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-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Clayton a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre. 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.

Where to stay around Clayton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 403 holiday lettings near Clayton. From 242 Flats to 133 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Clayton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Clayton:

  • Soulard: 57 holiday homes
  • Central West End: 64 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 274 holiday homes
  • The Southampton: 18 holiday homes
  • Southwest Garden: 58 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Clayton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Clayton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Center of Creative Arts: 458 holiday lettings
  • Sugar Creek Park: 469 holiday lettings
  • Westport Plaza: 480 holiday lettings
  • Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum: 439 holiday lettings
  • Grants Farm: 458 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Clayton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 242 Flats in Clayton. Our other popular types of Clayton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 133 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Clayton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Clayton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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