Destination guide

Head to the historic city of St. Charles

Come and experience St. Charles and its history, live music and theater scene. Renowned for its shopping, casino gaming and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. St. Louis Art Museum and St. Louis Zoo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around St. Charles

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes St. Charles a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Louis Zoo (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Grants Farm (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Katy Trail (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Kokomo Joe's Family Fun Center (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Creve Coeur Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of St. Charles

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, St. Charles is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jaycee Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Faust Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Sugar Creek Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Kirkwood Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Forest Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Pagoda Circle (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around St. Charles

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to St. Charles?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in St. Charles:

  • Soulard: 47 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 233 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 54 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 52 vacation rentals
  • Benton Park: 55 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to St. Charles?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in St. Charles. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ameristar Casino St. Charles: 422 vacation rentals
  • St Charles Convention Center: 381 vacation rentals
  • Family Arena: 439 vacation rentals
  • Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center: 149 vacation rentals
  • Lindenwood University: 322 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around St. Charles listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in St. Charles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 53 Houses in St. Charles. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in St. Charles include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available
  • Cottages: 10 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in St. Charles?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in St. Charles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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