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St. Charles Historic District

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Address: Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
Description: Historic District St. Charles: 16 blocks of shopping, dining and lodging...
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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Such a Cool Place

The Historic Main Street District is rich with shops, unique places to eat and beautiful scenery! This is one of my favorite places in St. Charles, especially around Christmas... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The Historic Main Street District is rich with shops, unique places to eat and beautiful scenery! This is one of my favorite places in St. Charles, especially around Christmas time when they have the street performers and the whole area is decorated! This area is a Must See!

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Harvester, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We've had many interesting dinning and shopping adventures at the St. Charles Historic District. Many buildings have been restored in period detail that is simple and honest. The river front park on the Missouri River is just a half block away. Lewis & Clark history abounds every turn. Great restaurants along brick covered street plus eclectic shops selling all manner... More 

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Wayland, Michigan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Quaint little shops and unique items We spent an afternoon walking in and out of the shops and topped the visit off with ice cream from Kilwin's

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Dwight, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

In the summer, you can ride bikes along the river and around the town, thought beware of car traffic and those tourists! The downtown has blocks and blocks of interesting shops with a lot of variety. Each time I visit, I find a new favorite. Many restaurants are tucked in with the shops for excellent casual dining.

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Jerseyville, Illinois, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great place for couples, friends or whole family. Must visit during Christmas holidays. Plenty of good food and interesting shops.

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St. Louis, Mo
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

St. Charles has maintained its old buildings going back to the 1800s. Many small shops and restaurants populate Main St. It is a fun place to walk and people watch. Holidays are observed in traditional costume. People are very friendly.

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Linton
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had an absolutely fabulous time! We had some really good candy at Riverview Sweets--especially the fudge & peanut brittle! There is a great popcorn store with very unusual flavors. Actually, the whole street is full of great shops & restaurants. The Missouri river provides a scenic backdrop just one block away. Don't forget to take your picture with the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This place is excellent Italian food..... Get there early or make reservations or you'll be waiting 30 mins or more but it's worth the wait. Very nice interior reasonable prices & great service....

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Bloomington, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This area began to develop when I was a child some 45 yeas ago. The area has many antique and nic nack shops which any find please to visit. Over the years the area has added restaurants, wineries and local eateries. Great place to spend an afternoon or evening.

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Peoria, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

super extra alive in December for xmas celebrations... the sugar plum fairy, carolers, quaint shops, yummy sweets, and actors in silly accents (not always well done accents but who cares it's fun). plus, this year, Olaf was struttin' down the streets!

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