Eureka is a city located in Missouri, in the St. Louis County. In 1858, Eureka was settled as a village and until 1890 the village already had 100 houses. As a city, Eureka Missouri was incorporated much later, in 1954. In present, Eureka has a total of 10.000 people on an area of 10 square miles. If you plan to visit Eureka, make sure you get to see its great attractions.
Top Attractions within Eureka
Old Town Eureka is the old part of the town, famous for the great amount of antique shops you can find here. All the antique shops are at a walking distance one from another. Annually, a candlelight tour is made in Eureka and in this specific night, all antique shops are open. Not only old buildings and antique furniture are the attractions of Old Town Eureka Missouri, but also the most popular restaurants in town.
St. Louis County Library is the most busy public library in the state and home of more than 12 million books. The library has 20 branches and exists since 1947. Here is the perfect place to go if you want to stay informed even during a vacation or a work trip.
Six Flags St. Louis was formerly known as Six Flags over Mid-America and is located within the limits of Eureka Missouri. The park opened in 1971 and was entirely built and owned by Six Flags. The park currently has 8 themed areas - Illinois, Studio Backlot, Britannia, DC Comics Plaza, Choteau's Market, 1904 World's Fair, Gateway to the West and Bugs Bunny National Park. Six Flags St. Louis has 8 roller coasters: River King Mine Train, Screamin' Eagle, Ninja, Batman, Mr. Freeze, The Boss, Pandemonium and American Thunder. Other attractions of the park include 15 adults rides and 9 children rides.