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St. Charles Historic District

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Address: Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
Phone Number: 6367249900
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Historic District St. Charles: 16 blocks of shopping, dining and lodging in...

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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Historic Downtown

Beautiful, simply beautiful. Enjoyed a lovely hour or so wandering the historic downtown. It was well worth the detour. Being a Sunday morning nothing was opened but that also... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful, simply beautiful. Enjoyed a lovely hour or so wandering the historic downtown. It was well worth the detour. Being a Sunday morning nothing was opened but that also meant no crowds! Being more interested in the historic archictecture rather than shopping suited me just fine. There was one cafe open though that did seem popular on a Sunday so... More 

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Rochester, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I think the best shop and owner there. Great gufts, unique offerings. Come down here at least twice a year and this shop owner is the most congenial!! Love her selection and her demeanor.

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Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's always been a favorite of mine and now it's become my kids' favorite too! Just enjoy walking the riverfront and kids love playing by the Lewis & Clark statue. Lots of little shops and places to eat, everyone can find something to do, see or buy! We go a few times a month just to stroll around and enjoy... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice, safe area near the Katy Trail & Missouri River. Numerous interesting stores to stop in and browse and many restaurants & cafes. They have many festivities throughout the year for different holidays.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Whatever you are in the mood for, St. Charles Historic Main Street has it. From trendy coffeehouses to cozy antique stores, there are dozens of shops and restaurants to suit any mood. Shops and restaurants are in original historic buildings, some from as far back as the 1700s. Seasonal farmers' markets and festivals add to the entertainment and shopping options.... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very nice visit and well worth the time to walk old town St Charles to visit all the shops an some excellent restaurants. Avoid festival of the little hills as it is poorly planned and laid out. The organizers, Tom for one is extremely rude and ignorant and was totally asinine to many volunteers, But the time spent walking... More 

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New Florence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you live nearby or are visiting from out of town, Old St Charles is a nice place to visit. Cobble streets, old brick buildings, a little bit of history on the Missouri River. Lots of places to shop and dine. You should check their calendar of events. There's usually a festival or concert to be had throughout the year,... More 

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Olathe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've lived in KC for over 20 yrs and had never visited St Charles. What a BLAST! The Main Street doesn't need any speed bumps. They were built with the streets over 100 yrs ago. FUN! Lots of history here. First State Capitol and seeing the statute of the founder was cool. We'd recommend over and over again. Lots of... More 

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Marshall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great location for the St. Louis area. Historic downtown St. Charles has many places to eat and lots of shopping. The shopping is more on the "artsy" side. Shops are fun to browse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate lunch at the Motther-in-Laws house. After that, we picked our favorite shops and did some browsing and shopping. The only downfall was that is was a typical St. Louis hot, muggy day.

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