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Beautiful Downtown

Walked around this downtown area and really enjoyed the historic buildings and great places to eat... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great getaway

A lot of shops and places to eat. They have themed holiday events to enjoy. The restaurants were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Imperial, 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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Reviewed yesterday

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.

Thank Shelleym18
Reviewed yesterday

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.

Thank lovegoldensSt_louis
Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

Thank CathyP217
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My son plays Pokémon Go, this area is great for a walk and doing some shopping. We have eaten in many of the restaurants while there.

Thank M5164LSbillb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun shopping for knick knacks, spices, fun sweets and unique clothing. Cobblestone streets that can challenge the underside of your car and tight parking are all part of the charm. The Missouri River is in the background and offers occasional fests that offer more homemade...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

10 blocks of wonderfully preserved 1800's period architecture, with many great shops and eateries. We loved the art galleries too.

Thank Vacaydaze
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice area especially during the pumpkin glow near Halloween. Every kind of shop you can think of in a beautiful setting in cobblestone streets. Parking can be tricky but there’s a large public lot by the water. Well worth a visit

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shops are fun and you can find just about anything, especially the specialty stores that sell all types of Hot sauce or BBQ sauce, it is a man's paradise. There are several local bars, restaurants, desert shops, and Picasso Coffee. It's a great place...More

Thank rebeccao381
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Downtown St. Charles is really cool. You can enjoy as little as a 15 minute drive down the main cobblestone street, or you can spend all day going through shops stopping for lunch and walking through more historic buildings and shops. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas...More

Thank RTG-travlin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Main Street St. Charles has a great combination of dinners, small shops and restraunts. The restraunts vary from 4 star steak meals to ice cream and shake shops. The shopping also provides a great variety that ranges from an American Indian store, candle store and...More

Thank 0311thebeast
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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.