St. Charles is a city in the scenic Fox River Valley and is the largest of the tri-cities with a population of over 33,000 residents. It expands into both Kane and DuPage county.
The city has a strong public school system that includes 13 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 2 high schools over the area of 15 sq miles.
The Fox River runs through downtown St. Charles. Pottawatomie Park is located on the river and is the largest park here. It is a popular destination for both tourists and tri-city citizens. The outdoor possibilities are endless in St. Charles. You can canoe or fish on the Fox River or if you want to go boating, the city has launch sites for you to enter the water. This city also has numerous golf courses, a water park, bike trails and a Japanese Garden.
St. Charles is a family-friendly town with national recognition for its architecture. This city has great schools, great parks and a high quality of life. It has been given the nickname The Pride of the Fox. Do we have to say anything more?!
Our Favorite St. Charles restaurants:
- Puebla Modern Mexican
- Chef Abdul Mediteranean
- Alter Brewing + Kitchen
- Francesca’s by the River