VISIT ST. CHARLES
Nestled in the Fox River Valley and just one hour west of Chicago, Greater St. Charles bursts with natural charm. Cruise the Fox River aboard a paddlewheel riverboat or canoe. Experience the abundance of parks and trails, perfect for spring and autumn hikes, summertime picnics, winter snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Dine along the river, applaud live theater performances, browse and buy in antique and boutique shops and appreciate our public art and architecture. Renowned events await you all year long in Greater St. Charles: the City of St. Charles, Villages of Campton Hills and Elburn and Townships of Campton and St. Charles, proudly promoted by the Greater St. Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Fortunate to boast 12 lodging and meeting facilities, 11 hotels offer splendid getaway options, from the Midwest's largest entertainment resort, Pheasant Run Resort, to the riverfront Hotel Baker, to a wide selection of select service hotels. For corporate and association groups only, the Q Center's amenities for meetings and training is unparalleled.
Our Faces and Places shape the rich and vibrant fabric of Greater St. Charles, with the City of St. Charles boasting a tourism tradition more than two centuries old. Click here for a glimpse into the city's history. Greater St. Charles' distinctive culture and the spirit of our proud residents embrace all who come to visit.
Our goal is to send each visitor home with a great, unique story to tell and the desire to visit again...and again...and again.