Clayton shops and boutiques are brimming with gifts and gift-giving ideas. Residents and visitors are invited to take advantage of the wealth of shopping and dining opportunities in Clayton's charming business districts: downtown Clayton, the Clayton Row Shops along Clayton Road between Hanley Road and Brentwood Boulevard, the quaint DeMun shopping area and the Hanley-Wydown shops and restaurants. Most of Clayton's residential neighborhoods are within walking distance of specialty boutiques, shops and cafes.
Downtown Clayton combines the vitality of 1,000,000 square feet retail space with 7,000,000 square feet of prestigious office space. It is the hub of metropolitan St. Louis and the seat of St. Louis County. With its convenient access to several interstates and major arteries, it is just twelve minutes from Lambert International Airport and downtown St. Louis. MetroLink, the region's light rail system, runs through downtown Clayton which further enhances the city's outstanding quality of life and viability as the region's second downtown.