St. Charles Historic District, Saint Charles

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You'll be taken back to 19th and 20th centuries at St. Charles Historic District, set along the Missouri River. Hosting tourists since 1769, the town has grown into a 16-block National Historic Place featuring brick-paved streets, historic brick homes, antique and specialty stores, and lodging and dining venues that see nearly a million visitors per year. The town's legacy includes visits by Lewis and Clark and a stint as Missouri's first state capital. You'll find 125 shops to browse through showcasing clothes, gifts, home décor, arts and crafts, and specialty foods. Begin your town tour by visiting the tourist center. Put St. Charles Historic District at the forefront of your travel plans using our Saint Charles trip itinerary planning app .
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  • While most have heard of St. Charles for their remarkable Christmas festival, it hosts many festivals year round and is a great place to shop and eat anytime. Their riverfront park is beautiful and th...  more »
  • We went the opening weekend of the Christmas celebration. The stores had so many items and it was a quick way to get in the Christmas spirit. My daughter loved to watch the parade and collect cards fr...  more »
  • I probably could not have picked a worst time to go just before christmas and although they have a lot of parking there was not enough. And it was so busy and crowded. I was here a few weeks ago and t...  more »

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