St. Charles Historic District, Saint Charles

Must see · 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. Put St. Charles Historic District at the forefront of your travel plans using our Saint Charles trip itinerary planning app.
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  • This is a GREAT Place to visit! Has that Old Town feel with the Buildings, street, sidewalks, and stores. Has a Nice Selection of both Restaurants, and Shops to spend a few hours.  more »
  • My favorite place to visit is Grandma's Cookies. Make sure you stop in for cookies. Parking can be a pain and have your walking shoes on. Shuttle is nice to take from local hotels. I would recommend.....  more »

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