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Worth the detour

Downtown St. Charles is really cool. You can enjoy as little as a 15 minute drive down the main... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Little Rock, Arkansas
Shopping, history, clean and fun

Main Street St. Charles has a great combination of dinners, small shops and restraunts. The... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Marthasville, 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 19 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Loved walking through this beautiful place. It wasn’t hard to imagine the steamboats on the river and the people who lived there in the 1800. Warm and friendly people all around.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This downtown area was quaint because of the historic buildings and brick streets that have been well maintained. Blocks and blocks of shopping, snacks, dining and photo opportunities. Throw a State Park right in the middle of it all and it couldn't be any better.....but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tygartl
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Worth a trip to see the beautiful and historic architecture. A good selection of nice restaurants, shops, and cafes, too. I was impressed at the historical preservation and sensitive planning here. The Missouri River is just steps away, and the view is straight from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Gibraltarfan
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Long cobblestone street with early 19th century buildings and atmosphere. Lots of restaurants and shops. Good for a leisurely stroll and a meal or a drink. The neighborhood doesn’t go beyond the main street however.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

I like to walk the streets, enter some of the home/shops and just try to contemplate the dreams, charators, hustle and bustle of by-gone years. AS as jumping off place for the western expansion, just think of the mixed emotions, leaving 'loved ones and home',...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Will6468
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Love to shop at The Flower Petaler. Unique, quality wreaths, home decor, clothing, Tyler candles & holiday shopping. Linda will take requests. Staff are always friendly and helpful. Valenti’s has delicious, quality sandwich’s, house salad & house made dressing. Grandma’s cookies are delicious & tasty.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 792christyk
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Love St. Charles HDistrict. Loads of fun shops with unusual items you can't find anywhere else. Unique restaurants and cafes that serve delicious homecook food. The shops have all the fun items you can't wait to purchase for gifts. Go everytime I'm in town.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KatieSFBay
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Went with group of friends in the evening and stayed until dark. Neat atmosphere but more for adults. Variety of restaurants. Weekends often have events in park

Date of experience: September 2018
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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