Webster Groves, Missouri, in the heart of St. Louis County, has received national recognition for its appeal as a “perfect” suburb. From its grand, historic homes with wrap-around porches to the stately, old trees lining its streets, anyone would be hard-pressed to find something not to like about this suburban oasis.
The Webster Groves Parks and Recreation Department provides a wealth of amenities to its residents, including the Action Park, an in-line skating rink and skate park; the Aquatic Center, which includes three pools and a spray-park playground; ice arena; tennis courts, and a recreation complex/community center. The city’s Older Adult Activity Center, open to adults 55+ in and around Webster Groves at a mere $5 per year, offers several programs for seniors.
Webster Groves’ K-12 students are served by the Webster Groves School District, which has been recognized for “Distinction in Performance” from the Missouri Department of Education for several years.
Webster Groves shopping options seem endless. Check out Old Orchard’s diverse unique events, shops and restaurants include Salt of the Earth – a shop filled with stunning, one-of-a-kind artists’ creations – and Big Sky Café, which redefines comfort food. Head over to Old Webster to stroll the scenic business district while you indulge in more retail therapy, or for its fun events, including a summer night street dance, Christmas Open House, and the uber-popular annual Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival.
Don’t miss Serendipity, located in the heart of Webster Groves, for the best homemade ice cream in St. Louis.
Those interested in mall-type shopping are just a short drive from with the St. Louis Galleria, the metro area’s premier shopping destination, where St. Louis’s “best stores put their best store.”
The neighboring city of Kirkwood offers a veritable gold mine of shopping and entertainment options, including its acclaimed Farmer’s Market, unique boutiques, art galleries and endless dining options.
Webster Groves, Missouri. Could this historic, neighborly city be your next home?