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Don’t miss the tenth annual Museum Day Live! hosted by Smithsonian magazine to celebrate the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day.
Just download your ticket at Museum Day Live! and on September 27, you and a guest can enjoy participating museums across the country...for free.
Visit Smithsonian.com to download your Museum Day Live! ticket, starting August 1.
You must present your ticket to be admitted free. Participating Missouri museums include:
Augusta Winery features a year-round complimentary tasting room, gift shop and a covered terrace.
The Wine and Beer Garden is open April through October and has free, live music on weekends. Bring your own picnic or purchase cheese, sausage, snacks and beverages at the winery.
No outside alcohol or beverages allowed.
Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
During the winter months, we recommend guests call ahead to verify hours and to check on potentially hazardous road conditions.
Chandler Hill Vineyards invites you to the Sunday afternoon farmers market from early May to mid October. Local farmers and artisans offer fresh seasonal produce, unique crafts, and handmade treats. Live music featured from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Chandler Hill is reminiscent of Napa Valley and Northern Italy. We have a 5,000 square foot tasting room, marketplace and restaurant, plus a 4,500 square foot deck overlooking the vineyards, lake and rolling hills.
We have wines from Missouri, California, Washington State and Oregon. Our menu offers sandwiches, soups, salads, and cheese and antipasto plate specialties. In our marketplace, select from a variety of enticing cheeses, meats and gifts.
Free music every weekend. We can accommodate 350 for weddings and private events.
No outside food or beverages allowed.
Enjoy a relaxing weekend camping under the stars at Klondike Park, situated off Route 94 between Defiance and Augusta. Nestled in Missouri’s scenic wine country, Klondike Park offers campers a chance to reconnect to nature and the outdoors; the camp is a popular destination for Girl and Boy Scout troops. The camp features cabins that sleep eight, as well as primitive campsites for the all-out campers. The six cabins have beds, electricity, a table and ceiling fans. One of the cabins is handicapped accessible.
A central shower house and nearby restrooms are also available to all who stay at Klondike Park and are open during the months of April through October. This unique shower house also features a built-in camp kitchen. The kitchen has a stove, a sink, stainless steel countertops, and several electrical outlets.
The six camper cabins, 10 basic campsites and 31 primitive sites at Klondike Park can be rented year-round and range from $7 to $65 in price. Reservations are taken Monday through Thursday and can be made either online at www.stccparks.org or by calling 636-949-7535.
In addition to the overnight facilities, the recreational opportunities include cycling through the park’s miles of natural-surface and paved trails, which connect to the historic Katy Trail; strolling around the Bluff Walking Trail where you will see tremendous views of the birding/wildflower area; fishing in the large lake located in the middle of the park; relaxing around the group council ring area, which features a large fire pit for roasting marshmallows and offers homemade benches to sit on; viewing wildlife, native plants and the rolling tree-line countryside from the bluffs of this former silica sand quarry.
This circa 1910 Victorian farmhouse is three blocks from Augusta Winery; four blocks from Mount Pleasant Winery and from the Katy Trail. The home accommodates four couples in four rooms with queen-sized beds and private baths en suite. Two of the rooms have oversized whirlpool reproduction claw foot tubs. Two have walk-in showers.
There is a large hot-tub in the garden; an outdoor fireplace; extensive gardens and patios. The indoor guest area includes a large sunroom with a massive stone wood-burning fireplace.
Cookies, fresh baked bread and hot beverages are provided. We have a guest refrigerator stocked with cold drinks. A full, hot breakfast is served. Member: Bed and Breakfast Inns of Missouri.
Rooms are available on an individual basis. Also, the entire house may be reserved; a whole house discount is offered. The innkeepers reside next door.
Guests are provided an expanded continental breakfast. Also provided, if our guests would care to cook, are eggs and ham or sausage. The fully equipped kitchen is stocked with coffee, teas, hot chocolate, and bottled water. A snack tray of cheese, sausage, crackers and cookies is delivered in the afternoon.
The inn is one block from the Augusta Brewing Co.; two blocks from the Katy Trail; within 10 minutes wineries and shops.
Open April thru December.
We produce grape and fruit wines, as well as port. Located on a hilltop, overlooking the Missouri River valley. Katy Trail access. We present live music most Saturdays and Sundays, spring thru fall.
We offer a selection of cheese, sausages, crackers, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic.
Catering and facilities for private functions are available. Weddings are a speciality.
Please note: It is against Missouri law to carry any outside beverages of any kind onto a winery’s property – leave your beer, wine (from other sources), soda and other beverages in the car.
Step into history at the Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center. The Daniel Boone Home is nestled upon the rolling hills of wine country and overlooks the Femme Osage Valley. This beautiful setting represents life in the early 1800's from its adventures to its lifelong struggles. The Boone Home brings the legacy of Daniel Boone to life. Within the thick limestone walls, stories of a daring man offer a glimpse into family matters, risky adventures, and hard fought battles.
The Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center is owned and operated by Lindenwood University. The university has helped in the creation of the village, which is a simulated town comprised of over a dozen 19th century buildings moved from within 50 miles of the local area. This village included buildings such as a general store, school house, grist mill, carpenter shop and the Old Peace Chapel.
Guided tours operate on the hour, please call for availability. The Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center offers guided tours of the Daniel Boone home and/or village, as well as self-guided tours of the village. Groups are welcome. School groups/field trip options are also available. Call for more information.
The Inn at Defiance is a Boutique Bed & Breakfast located in Missouri's Premiere Wine Region. Conveniently located next to the Katy Trail and near several wineries, the Inn offers four comfortably appointed rooms, amenities, and a delicious breakfast. A stay at the Inn is sure to help you relax and unwind in Wine Country.
All rooms include private baths, flat-screen "Smart" televisions, robes, slippers, hairdryers, alarm clocks, private external room entry doors, security monitored parking lots, green amenities, and locally produced products and organic foods. Our 600-square-foot suite has its own sitting area and jetted tub.
Common areas include a large 6-person hot tub in the four seasons room, a lounge, fireplaces, an observation area, library, gathering space, outdoor deck, coffee makers, and more.
The Restaurant and Wine Garden serves sandwiches, salads, fancy desserts and many beverages, including beer and fine wines by the glass or bottle. Our huge front porch and patios overlook the beautiful Missouri River valley.
Our facilities are a perfect venue for weddings and private events. We can accommodate 300 guests, in all-weather seating. Our century-old home overlooks the beautiful Missouri River valley and is surrounded by many patios, ponds with waterfalls, swans and ducks, and display gardens.
Our landscaping was featured in Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Our 42-acre nursery and farm provides a relaxing country atmosphere while offering a wide selection of perennials, flowering shrubs, annuals, and tropicals for purchase.
We produce small batch, hand-crafted wines. Craft beers, cheeses, sausages and snack items are available, along with picnic supplies. You are welcome to bring your own picnic baskets.
We are on Route 94, 100 yards north of the Katy Trail, on a 10-acre hill overlooking the Missouri River. Tours of the facility are offered. Join our wine club.
This is a great spot for picking, drinking our Missouri wines and enjoying the live music (Sat. & Sun., 1-5 p.m.).
Closed December thru March.
Note: It is against Missouri law to carry any outside beverages of any kind onto a winery’s property – leave your beer, wine (from other sources) and other beverages in the car.
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