Storm chasers will appreciate that Saint Charles is the St. Louis National Weather Service Forecast Office's base. The weather station serves Missouri from its central/east-central and northern borders to southwest and west-central Illinois. If indoor football or soccer is the sport of choice, the St. Louis Attack plays X-League Indoor Football at Family Arena. St. Charles, MO residents also get their game on by watching Major Arena Soccer League's St. Louis Ambush, which also plays in the Family Arena. Residents who want to get in on the action have plenty of outdoor space to play. Katy Trail is a 225-mile bike and skate park. Rover can get in on the action as well at the DuSable Park-Bales Area, which is an off-leash dog park with runs for both small and large canines.

Saint Charles, MO is both a city and a county seat. With a population of over 65,000 people, St. Charles, as it's officially known, is Missouri's ninth largest city. It rests on the Missouri River and is about 25 miles northwest of St. Louis. Homes in this 24-square-mile town range in price from the low to mid-$100,000s, and buyers can find plenty of front and backyard space on one-quarter to half-acre lots. This is the perfect place to find a spacious family home with plenty of play yard.

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