About The Area
Saint Charles has been Historically Awesome since 1769, and over the past 250 years has developed into a destination that truly has something for everyone. We have over 25 restaurants, over 150 shops, more than 50 hotels and places to stay, and a constantly evolving events calendar- there's a new experience around every historically awesome corner!
Just a short drive away, you'll find Historic Missouri Wine Country. Home to America's First American Viticulture Area, the roots of Missouri's vineyards run deep in the history of American Wine. Today you will find an assortment of gorgeous vineyards, full of delightful flavors to enjoy, each with its own view of our beautiful stretch of Missouri River country.
Just 25 minutes away is downtown St. Louis with the Arch, riverfront, and historic Laclede's Landing. At Forest Park, the site of the 1904 World's Fair, discover the world-renowned St. Louis Zoo, Art Museum, Science Center, and Missouri History Museum. Cheer at Busch Stadium for Cardinals baseball. Stroll the world-class Missouri Botanical Garden. Visit unique neighborhoods such as Soulard's historic farmer's market, the Central West End's boutiques/antiques, and the funky, fun Delmar Loop.
Plan your visit, and you’ll quickly understand why Saint Charles is renowned for its past and celebrated for its future!