Laclede's Landing, commonly called The Landing, is a popular entertainment district located in St. Louis.
Located just north of the Eads Bridge on the Mississippi Riverfront, the Landing is a multi-block collection of cobblestone streets and vintage brick-and-cast-iron warehouses dating from 1850 through 1900, now converted into shops, restaurants, and bars.
Today, Laclede's Landing, a nine-block industrial area that once housed companies producing coffee, leather goods, mattresses, tobacco, whiskey, candy, and machinery for the barges, features some of the most distinctive restaurants and sidewalk cafes in St. Louis. Visitors to Laclede's Landing can experience the charm of cobblestone streets and century old brick and cast iron facade buildings as they browse through specialty gift shops.
During the day, the historical district is also home to people who work at the many offices located on the edge of the Mississippi River. At night, horse drawn carriages and live music add to the atmosphere of one of the premier entertainment areas in St. Louis. Nearby, sightseeing excursions and gaming boats offer additional choices for entertainment.
Laclede's Landing offers a multitude of places to eat, drink, and be entertained. The following businesses are part of Laclede's Landing:
- Doctor John's
- Gibbol's Novelties and Costumes
- St. Louis Souvenirs
- Four Seasons Hotel
- Hampton Inn Gateway Arch
Horse-drawn carriages are also available for hire on Laclede's Landing. The carriage rides will take you past view of many downtown sights. They can be hired on the riverfront, at downtown hotels, and at First & Morgan streets on Laclede's Landing. They are available nightly after 4:00pm. There are 2 Carriage companies who provide this service. St. Louis Carriage Company and Brookdale Farms. Drivers are paid by gratuity only, so remember to tip well.
General vicinity of the Landing: <googlemap lat="38.630433" lon="-90.183399" zoom="17" width="700" controls="large">38.630466, -90.18401, Lacledes Landing Blvd St Louis, MO38.63019, -90.182691</googlemap>