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St. Charles Historic District, Saint Charles

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Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
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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  • WOW. I was in the St Louis area to go to the Bellefontaine Historical Cemetery...Read that review later. My sister suggested that we stay in St. Charles. I really did not know any thing about the town...  more »
  • Love the look of the area. The trolley is free and great. Sometimes they have food trucks out along with several other events throughout the year. The Casino Dow the street is the perfect place to end...  more »
  • I work on Main Street and shop regularly at so many of the shops. Awesome restaurants, cute boutiques and specialty shops from spices to ice cream and cookies on to house and yard decor and natural so...  more »