Saint Charles is a beautiful city located in Kane and DuPage counties, Illinois, United States of America. Saint Charles is a suburb of Chicago, with a population of almost 33.000 residents and an area of 14.1 square miles. The motto of Saint Charles, also called by locals "STC" is "Pride of the Fox", because the city is located along Fox River. Until the end of the Black Hawk War, Saint Charles was inhabited by Pottawatomie Indians. Evan Shelby and William Franklin settled here in 1833 and brought their families. In 1834, Saint Charles was incorporated as a city. Current notable residents of Saint Charles include film director Robert Hicks and singer Brian Wilson.
Top Attractions within Saint Charles
Colson House was constructed in Saint Charles in 1882. The home was raised by John Fabian Colson in a Queen Anne Style. Through the years, the house belonged to the Colson family, to the Skar family, it was also an inn and in present, it's the headquarter of a company named American Black Forest Clocks.
Arcada Theater was raised in the first half of the 20th century in Saint Charles. The theater offers 900 seats and is used as a venue for important events of the city. This Saint Charles attraction is the host of concerts, stand-up-comedy shows, live plays and many other community events.
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center is a great venue of Saint Charles. The attraction offers both entertainment and education and is the perfect spot for star gazing. The center has a small zoo and also offers facilities for those who need to rent it for special events.
Colonial Cafe East is an establishment with a long tradition. It was opened in Saint Charles more than 100 years ago and is famous for offering great food. The best thing to try in this restaurant - the famous and legendary dessert named "Home of the Kitchen Sink".