Attractions & Amenities

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Lodge Features


  • Our large Great Room, with a huge elk antler chandelier, massive fireplace, heavy timber trusses, large wet bar, and a large three-story wall of windows overlooking Grant’s Trail, is perfect for entertaining.
  • Grand fireplace in main foyer
  • Fireplaces adorn our cozy sitting rooms located in the loft and lower levels – reserved as a quiet space, wonderful for reading books and meeting new friends.
  • The patio area is complete with umbrella seating, a white cedar swing, benches and a beautiful stone fire pit.
  • Green Room – a multi-season room complete with fireplace and twinkle light ceiling offers additional space for entertaining.
  • Hot breakfast included each morning.
  • Fireplace in every room.
  • Satellite TV in each room.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • All rooms have full private bathrooms. Each suite features a whirlpool tub.
  • Coffee maker in each room
  • Complimentary soft drinks for overnight guests
  • Other amenities may be arranged, at an additional fee, such as, Spa gift baskets, Champagne and Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Flowers, professional massage in room, Lodge Robes, etc. (Please call 314-638-3340 for details and pricing)

You may reserve one room or the entire lodge. Discounts apply to full lodge rental.

Our lodge is perfect for:


  • Extended stays, or Night or Weekend Getaways
  • Corporate Events & Meetings:
    • Meetings and Seminars
    • Conferences
    • Lunches
    • Award Ceremonies
    • Retirement Dinners
    • Cocktail Receptions
    • Dinners
    • Retreats
    • Christmas & Holiday Parties
  • Weddings and Rehearsal Dinners
    • Receptions
    • Indoor/outdoor ceremonies
    • Accommodations for Out of town guests
    • Bridal Showers & Luncheons
    • Anniversaries
  • And more:
    • Baby showers
    • Private, elegant holiday parties
    • Family reunions
attractions & amenities

St. Louis Attractions


While you’re visiting, take some time to enjoy a few of these great St. Louis attractions. There is so much more to do and see in St. Louis and the surrounding areas, please click here for Explore St. Louis

The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
a.k.a. The Gateway Arch
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St. Louis Zoo
The world renowned St. Louis Zoo voted “America’s Top Free Attraction” hosts over 5000 animals from 700 species, and includes an insectarium, interactive children’s zoo and miniature train ride throughout the 90-acre grounds. The zoo is free of charge.
The St. Louis Zoo

Union Station
Union Station

Anheuser Busch InBev Brewery
Home of St. Louis’ own Budweiser and the world famous Clydesdale horses. The brewery is open for daily tours. (ten minutes away)
www.budweisertours.com/

Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis
Internationally recognized, featuring changing exhibitions of the most relevant and innovative art being made today.
http://camstl.org/

The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
“The St. Louis Gateway Arch”
The Gateway Arch

The Daniel Boone Home
Home of the legendary hero Daniel Boone, built overlooking the Femme Osage Valley.
www.sccmo.org/1701/The-Historic-Daniel-Boone-Home

Missouri History Museum
Featuring Missouri history, from its founding in 1764, to the Spirit of St. Louis, the 1904 World’s Fair, Miles Davis, and the St. Louis Cardinals.
https://mohistory.org/

The City Museum
Interactive museum for children and adults.
The City Museum

St. Louis Science Center
St. Louis Science Center

Missouri Botanical Gardens
Missouri Botanical Gardens

St. Louis Cardinals Busch Stadium
http://stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com/stl/ballpark/

Grant’s Trail Hiking & Biking Trail
The entrance is right next to The Lodge at Grant Trail Grant’s Farm
http://www.grantsfarm.com/

The St. Louis Art Museum
Built as the Fine Arts Palace of the 1904 World’s Fair and one of the nation’s leading comprehensive art museums.
www.slam.org/

Grant’s Farm
Owned by the Busch family. The Deer Park is swarming with hundreds of animals from six continents that roam freely through the magnificent grounds. General Ulysses S. Grant plowed and planted this piece of land and his original log cabin is on the property. Grant’s Farm is considered to be the 7th best attraction nationwide.
http://www.grantsfarm.com/

Historic Kimswick (10 minutes south on Highway 55)
Where you can find almost anything you wanted to know about the great Midwest.
http://visitkimmswick.com/

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Original home of the largest prehistoric Native American city north of Mexico.
https://cahokiamounds.org/

The National Museum of Transportation
With over 70 locomotives, half of them “one-of-a-kind” or “sole survivors” of their type, the Museum has one of the most complete collections of American railroad motive power. Their collections of automobiles, buses, streetcars, aircraft, horse-drawn vehicles, and riverboat materials are constantly expanding to reflect the ever-changing nature of transportation.
The National Museum of Transportation

The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum
nationally acclaimed children’s museum offering hundreds of hands-on educational exhibits for kids.
The Magic House

The National Blues Museum
The National Blues Museum is the only museum dedicated exclusively to preserving and honoring the national and international story of the Blues and its impact on American culture in the United States. The National Blues Museum is also an ideal place to book your wedding, corporate dinner, or meeting.
The National Blues Museum

St. Louis Riverfront
St. Louis Riverfront & Laclede’s Landing restaurants, riverboats, and excursions Downtown St. Louis and Riverfront
St. Louis Riverfront

Scottrade Center
Hockey, basketball, concerts and all shows on ice Scotttrade Center
http://www.thescottradecenter.com/

Forest Park Home of the 1904
St. Louis World’s Fair, and one of the largest urban parks in the United States. At 1,293 acres, it is approximately 500 acres larger than Central Park in New York.
https://www.forestparkforever.org/

Jefferson Barracks Historic Park
Celebrating the 150 Year Anniversary of the Civil War.
www.stlouisco.com/ParksandRecreation/ParkPages/JeffersonBarracks

Casino Queen
www.casinoqueen.com/

River City Casino
Ameristar www.ameristar.com/

See our innkeeper for a list of restaurants in our area.

Clean and Quiet

“So clean and quiet, off the beaten path. Food and coffee was great and so was Clark! We will definitely be back!”

Great Venue

“A great venue for weddings. The staff did a wonderful job making my day special!”

It Was Perfect

“We stayed here on the night of our wedding, it was perfect! We stayed in the George Washington Suite. Breakfast the next day was also a perfect ending to the weekend. We were able to relax and enjoy. Thank you!”

Five Stars

“Two thumbs up!! Five stars! You will like it!”

Wedding Anniversary

We had my parents' 50th Wedding Anniversary party at the Lodge. It was absolutely perfect! The venue, food, bar service, accommodations for our out-of-town guests, planning with Scott was effortless”

Great Ambience

“Great ambience! Great breakfasts! Very helpful and accommodating staff. And thanks to Melissa for helping us solve a luggage problem. We enjoyed our time at the Lodge!”

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

“We hosted the Wedding Rehearsal Dinner at the Lodge for all our out of town family and guests - perfect experience; a showcase for St. Louis. Began our Honeymoon with our wedding night at the Lodge, no exageration....best accomodation and experience”

Romantic

“The Lodge at Grant's Trail is a quirky and romantic getaway that makes you feel you are nestled in the heart of a mountain lodge without the drive to the mountains!”

Nice, Clean & Cozy

“Room was very nice, clean, and cozy. Fireplace made the room very romantic. Breakfast was yummy. Staff was friendly. Definitely will stay there again.”