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Fall in Love with St. Louis

Fontbonne University is nestled in the beautiful, historic St. Louis suburb of Clayton, Missouri. Our campus is moments away from public transportation and within walking distance of Forest Park, the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Delmar Loop and countless restaurants and entertainment venues.

Planning a Trip

If you’re planning a visit to St. Louis, or eager to find out what you’ll be able to do once you start school here, check out our list of recommended attractions below! You can also visit the Explore St. Louis website for an even more comprehensive directory of what to do while you’re here.

Restaurants on the Delmar Loop (2 miles from Fontbonne)

Restaurants in Clayton (2 miles from Fontbonne)

The Boathouse at Forest Park (2.4 miles from Fontbonne)

Italian Restaurants in famous St. Louis neighborhood, “The Hill” (5 miles from Fontbonne)

Galleria Shopping Center (2.6 miles from Fontbonne)

Central West End (4 miles from Fontbonne)

Cherokee Street Antique Row (9 miles from Fontbonne)

Historic Main Street St. Charles (20 miles from Fontbonne)

The Pageant (2 miles from Fontbonne)

Saint Louis Art Museum (2 miles from Fontbonne)

Saint Louis Zoo (2.4 miles from Fontbonne)

Saint Louis Science Center (3.3. miles from Fontbonne)

Third Degree Glass Factory (3.6 miles from Fontbonne)

Chase Park Plaza Cinema (4 miles from Fontbonne)

Fabulous Fox Theatre (6 miles from Fontbonne)

Budweiser Brewery Tour (9.2 miles from Fontbonne)

Steinberg Ice Skating Rink (4 miles from Fontbonne)

Blues Enterprise Stadium (7.7 miles from Fontbonne)

Cardinals Busch Stadium (8.2 miles from Fontbonne)

Top Golf (18 miles from Fontbonne)

Living in St. Louis

Fontbonne is located in a beautiful suburb of metropolitan St. Louis. It’s surrounded by parks, museums, galleries, concert venues, restaurants, shopping and more. Take advantage of everything the city has to offer with many attractions within walking distance, and most others accessible using nearby public transportation.

Check out our full Living in St. Louis guide for a list of some of our favorite local spots!

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