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Historic St. Charles Main Street
230 S Main St, St. Charles, Missouri, 63301
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Historic Streets of Saint Charles, MO

With brick-lined streets, historic architecture and a heritage that spans two centuries, this charming Missouri River village has attracted travelers since the early 19th century. Today you can shop at unique stores and antique shops, dine in one-of-a-kind restaurants or play a hand at the casino. Stroll under the glow of antique gas lamps, relax in a park or take a carriage ride down historic Main Street.


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  • Xtreme International Ice Racing
  • Fete de Glace Ice Carving Competition
  • Lewis & Clark Heritage Days


  • Local restaurants
  • Specialty & antique shopping
  • Wine tasting
  • Casino gaming
  • Carriage rides

Dining on Main Street St. Charles

Choose from more than 25 different dining outlets in this historic neighborhood, from restaurants and cafes to bars, coffee shops and ice cream parlors. Top eateries include Hendricks BBQ, Magpie Café, Alice’s Tea Room, Picasso’s Coffeehouse and Little Hills Restaurant.

Annual Lewis & Clark Heritage Days

One of the most popular things to do in St. Charles, MO, the Lewis & Clark Heritage Days feature an authentic reenactment of the explorers’ encampment on the Missouri River in 1804. You’ll also find weapons demonstrations, church service, tours, crafts, games, boat replicas and a parade.


  • What are some of the unique shops in Historic Downtown that makes it perfect for the
    whole family to enjoy?

    Everyone will like shopping in this one-of-a-kind neighborhood, at stores like Fast Lane Classic Cars (a 45,000 sq. ft. showroom), My Handyworks (wax hands), String Along With Me (accessories), Jake’s On Main (clothing), 2nd Street Beads (beads) and many more.
  • What makes Missouri wine one of the best in the Midwest?

    You might not expect wine in the Midwest, but the Missouri Valley’s riverside soil is rich and ready for the vine. First introduced by German immigrants in the 19th century, today there are almost 100 wineries in the state.

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