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St. Charles Historic District

Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
+1 636-724-9900
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We had the pleasure of experiencing this during the Christmas Festival. My family kids had the... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2015
Ben M
Danville, Illinois
A great place to wander, shop, dine

This is a charming area that was much larger than I expected. I saw only local shops and... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2015
College Station, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
+1 636-724-9900
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

We had the pleasure of experiencing this during the Christmas Festival. My family kids had the opportunity to try a deep-fried Oreo and go on a horse and buggy ride. They had an absolute blast. Not to mention the Christmas characters that were walking around...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 20 December 2015

This is a charming area that was much larger than I expected. I saw only local shops and restaurants, a wonderful departure from places like Gatlinburg, Tennessee which is full of chain stores and eating places. While some street parking is available, I opted for...More

Thank Chalcuckles
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Christmas decorations are lovely. Reminded me of a town you'd see in a hallmark movie. Early morning on a Sunday makes the best pictures.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

This is a really adorable little gem. There are a lot of little shops to explore. The spice shop is amazing. There is a candy shop that is a Must Visit- Noto's. Their chocolate covered bacon is the best I've ever had! The food at...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 15 December 2015

There is so much to see and do, places to eat, shops galore, old time Christmas being celebrated with people in native costumes. One of my favorite things is chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Yum. Weekends are busy but there is more activity then....More

Thank Eunicet40
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We went for the weekend Christmas activities but it was too crowded to be very enjoyable. There were many old time characters that kids were collecting cards from. They would gather around them on the sidewalk making it difficult to pass. I would rather go...More

Thank Abster32
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Downtown historic St. Charles is an experience for families or couples strolling the brick streets. Whether you are interested in the deep history of the area, restaurants, shopping, the homemade cookie shop or ice-cream parlor - there is certainly something for everyone! A couple of...More

1  Thank LauerMummau
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The main street of Missouri's first capitol is full of trendy shops and good restaurants. Many different types of food to choose from. There is a park along the river and a statue to honor the stepping off point for Lewis and Clark.

Thank krandy21784
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

We went with friends to St. Charles to walk, shop and eat in the historic district. This is something we try to do every year, just to help get into the holiday spirit. Everyone in the shops are in the best of form and particularly...More

Reviewed 11 December 2015

go every year for Los Posadas and all the Christmas activities good food fun shopping and lots of activities for the kids

Thank beachbumMissouri
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Jodi W
Are most of the shops open on Sundays?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Lori A | Reviewed this property |
Many of the shops are open limited hours on Sundays.
Caroline L
Can you tell me the dates of the October Fest activities?
3 March 2017|
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Response from Bruce B | Reviewed this property |
It is September 22-24, 2017. For any additional info, check with the St. Charles visitor and convention bureau. They are very responsive.
What time do shops open on Sunday's?
11 December 2016|
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Response from alina_wood | Reviewed this property |
Open hours vary by store, so check with each individually (Google Maps makes it very easy).