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On the annual Candlelight Tours, experience the magic of the beautifully decorated Governor's Mansion.
The tour features several decorated rooms of the historic brick building, which has been home of Missouri Governors since 1871.
Walk-in groups of less than 10 are always 030welcome. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.
Join us in celebrating the holiday season with this year's 75th Annual Christmas Parade. See dozens of floats decorated in holiday themes and hear local bands playing Christmas carols while collecting candy and waving on the parade!
The glow of candlelight fills the first legislative chambers as musicians perform traditional songs native to Missouri and the Midwest to get you in the holiday spirit.
Tickets: $10; sales begin Nov. 28.
You will be surprised and delighted as period-dressed interpreters lead you by candlelight through the fully restored capitol building. The ambiance of the warm crackling fire and glowing candles will get you in the holiday mood. Admission is $4.50 for adults and $3 for children. Tours last one hour and leave every 15 minutes until 9 p.m. Reservations are required. For more information, please call 636-940-3322.
On February 21-22, 2015 the seven Hermann area wineries will host the Chocolate Wine Trail, where the wineries have paired luscious chocolate creations with their wines. Participating wineries are:
The $30 ticket price includes a souvenir wine glass. Purchase tickets in advance online at www.HermannWineTrail.com or call the Hermann Welcome Center at 800-932-8687.
Welcome to a place where Christmas past and present become one. A place where storybook characters come to life before your very eyes. A place where the typical hustle and bustle of the holiday season melts away, and allows you to enjoy the yuletide sights, sounds and magic of yesteryear. Welcome to Historic Saint Charles, Missouri and Christmas Traditions!
This annual month-long festival celebrates the best of the holiday season.
Close your eyes and listen to the sounds of holiday music from the Victorian Carolers and the fife and drum corps.
Experience the unique shopping and dining opportunities found along the festively decorated brick-lined streets.
Take in the scent of roasting chestnuts.
Capture in your mind a time in America when life was simpler and Christmas was elegant and magical.
Christmas Traditions offers something special for everyone. And with 2014 marking the 40th anniversary of this favorite holiday tradition, there has never been more to experience!
The Columbia Handbell Ensemble, headquartered in Columbis, Missouri, travels to hermann for this Christmas concert at St. George Church. The group performa on sets of five-octave handbells and chimes. Their aim is to promote the excellence of music through the media of handbells.
Come visit St. George Church for the Handbell Ensemble and the Rectory Christmas decoration tours.
A Jefferson City tradition for almost 20 years, Living Windows takes place downtown, where storefronts and windows come alive with dancers, singers, religious and holiday themes.
Hayrides wind their way through the streets and Santa Claus greets kids at Hawthorn Bank. More than 50 groups participate, filling High Street with more than three blocks of entertainment.
Enjoy refreshments; listen to carolers; and watch performances sharing the holiday spirit.
Historian and museum interpreter Henry Gensky will present the "Capitols of Missouri." The program will take visitors on a virtual journey through time and place to explore Missouri's current and previous capitol buildings.
The program continues the museum's ongoing series, "Museum After Hours," held the first Wednesday of each month. In addition to the program, the museum's galleries will be open until 9 p.m. The program will be held in the Missouri State Museum's History Hall, located in the east wing of the Missouri State Capitol.
Representatives from Missouri River Relief will discuss their grassroots efforts to connect people to the Missouri River through river clean-up, educational events and stewardship.
Established in 1855, Adam Puchta Winery is the oldest continuously owned and operated family winery in the United States. The Puchta family, now in their 7th generation, continues to produce award-winning wines in a unique, charmingly historic setting.
We offer wine tasting and a gourmet gift shop; live music on some weekends.
Located beside Frene Creek, on the original family homestead, 2.5 miles west of Hermann, off Route 100.
Check our website for details, special events and music schedules.
Victorian-style bed and breakfast. Four unique guestrooms, all with luxury bath, antique-style electric fireplace and individual climate control. Off-street parking. We serve a multi-course breakfast prepared by a professional chef. Cooking school on-site.
