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Grew up in the 70s here and it is even better now

The historical signs about the buildings are a great addition. I had forgotten how cool this place... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Baldwinsville, New York
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St. Charles Historic District... so much to see and do!

We love visiting the St. Charles area! This little town truly offers something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Debbie S
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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 ice cream lots of shops great shopping several blocks shopping and dining spice shop old town frontier park katy trail something for everyone a great place to spend small town great food all kinds
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at the quaintness of this charming little area! So many cute shops on this brick paved strip!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StacieS262
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has unique shopping and dining available. I visit multiple times each year. They have great outdoor seating with pleasant views, along with events. Christmas time is super cute, but dress warm as you'll be in and out of the shops.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chelle112018
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cute interesting to ok an. Old town Claire,. Nice shops, lots of history. The people are great too. Home of Mark Twaine. Lots of history

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TomJerali
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during the Christmas holiday and it was so fun and festive. Be prepared for crowds on the weekend?

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Homeagain37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The historic district is a great place to people watch, grab a quick meal, and do some shopping. Beautiful buildings and unique stores of all kinds. Parking is a pain, but once you get parked, it's great fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank macinthelibrary
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked around this downtown area and really enjoyed the historic buildings and great places to eat. Make sure you stop by if you are in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shelleym18
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lot of shops and places to eat. They have themed holiday events to enjoy. The restaurants were all good. I really enjoyed the antique mall. The Boat museum is a must stop to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lovegoldensSt_louis
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Wear your walking shoes! There are so many quaint shops and restaurants in historic buildings. There is something for everyone to enjoy. Everything was very friendly. We stayed busy all afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Erika T
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
29 November 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Each store has their own hours. Most closes at 5:00pm but there are a few that wants the most out of the day and closes at 7:00pm. And of course the mini-brewery is later.