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Very picturesque and quaint Take the free trolley!

This is really picturesque and worthy to see. Take the trolley and you will learn a lot about this... read more

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Dr-Bea B
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Dallas, Texas
Variety galore

You have a huge riverside Park that borders the District and informative signs everywhere reminding... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sstmango
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Ivins, Utah
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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.
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Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
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+1 800-366-2427
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Reviewed yesterday

This is really picturesque and worthy to see. Take the trolley and you will learn a lot about this historic place. Very nice narration. The driver is a character!

Thank Dr-Bea B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You have a huge riverside Park that borders the District and informative signs everywhere reminding you of the historical setting and significance. Lots of shopping in restored properties if that’s your thing. How many soap shops can you visit? I enjoyed wandering the cobblestone streets...More

Thank sstmango
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped for our anniversary and were nicely surprised to be there during an art festival complete with a live band. We were rather disappointed that shops closed early on a Saturday evening particularly when there were so many people walking around. We will plan...More

Thank CandaceB_Indy
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my first trip to the Historic District, I loved it. I would love to go back in the fall when the weather cools down.

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We absolutely love strolling around the historic district. The houses are so cute and the little shops are plentiful and you can find almost anything you need. There is plenty of food, fun and shopping!

Thank Mendi Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone should experience old town St Charles with its cobble stone streets, small shops and old town trolly to take you to Lewis & Clark’s museum

Thank bjknoll
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended the Mosaic Art Fair this weekend in Old Saint Charles, Mo. Beautiful evening and great quality items from around the country as well as local artists. Get to meet the artists/craftsmen and learn how they made items and what inspired them to get started....More

Thank Joan O
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were in town for a family wedding. I am a geocacher, so we came down here on A Sunday morning to find a couple of caches. We ended up staying until early afternoon. The park near the water was lovely even on a day...More

Thank Kolojezdec
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurants are excellent ate at "Quintessential" pm Mail street the food was excellent they also had live entertainment that was good

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely historic district. Stumbled on this lovely historic district thanks to the front desk agent at the Holiday Inn Express. Colonial buildings and cobbled streets galore. Many buildings original. Great shops and great food.

Thank rdpine
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Erika T
25 March 2018|
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Response from Deb B | 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
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nsbea5
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
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rnoble2017
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.
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