Depending on where you live in StL. you might want to try Mark Twain. Its only about an hour and a half to two hours from St. Charles.
We made the switch from the Ozarks to Twain and have been happy so far. Gets a little choppy on windy days, only problem i have seen so far. Hoping to get my first sets of the year in this weekend.
If you have any questions let me know.