Cherry blossoms, vanilla orchids, cactai, a pumpkin village and 3,000 exotic butterflies are just a few unique attractions featured at our favorite botanical gardens in the US.
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The Gateway to the West
Built as a memorial to Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase, which made westward expansion possible, the Gateway Arch is St. Louis' most visible symbol. Yet the city lays claim to much more, including a vibrant riverfront and a number of interesting museums, such as the City Museum.