One suite with jetted tub. Be sure to see our Lionel model trains layout when you stay with us. We are located seven miles north of Jefferson City, on Route 54 at the Route OO exit. The Katy Trail is four miles; Lake of the Ozarks is 40 miles, there is a winery four miles away. We have a large parking area.
Relax and enjoy great views of the Missouri countryside. Two trains daily each direction between St. Louis and Kansas City, with stops at St. Louis, Kirkwood, Washington, Hermann, Jefferson City, Sedalia, Warrensburg, Lee's Summit, Independence and Kansas City.
Limited carry-on bicycle space is available (St. Louis-Kansas City trains only); restrictions apply. Reservations are required for bicycle space and for all passengers. Purchase tickets from any travel agent or on the Amtrak Web site.
Discounts offered: seniors (62+), children (2-12), active duty military, groups (20+), AAA, Veterans Advantage members, and Student Advantage members. See individual listings for each city served.
Anchors Away is the sister house of Cat Nap Inn and right next door; your party of up to 16 guests can be close, with privacy, right in the heart of downtown Hermann! Both Guest Houses have hot tubs and fully stocked kitchens with eclectic furnishings and creative touches throughout.
Enjoy being outdoors with fire pits and BBQ pits as well. See our website for prices and availability.
Step back in history at one of the finest antique shops in St. Charles. Featuring lamps, clocks, primitives, glassware and furniture, along with a picture gallery. We buy, sell and appraise. Located on Historic North Main Street.
Our grounds are three miles north of St. Joseph, approximately one mile from I-29. We offer year-round camping, with 53 full hookup RV sites, big rig friendly, on 23 scenic acres; 40 of the sites are pull-thru; 17 sites have cable.
There are 23 primary tent sites.
Amenities include: restrooms with showers; coin-operated laundry; hiking trails; recreation areas; and a stocked, private ‘catch and release’ lake. Off-season camper storage is available.
This circa 1865 house is located one block from the Katy Trail, amidst Augusta’s acclaimed wineries. Apple Gate offers three guest suites, each with private bath and private entrance; one has a kitchenette. A full, hot breakfast is served.
We provide guests with an escape to America's past, while enjoying the luxuries of today.
The site offers 47 campsites: 12 basic; 34 with electricity; and one with electric, sewer and water. On-season (April 15-Oct. 31) services include a dump station, shower facilities and woodlot, along with potable water spigots located throughout the campground. There is a special-use camping area.
There are hiking trails, picnic sites and a visitor center museum. The Santa Fe Trail crossed the Missouri River here. Landmarks include artist George Caleb Bingham's house, the 1834 J. Huston Tavern and a one-room jail.
Located 13 miles north of I-70 on Route 41. Check-in: 3 p.m. Check-out: 2 p.m. Reservations: 877-422-6766 or online at www.MoStateParks.com.
The Bier Garden is located right beside the Katy Trail. With Augusta's strong German heritage, there has always been a love of great beers. Our hope is to revive this tradition by serving our own beer, in a unique setting.
We serve a menu of pub-style foods and barbecue specialties. Park your bicycle and pull up a chair indoors, in the covered patio and the outdoor terrace.
Live music and many special events are scheduled, spring thru fall.
A private cottage for two. Relax in privacy with a king-size bed, sitting area with a color TV, full bath with tub and shower, automatic heat and cooling.
There is a kitchen; a spacious front porch with a swing and rocking chairs; and a shady backyard. Fresh flowers, chocolates and cookies welcome you.
Breakfast includes juice, coffee, tea, cereal, breakfast breads, fresh fruit and the necessary accompaniments.
The Luxury Suites have elegant Jacuzzi suites with ground floor entrances. Co-located with Ashley’s Rose Restaurant across from the town square in the heart of Augusta’s major town activities.
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.
A unique combination of hair salon and boutique in Parkville. You will find a relaxed environment to have your hair quaffed or do a bit of shopping, or both. Some of the latest trends and fun accessories are available.
A folk art gallery in a restored 100-year-old building. We feature handmade works by Missouri artisans and some from neighboring states. In addition to other types, works include: chainsaw sculptures of eagles, fish, turtles, frogs, bears and mountain scenes; outdoor metal art; and American Indian art.
