Missouri's Hermann Wine Trail
Founded in the 1800s by German vintners, Hermann (population: 2,600) has retained its small-town character, though thousands come to this Missouri River town each year to explore the area's famous wine trail.
Fall arrives late and lingers along the Hermann Wine Trail, a compact drive along State-100 west of St. Louis. German-founded Hermann has a wine tradition dating back almost 175 years. Enjoy a German meal at Stone Hill Winery's Vintage Restaurant, and treat yourself to a stay at the Inn at Hermannhof, where the Hillside Cottages offer bird's-eye views of town.
Pedal pusher Pack your bike! The Katy Trail goes right by Hermann as it follows the Missouri River across the state.
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