restaurant

Many people are having a great time this summer staying at the Moonrise Hotel and also having a superb meal at the Eclipse Restaurant. Here are just some of the things our customers were saying in June. Hotels.com Hotels.com Reviewer 10/10 Great stay. This hotel was 10 times better than the last hotel we stayed at when we Read More…