Warm. Welcoming. Approachable. Offering wine novices and connoisseurs fine wines, a relaxed environment and personal service. Come relax on our wine deck or in our indoor seating area.
Free tasting and tours; live music; and events throughout the year.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
A beach lifestyle apparel and decor company.
This urban park features paved streets, concrete pads and patios. We have 30-amp/50-amp hook-ups, cable TV, Wi-Fi, restrooms and laundry.
Our menu includes a variety of choices, everything from fried green beaks to fresh grilled-chicken salad to steaks and shrimp. We also offer sandwiches, from burgers to tenderloins, and entrees, such as our smoked pork chop. On weekends, we offer specials featuring catfish and peel-and-eat shrimp.
We feature a full bar with several beers and wines - including wines from the Bushwhacker Bend Winery, located just across the street - and specialty drinks; our strawberry cake is among our customers' favorite desserts.
Belvoir Winery's tasting room is filled with old-world charm, complete with a full bar. The 40,000-square-foot building is a former Odd Fellows Home, circa 1910. We have lots of space for private events or consider Belvoir for a wedding.
Belvoir, which is French for beautiful view, sits on 170 acres, with breathtaking vistas. It is located in the Odd Fellows Historic District off Route 291. Visit the winery and learn about the 130-year history of the property.
On days we have a wedding at the winery, we close the winery early at 6 p.m., and 5 p.m. in October only. Please call if you would like to check closing times.
Triple Creek Farm is located in Franklin County Missouri just a stone’s throw from the Missouri River in the heart of Missouri Wine Country. Berger Guesthouse is 7 miles east of Hermann, Missouri or 6 miles west of New Haven, Missouri just off Route 100.
Situated on 42 acres, Triple Creek Farm provides a quiet getaway with farm animals, a small lake, three creeks, in-ground pool, woods and wildlife galore. You can walk and bike to the Berger Bottoms from the farm or catch the Katy Trail in Hermann.
Berger Guesthouse has been totally renovated by Master Carpenter Phil Manne. The two newly renovated suites have their own private kitchens and baths and original hardwood floors. Both suites are exquisitely, but sparsely decorated with images taken on the farm by owner and photographer Margie Manne. In 1942 the caretaker built an addition on the guesthouse made solely out of ammunition boxes. The Mannes have preserved this fabulous piece of history just for you.
This 133-room hotel is less than half-a-mile from the Bass Pro Shop, Ameristar Casino, 10 restaurants and two grocery stores; eight miles from St. Louis Lambert International Airport. (Shuttle available for an additional fee.)
In addition to our standard guestrooms, we offer two-room suites and whirlpool suites. There are two meeting rooms that accommodate up to 70 people.
We offer a complimentary hot breakfast. Our oversized, heated, indoor pool has an adjoining outdoor sundeck.
Visit our website for details, photos and reservations.
An award-winning, Tuscan themed, all suite-style, AAA Three-Diamond hotel. Each guestroom features plush bedding; seating area with love seat; lounge chair; coffee table; 42-inch HDTV; desk; and a large bathroom.
Guests may relax in the spacious breakfast room and enjoy a free, hot breakfast with scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, and Belgian waffles. Also, fresh-made chocolate chip cookies are served Monday through Thursday afternoons. Complimentary USA Today available in the lobby.
Located three miles from the Capitol, the Governor’s Mansion, the historic Missouri State Penitentiary, Lincoln University, and many government offices. Columbia Regional Airport is 25 miles.
Big River Ranch provides 2,100 acres of land to enjoy on horseback. We offer 25 miles of cut trails; five of which are along the Missouri River. We have an event center, camping, an outdoor lighted arena, and horse boarding stables. We welcome RVs.
Birk's Gasthaus occupies the Herzog Mansion. There are nine guestrooms, seven with private bath. There is a game room with a 50-inch plasma TV, a poker table and a full-size pool table. We serve homemade food and pastries. We offer Murder Mystery weekends; see our website for schedules. The park-like setting and wraparound covered porches all set the theme to enjoy our local wines and your stay in Hermann.
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