Nestled on the banks of the Missouri River sits Saint Charles, Missouri. The town caters to families, retirees, as well as the tourists fortunate enough to explore the region. The Old Town’s picturesque Main St., paved with bricks and lined with local shops, will delight the visitor. Saint Charles is ideal for those seeking a quiet town with old-fashioned charms yet in close proximity to day trips to places including Six Flags and the Gateway Arch.
Don’t plan a day trip just yet. First to explore is the town’s adorable sixteen blocks of Old Town. The visitor will be wowed by historical sites such as the launching off point for the Lewis and Clark Expedition off the banks of the river. Saint Charles doesn’t just have a monopoly on history, but casinos abound as well, such as the famed Ameristar Casino Resort and Spa. Whatever you stumble upon, whether in the streets or card tables, you can be sure Saint Charles offers at least several days’ worth of sightseeing and entertainment.