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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  • What a cute community! All the pumpkins and Halloween decorations were so great and fun to see while walking around downtown!! Loved the police presence on horseback, all the dogs and pet pig, the gre...  more »
  • Great shops on this street and a beautiful view of the river. Plan for a day or so, depending on your interest in boutique/quilt/antique shops. Also lots of great restaurants. I live near by and go of...  more »
  • We were here on a nice fall day. We had great food, walked on Main Street and the Katy Trail, learned some history - there's something for everyone. It's a place that will take many visits to see ever...  more »

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