Here’s a quick look at a few of Missouri’s wine regions. They are ideal locations for your next getaway with the girls.
As you sip and savor, take time to enjoy regional sights and restaurants and to relax at cozy bed and breakfasts.
Hermann’s long history of producing fine wines began in the 1830s when German immigrants established themselves here and developed prosperous vineyards on the banks of the Missouri River. Today this area still celebrates its rich culture through German traditions, festivals, museums and award-winning wines.
In addition to wineries, Hermann offers several attractions for visitors to enjoy. They include the Katy Trail, the new Hermann Farm and the Historic Hermann Museum. Local eateries include the Hermann Wurst Haus, Concert Hall and Barrel, and Vintage Restaurant at Stone Hill Winery.
Staying overnight? Check out Hermann Hill Vineyard Bed and Breakfast, Harbour Haus Inn and Suites, and The Inn at Hermannhof.
Hermann is sure to provide days of wine, food and fun! Click here for the full wine-tinerary.
The charming community of Ste. Genevieve is nestled on the west bank of the Mississippi River just 60 miles south of St. Louis. French settlers began growing grapes in this area in the early 1700s.
Today, their impact is apparent in the region’s architecture, museums and wineries. Whether you’re looking to explore history, a quaint downtown or journey into the countryside, Ste. Genevieve has the perfect Missouri wine to pair with your adventure.
When you’re in Ste. Genevieve, be sure to tour the historic homes of the Felix Valle State Historic Site and to work up your appetite with a hike at the beautiful Hawn State Park.
Bed and breakfasts abound in Ste. Genevieve, with The Inn St. Gemme Beauvais and the Main Street Inn Bed and Breakfast among your options.
Make Ste. Genevieve part of your next girlfriends’ getaway in Missouri. Click here for the full wine-tinerary.
Springfield & Branson
Situated about 40 minutes apart in southwest Missouri, Springfield and Branson create the heart of the Ozarks. These cities are known for attractions, shopping, entertainment, and of course wineries! With a wine trail connecting Springfield and Branson the options in this area are numerous.
Of course, both Springfield and Branson have plenty of activities and attractions to keep your group busy. In Springfield, must-see stops include the Springfield Art Museum and the Springfield Hot Glass Studio.
In Branson, be wowed with a ride on the new Branson Ferris Wheel (relocated from Chicago’s Navy Pier) and enjoy a night out at any one of the city’s live-performance venues.
During multi-day trips, Hotel Vandivort and Walnut Street Inn Bed and Breakfast are ideal spots for overnighting in Springfield. In the Branson area, try the White River Lodge Bed and Breakfast and the Bear Creek Bed and Breakfast.
Great meals are waiting for you and your girlfriends at Café Cusco and Gailey’s Breakfast Café in Springfield, and at Dobyns Dining Room at the Keeter Center and Top of the Rock’s Osage Restaurant in Branson.
In short, it won’t be difficult to fill a week of fun in Springfield and Branson. Click here for the full wine-tinerary.