Top things to do

Museum in St Charles

Lewis & Clark Boathouse & Nature Center

Lewis and Clark began their epic journey in St Charles on May 21, 1804, and their encampment is reenacted annually on that date. This museum has displays about the duo and replicas of their boats.
American in St Charles

Braddens

This atmospheric local favorite has wood furnishings, brick walls and casual American fare (think burgers, steaks, salads and wraps). It's steeped in history: plans for the Santa Fe Trail are said to have been hatch…
Historic Building in St Charles

First State Capitol

This modest brick complex was Missouri's capitol from 1821 to 1826. The interior has been restored.