Destination guide

The lush setting of Central West End is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's cathedral, architecture and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Central West End. Renowned for its restaurants, zoo and entertainment, this city welcomes all visitors. Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Central West End

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Central West End a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Louis Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Grants Farm (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • World Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Creve Coeur Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Central West End

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Central West End is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Compton Hill Reservoir Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Jewel Box (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Pagoda Circle (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Forest Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Central West End

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at Central West End Station or Grand Station to more easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Central West End?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 99 vacation rentals near Central West End. From 11 Houses to 84 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Central West End for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Central West End?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central West End:

  • Downtown: 318 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 70 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 78 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 100 vacation rentals
  • Lafayette Square: 53 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Central West End?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Central West End. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital: 526 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis: 529 vacation rentals
  • World Chess Hall of Fame: 528 vacation rentals
  • Central West End Station: 528 vacation rentals
  • Busch Stadium: 513 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central West End listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Central West End?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Central West End. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Central West End include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 84 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 75 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Central West End?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 79 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Central West End. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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