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St. Charles Historic District

Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
+1 636-724-9900
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♥️ Step back into time ♥️

What a charming downtown by the Missouri River, surrounded by Victorian homes converted into... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LisaAinsleyMc
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Fort Worth, Texas
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great day trip lots of shops to enjoy and places to eat right on the riverfront

great antique shops lots to do and see they have events througout the year with different vendors... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
john y
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Mattoon, Illinois
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“missouri river” (112 reviews)
“unique shops” (48 reviews)
“cookies” (31 reviews)
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Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
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"missouri river"
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"unique shops"
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"cookies"
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"lots of shops"
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"small town"
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"great shopping"
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"several blocks"
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"shopping and dining"
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"ice cream"
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"old town"
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"spice shop"
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"frontier park"
in 37 reviews
"katy trail"
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"something for everyone"
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"a great place to spend"
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"great food"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a charming downtown by the Missouri River, surrounded by Victorian homes converted into businesses or still housing families, St. Charles is a suburb of St Louis, MO. Historical St. Charles has wonderful shops to step into and delight in the sights and smells. Make...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

great antique shops lots to do and see they have events througout the year with different vendors also a great fireworks show

Thank john y
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We found this BBQ and side dishes to be outstanding! Delucious! The dining in area is small. Prefer to carry out.

Thank neen1952
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful old homes. Love the brick streets. Very friendly shop owners. Some places have good prices. Others, unique items. You’ll walk a lot so wear comfortable shoes I recommend Grandmas cookies, for sure. Also, check out the sweet spot candy store at the end of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm so very impressed by this small town, so close to the big city of St. Louis. There is lots to see and so, places to eat, and places to shop. The Katy Trail, Frontier Park and Missouri River are at the back door of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Neat area with a lot of local restaurants and shops. We love to go down to main street to have dinner and drinks. Afterwards we take a walk down main street and grab a coffee at local coffee shop, stop in to listen to some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Historic St Charles on a Monday afternoon in which many of the shops were not open for business. Disappointing to say the least. There truthfully was not much open and not much to see. We had a very mediocre dinner before heading out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to live just a couple miles from here. Loved coming to the historic district for date nights, business lunches, girls night out, and family gatherings. The bars, food, shops, ice cream; something for everyone. So many fun festivals and the Christmas Stroll is a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had about an hour, but made the most of it.......a jewelry store, ice cream shop, olive oil/vinegar shop

Thank Barbara Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wear comfy walking shoes! Be sure to stop by the Bike Café if you are cycling the Katy Trail. If you don't feel like walking, there is a trolley that will take you from point to point.

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Nearby Restaurants
Bella Vino Wine Bar & Tapas
191 reviews
.23 km away
Picasso's Coffee
137 reviews
.04 km away
Tony's on Main Street
420 reviews
.12 km away
Grandma's Cookies
101 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Serendipity
6 reviews
.71 km away
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site
53 reviews
.11 km away
Little O's"Soda Shop
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.08 km away
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Erika T
24 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
7 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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