Destination guide

The friendly city of Clayton awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Clayton. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, shopping and zoo. Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Clayton

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Clayton a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Louis Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Grants Farm (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Creve Coeur Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Myseum (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Clayton

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Clayton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Blackburn Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Forest Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Pagoda Circle (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Jewel Box (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Kirkwood Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Clayton

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 15 mi (24.1 km) away.

Consider catching the metro at Clayton Station or Forsyth Station to more easily navigate the city.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Clayton?

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 Clayton:

  • Downtown: 233 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 47 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 54 vacation rentals
  • Benton Park: 54 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 75 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 Clayton?

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

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital: 406 vacation rentals
  • Washington University: 406 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags St. Louis: 73 vacation rentals
  • Busch Stadium: 392 vacation rentals
  • America's Center Convention Complex: 398 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Clayton 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 Condos/Apartments in Clayton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 199 Condos/Apartments in Clayton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Clayton include:

  • Houses: 121 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Clayton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Clayton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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