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. See St. Charles Historic District and all Saint Charles has to offer by arranging your trip with our Saint Charles trip builder.
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  • August 12, 2017
    The street filled with unique shops and restaurants, paved with bricks, and a wedding venue is very quaint and a great place to spend time in St. Charles.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    The historic area of St. Charles is a charming area to visit. There are many shops and restuarants to visit. The shops offer many lovely things to purchase from clothes to jewery and much more.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Historic St. Charles is great for residents and visitors with festivals, shopping, restaurants, historical sites/museums, and art galleries. My family and I particularly enjoy the different seasonal o...  more »

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