St. Charles Historic District, Saint Charles

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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  • Very charming, living Christmas card ! Lots of seasonal decorations on the street and businesses,unique shopping and several delicious dining establishments.  more »
  • Main Street in Saint Charles is always amazing at Christmas! We live close so go several times between Thanksgiving and New Years. My teenagers still enjoy going out to eat or getting a dessert and...  more »

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