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10 Things to Do in Maryland Heights

The St. Louis metro is practically at your fingertips, only a 20-minute drive away. Spend a night out on the town enjoying the fine dining and exciting entertainment of the St. Louis downtown, or stay closer to home and enjoy the afternoon at one of the many shopping or eating options in the Maryland Heights area. 

If you enjoy the outdoors, you will be happy to know that Woodhollow Apartments is less than fifteen minutes from several area parks, including Creve Coeur Park and Lake. Our family-friendly community is located only a short distance away from several area schools, including McKelvey Elementary, Parkway Northeast Middle School, and Parkway North High School. There are plenty of fun things to do in the area, check out our favorite 10 places below!


Top 5 Things to Do in Maryland Heights, MO


1. Six Mile Bridge Beer

Six Mile Bridge Beer is the neighborhood’s favorite brewery! It is family owned and operated by an industry-experienced couple currently on their second venture. They have a wide selection of beers to choose from and a very friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

There are frequent food trucks that station just outside the brewery where you can bring food back into and sit down to eat while you order a beer. Stop by and try one of the magnificent beers on the menu! You can enjoy service from Tuesday – Saturday, from 5 P.M. to 10 P.M.

Address: 11841 Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043


2. Hollywood Casino St. Louis

Hollywood Casino is located in here in Maryland Heights, just a 10-minute drive from Woodhollow Apartments. Here you will find slot games, table games, poker, and more!

What’s more is a full entertainment schedule throughout the year featuring musical artists, comedians, and other guests. There are seven different restaurants for dining options and several hotel rooms and suites offered at an agreeable price.

Address: 777 Casino Center Dr, Maryland Heights, MO 63043
(855) 785-4263


3. Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Park

Take a thrilling trip to Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park where you will find the destination of Go Ape’s zipline and adventure park for the St. Louis area. Of the many locations throughout the country, this is Go Ape’s largest and first-ever facility.

Inside the park, the course takes you up 45 feet as you swing through 31 crossings and obstacles. Tap into your inner Tarzan and slide across all 5 exciting ziplines!

Address: 13219 Streetcar Dr, Maryland Heights, MO 63043
(800) 971-8271


4. Escape Challenge St. Louis

St Louis’s best location for group and solo games, challenges, and puzzles. The different escape rooms offered here are some of the best around. With escape challenge themes like Netflix’s Stranger Things series and NBC’s The Office, its guaranteed fun!

Beyond the escape room, there are more interesting challenges such as virtual reality games and creative head-to-head games. It’s the perfect place for a good team-building exercise, or a fun time out with some friends and family.

Address: 11978 Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043
(314) 736-4757

5. The Quarry at Crystal Springs Lake

The Quarry at Crystal Springs Golf Course is a beautiful piece of landscape for golfers to play on. It sits right next to Creve Coeur Lake, which is less than 10 minutes of a drive from home base at Woodhollow Apartments. The course has 18-holes with the option to do either front 9, back 9, or all 18. Carts and lockers are available to rent at a low price.

Tournaments and fun golfing events are held on occasion and you don’t want to miss out. If you’re just looking for some practice, you can head to the driving range and get as many practice strokes as you need!

Address: 1 Crystal Springs Quarry Dr, Maryland Heights, MO 63043


Top Places to Eat in Maryland Heights, MO

Beyond all of the exciting destinations and attractions in our neighborhood, we also have an amazing selection of restaurants and eateries! Check out some of the top favorites that our residents recommend:



Restaurant, Pizza

An Italian restaurant serving premiere pasta, pizza, and wine. The setting is beautifully decorated, and the staff creates a warm, friendly atmosphere. Located just up the road from Woodhollow Apartments, the restaurant is only a 5-minute drive. You can stop in for dinner any day of the week except for Monday during Balducci’s business hours of 4 P.MP – 9 P.M.

12527 Bennington Pl, St. Louis, MO 63146


Drunken Fish-Westport Plaza

Japanese, Seafood

A Japanese chain restaurant that presents a full menu of all things seafood, plus additional Japanese meals with chicken, noodles, and other foods. The chain as a whole has won numerous awards for their entrees, their service, and their all-around dining experience.

639 W Port Plaza Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146


Trainwreck Saloon Westport

Tavern, Restaurant

The oldest operating tavern in Missouri’s St. Louis region. The Trainwreck Saloon embodies a classic old-timey theme from the late 19th century to the early years in the 20th century. The menu holds a lot of traditional American foods. When evening sets, most of the attention is turned toward the antique bar as live music rocks the night. Open every day except for Sunday from 11 A.M. to 1 A.M.

314 W Port Plaza Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146


Casa Juarez

Mexican, Restaurant

Authentic Mexican restaurant, tequila bar, and retail shop all at one stop called Casa Juarez! This marvelous shop has a different drink special for each day of the week. The restaurant is very inviting and well-known for delicious tacos. You can be served any day of the week during hours of operations from 11 A.M. – 10 P.M.

12710 Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043