Destination guide

The historic city of Lafayette Square awaits you

The area's architecture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Lafayette Square. This city's restaurants, sporting events and shopping draw many visitors. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Lafayette Square

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Lafayette Square a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Louis Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Grants Farm (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • World Aquarium (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Eckert’s Millstadt Farm (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lafayette Square

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lafayette Square is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Citygarden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Compton Hill Reservoir Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Lucas Garden Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lafayette Square

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 23.5 mi (37.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Lafayette Square, Saint Louis?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 51 vacation rentals near Lafayette Square. From 21 house rentals to 20 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lafayette Square are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Lafayette Square?

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 Lafayette Square:

  • Downtown: 286 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 65 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 67 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 80 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 88 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Lafayette Square?

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

  • Busch Stadium: 460 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Zoo: 475 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium/World Aquarium: 472 vacation rentals
  • Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park: 487 vacation rentals
  • Washington University: 475 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lafayette Square listed on Vrbo 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 Lafayette Square?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 21 Houses in Lafayette Square. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lafayette Square include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 9 rentals available
  • Studios: 14 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Lafayette Square?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 47 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Lafayette Square. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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