The Impulsive Traveler: Details, St. Louis.
If You Go
Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to St. Louis? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of Dec. 3-5 (we'll avoid Thanksgiving):
Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to St. Louis, with fares starting at about $200 round-trip.
Where to Stay
6177 Delmar Blvd.
Opened in 2009, this boutique property in the Loop has a moon sculpture and a popular bar on the roof. Rooms from about $140.
Four Season St. Louis
999 N. Second St.
Plush, with expansive views of the Arch and the Mississippi River, and a fantastic spa. Rooms from $215.