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Lemonade Stand

This is one of my favorite photos from Historic St. Charles, Missouri. The main street of St. Charles is lined with the original 18th Century homes and storefronts, all well maintained. This is a little hidden area behind the shops and contains this welcoming patio and the entrance to a large antique shop.

Historic Shops

In Historic St. Charles you will an endless stream of historic buildings from the 18th Century. Here you will find interesting shops, restaurants and B&Bs.

Old St. Charles

Downtown St. Charles, Missouri, is a historic area that has restored many of their original shops and homes. Founded circa 1769 as Les Petites Côtes, or “The Little Hills” in French, by Louis Blanchette, a French-Canadian fur trader, when the area was nominally ruled by Spain following the Seven Years’ War, St. Charles is the third-oldest city in Missouri. For […]

Another Red Door

I had a red door in a previous post so this is “Another Red Door” and another alley shot in St. Charles, MO. This is actually near an entrance to an antique shop hidden away off Main Street. This is a three shot HDR photo edited to enhance the color while giving it a kind […]

Little Hills Cottage

This little B&B is trucked away on busy Main Street in St. Charles, MO. This area is a restored part of 19th Century Missouri and has a lot of historic buildings and shops. From here you can visit excellent restaurants, wineries, shops an more. Two blocks away you can view Missouri River.

Lemonade Stand

While poking around some side streets in St. Charles, MO I found this little display of a Lemonade Stand. No one was really there selling anything, it was just sort of an artistic display. There are a lot of antique shops in the area and this was to something to draw your interest.

Lemonade Stand

Old Town St. Charles, MO is a very well done restoration of a business district. Not only can  you shop on Main Street but explore little alleys like this. This is a 3 shot HDR photo.

Old Town

The river town of St. Charles has revitalized their downtown by refurbishing their old buildings. Now they have many great restaurants, wineries, antique shops and  much more. Here is one of their old buildings restored into a gift shop.