Explore historical things to do in St. Charles

The Country Inn & Suites lies on Main Street in downtown St. Charles, a historic area perched on the banks of the Missouri River. After a visit to the riverside Lewis & Clark Boat House and Museum, spend the rest of the day exploring downtown to find things to do, buy, and taste. If you’re in the mood to test lady luck, stop by the Ameristar St. Charles casino. You can plan a hike on the scenic Katy Trail, which runs directly behind the hotel. Schedule a wine tasting at Little Hills, which has been producing award-winning wines for more than 20 years, and purchase a few bottles to enjoy in your hotel room.

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Ameristar St. Charles

0.36 mi / 0.57 km from the hotel
Open 24 hours, the Ameristar St. Charles casino features popular table games, poker tournaments, and more than 2,000 slot and video poker machines. You can also dine at on-site venues like Pearl's Oyster Bar and Amerisports Bar & Grill.

Lewis & Clark Boat House and Museum

0.21 mi / 0.33 km from the hotel
Explore the Boat House, home to full-size, functional replicas of the boats that Lewis and Clark used during their exploration. You can also learn about the Missouri River ecosystems and the Native American tribes who met Lewis and Clark.

Katy Trail

0.16 mi / 0.26 km from the hotel
Follow part of the route used by Lewis and Clark as you hike or bike the beautiful Katy Trail, which runs alongside the Missouri River and covers more than 200 miles.

Little Hills

0.43 mi / 0.69 km from the hotel
Savor a glass of award-winning wine while listening to live music at Little Hills, one of Missouri's largest wineries. You can also take part in free tastings.

Mastermind Room Escape

5.83 mi / 9.38 km from the hotel
Set aside time to test your team-building skills at this family-friendly attraction that challenges you to find your way out of a room in less than 60 minutes.

Missouri History Museum

13.85 mi / 22.28 km from the hotel
Step back in time at the Missouri History Museum, situated on the site of the 1904 World's Fair. Enjoy free access to the History Clubhouse, a popular hands-on area where kids can steer a steamboat or join a Make-and-Take workshop.

St. Charles Ghost Tours

0.69 mi / 1.1 km from the hotel
Learn more about the area and its hauntings with a tour of downtown. A guide leads you to places said to experience ghostly activity.

The Family Arena

2.08 mi / 3.35 km from the hotel
This multipurpose arena hosts a number of events, including hockey games, concerts, circuses, and ice shows. Check the calendar for an upcoming show for the whole family.

The Old Stone Chapel

0.05 mi / 0.08 km from the hotel
The Old Stone Chapel serves as one of the premier sites for weddings and special events in the St. Louis area. The venue consists of the stone-walled historical chapel and an upstairs ballroom.

The Quarry at Crystal Springs

3.2 mi / 5.14 km from the hotel
You can admire the natural beauty of the Missouri wetlands while you practice your swing at the Quarry, a premier golf course and pro shop that attracts golfers of all skill levels.