Visit the Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center.

Learn the rich history of the Lewis and Clark expedition and travel back in time just minutes away from your West County extended stay apartment by visiting the Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center. This destination is an ideal day trip for the entire family, or for a quiet afternoon by yourself. Take a self-guided museum tour and browse their gift shop for unique items.

Take a Day Trip to a Winery

Missouri is full of beautiful vineyards and wineries! Plan a day trip or a weekend away at a bed and breakfast. Some of the most delicious wine in the Midwest is grown from the grape and bottled right in your new “back yard!” The Historic St. Charles website has gathered a list of St. Charles area Wineries you can browse and begin to plan your trip!

Feast in O’Fallon Missouri

Plan an evening out at a Food Truck Frenzy event in O’fallon, Missouri. Admission and parking is free for visitors, who can enjoy a live music and a host of local cuisine from varied food truck vendors. Visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and make an evening out of it!

O’Fallon Jammin’ Concert Series

Every Tuesday night, enjoy the music of the Civic Park Bandstand from 6:30-9pm. This event also hosts an array of food trucks and vendors, and encourages visitors to bring chairs and blankets. See a lineup of bands through August right here!

Riverfest 2015

This three-day festival takes place in Frontier Park, nestled next to the Missouri River. Enjoy a variety of vendors, carnival style rides, foods, and music. Riverfest is a great way to spend time with the whole family while visiting the St. Charles area.

There are plenty of ways to enjoy your temporary stay in the St. Charles and O’fallon area this summer. Check your local paper for up to date information on events, and connect with your new home away from home! For more ways to enjoy your short-term stay in the Greater St. Louis area, be sure to connect with us on FacebookTwitter, InstagramGoogle+, and Pinterest.