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Wonderful atmosphere

We went to attend Christmas parade at St. Charles downtown Main Street and it was amazing. Everyone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Local History

Historic buildings dating from the early 1800's and the Lewis & Clark Boat House were great hits... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Doug S
Saint Charles, Missouri
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Historic District St. Charles: 16 blocks of shopping, dining and lodging in historic, restored structures on the banks of the Missouri River. Settlement dates to 1769.
Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
+1 800-366-2427
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All reviews the river unique shops cookies lots of shops great shopping shopping and dining several blocks spice shop old town frontier park katy trail something for everyone a great place to spend small town great food all kinds louis area
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to attend Christmas parade at St. Charles downtown Main Street and it was amazing. Everyone was dressed up in wonderful costumes. It was very entertaining and engaging. Kids had a good time collecting cards from all the characters. The cards are very informative....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Historic buildings dating from the early 1800's and the Lewis & Clark Boat House were great hits with our out-of-town visitors.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I grew up in St Charles, lived here for 50 years plus. Historic Main Street is one of the coolest places to visit. From the shops, some of which are iconic, to the bars and other entertainment venues, there is a lot happening in downtown...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SueBallew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many of the shops were not open at 4pm on a weekday. We would have loved to have shopped more but with so many stores closed, we turned around and went on our way. The shops that were open were lovely. And it's definitely worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LuvHaribo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtown st. Charles has something for everyone. Lots of small shops, restaurants and historic buildings. Go toward the river and have a picnic in Frontier Park and watch the river flow by. Walk the Katy Trail or bring your bike and ride along the river....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laurie19602014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as we found Main street (which is where all the action is), we turned to each other and said "Galena". Galena, Illinois is a similar place. Small shops, quaint restaurants, touristy in that special way that "those kind of towns" tend to be....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this area twice and both times we have had a great time... The restaurants and bars in the area are unique and very good and there is plenty of shopping and unique shops to check out... This would be a great overnight...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 925brianc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent several wonderful hours enjoying the historic district. Strolling the street visiting other shops watching the horse-drawn carriages and enjoying the various entertainment including all the characters. A beautiful day spent enjoying the sites with family the oldest in our group was 66 the youngest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank FRANCES S
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

The historical signs about the buildings are a great addition. I had forgotten how cool this place was- definitely worth stopping by

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank broadcast9
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We love visiting the St. Charles area! This little town truly offers something for everyone! Along with the historic downtown area which goes all out for both Christmas and Halloween with shops and special events most weekends, there is also the riverfront area, where you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie S
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20 December 2018|
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Response from DennyLou7777 | Reviewed this property |
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25 March 2018|
Response from debb554 | Reviewed this property |
According to the Greater Saint Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau most shops and restaurants will be closed on Sunday in the Historic District on the riverfront. There is an Easter Egg hunt at Frontier Park sponsored by... More
8 December 2017|
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Response from michaelhF2975NL | Reviewed this property |
You are correct. The Christmas Traditions actors and crew are done on Christmas Eve. But the decorations usually stay past the New Year. And the area always has something to offer. The history of the buildings and all the... More