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St. Charles Historic District

Address: Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Historic District St. Charles: 16 blocks of shopping, dining and lodging in historic, restored...
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 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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Springfield, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Siostra Polish Pottery and Gifts is a delightful little shop on Main Street. If you've not seen Polish Pottery, you need to check it out. Beautiful works of art that are useable in the oven, microwave or on the table. Main Street is loaded with shops.

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Waynesville, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Cute downtown area shopping, with a few places to eat. Family friendly walking area next to river if you feel like having a nice walk. Wide range of items for sale -- nice mixture of homemade, quirky, and specialized items.

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Defiance
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

When there is no event in downtown St. Charles, it is a cute collection on quaint shops with historic atmosphere. When there is a special event (Christmas traditions, festival of the little hills, etc.), it is bustling. Definitely worth a visit.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A wide variety of shops. Something for everyone. Most are old school, which can be tricky for older folks, or anyone with a physical disability.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I love all of the different shops and boutiques they have there. Every shop has very unique merchandise and crafts.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you like carolers in 18th century costume, vintage Santas (international and US), roasted chestnuts, story telling . . . anything Christmas related, you will love Saint Charles in December.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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129 reviews 129 reviews
52 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Enjoy strolling down and around town, enjoying the history of the area and all the shops. Remember to take a walk along the Katy trail along the Missouri River. A great place to walk in the spring and fall.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went and visited Historic Main Street for Christmas on Main Street. We went to the Wednesday night one. It was a lot of fun hearing stories from Santas and other winter figures from around the world. My kids found it neat to collect the trading cars from each of them. Mother goose told a wonderful story of Christmas and... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I love this area because it is historic, great food and shopping all in one trip. Lots of events throughout the year.

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Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Enjoyed by every member of the family. So much to see and to do. The staff in the shops were all so welcoming and helpful.

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