Historic St. Charles' Main Street is the only street in the Greater St. Louis area preserved from the 1800s, back when the ... More
Historic St. Charles
Historic St. Charles' Main Street is the only street in the Greater St. Louis area preserved from the 1800s, back when the roads were used for horse and buggy carriages. The street and sidewalk are made of a red cobblestone. The tourism center gives free tours pertaining to the history of the area. There is also a museum dedicated to the Lewis and Clark expedition. Most people who visit the area shop for antiques or arts and crafts in one of the many interesting stores. While here, also take time out to enjoy the several restaurants, bars and ice cream shops located on Main Street.
You MUST visit this area if you are in the St. Louis area. Especially if you like unique shops and boutiques and love to shop. Also, the history is wonderful. Very nice place to visit. You will love it.