Nestled in the Missouri River Valley, Hermann, Missouri is a picturesque town founded by German vintners in the 1800s. Spend a weekend relaxing in a comfortable cabin, and venture out and explore its beautiful wine country. Whether it’s a family vacation or a romantic trip, there are numerous attractions that will make your Hermann experience a most enjoyable one.
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Select a filter to find an offer fitting your needs among the 283 rentals in Hermann. Many vacation rentals in Hermann include "internet" or "TVs," which makes it a wonderful vacation destination if you need internet access during your vacation or you want to tune out with some TV time. Not as many properties in Hermann are available if you travel with your pet or if you want a rental with a pool as "pools" and "pets Allowed" are not often available in Hermann.
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Wineries, Museums and Festivals with a Hermann Vacation Home
Great Dining and Bars
There's no shortage of options for food and drink in Hermann. The Bank Bar boasts 40 types of martinis, and its patio adjacent to the butterfly garden makes it a great spot for hanging out. The wood-paneled bar indoors offers a cozy setting for conversations.
Head to Espresso Laine for some delicious coffee. Sip a brew and have a bite alongside the locals. A shop area offers games and toys for all ages. If you love German-inspired delicacies, then The Vintage Restaurant at Stone Hill is the place to be. You can't miss tasting specialties like their Schweineschnitzel pork cutlet.
Harvest Table has fresh, homemade dishes featuring ingredients like whole smoked chicken, peaches, and locally produced honey. The restaurant also features an eclectic list of wines and spirits, best enjoyed amidst the charming, warm atmosphere you'll find here.
Hermann’s Fascinating History
There’s a wide range of historic landmarks in Hermann, mainly reflecting the heritage of its German founders. Stroll through the Deutschheim State Historic Site to learn about these settlers who migrated to Missouri in the 19th century. Browse the numerous galleries and rotating exhibits of photographs and artifacts.
A visit to the Pommer-Gentner House takes you back into the era of German neoclassicism. The house is one of Hermann's oldest, built in 1840. Walk around and admire the demonstration garden and half-timbered barn housing 19th-century tools.
The Historic Hermann Museum provides insights on the story of the town's German founders. It's housed in the German School building at the center of the historic district, which served as an elementary school until 1955. The museum building features a clock that was installed in 1890 and continues to operate to this day.
Fun Things to do with Kids in Hermann
Hermann offers a great escape from the hustle and bustle for kids young and old. In this scenic region, there's plenty of outdoor adventures for the family. Hike the Grand Bluffs Conservation Area near Bluffton, with rock formations and cedar forests surrounding the trail. There's plenty of excellent spots to snap family photos.
Visit the Hermann Farm Museum, with its breathtaking views of the Missouri River. It's a great way to learn more about how farmers lived and worked in this area. Kids will enjoy the farm's Shire draft horses and mules that roam its lush pastures.
Riverfront Park is a great place for the family to relax and play. There's plenty of open space for the kids to enjoy themselves, and there's even a volleyball court. You can even watch boats pass on the Missouri River, or even the occasional train traveling the neighboring tracks.
Visiting in and Around Hermann
There are fantastic attractions to explore close to your lodging in Hermann. Drive or pedal down the Hermann Wine Trail for some of Missouri's prettiest scenery. There are seven family-owned wineries located on this route between Hermann and New Haven. Check out the presshouses, tanks, and cellars, and enjoy the local product while you're at it.
A day on the Katy Trail is worth every second spent. The trail is a hub for a wide range of outdoor excursions, and you’ll likely meet walkers, horse riders, bikers, and joggers. Enjoy the lovely shade from the trees as you gaze out at pastoral field scenes, and have a chat with the friendly locals.
For an excursion with a twist, think about a horse-drawn tour of the local wine country. Wine Country Wagon Rides offers full-day trips on a horse-pulled wagon or carriage. These tours take you to either the charming town of Rosebud, or the White Mule Winery. It makes for an unforgettable local experience.
Festivals with Tradition
Hermann's lively community celebrates numerous cultural and historic events throughout the year. If you’re visiting in October, Hermann's Oktoberfest is a can't-miss event. It's held every weekend in multiple locations, and celebrates German heritage through authentic food, dance, and music.
Wine Trail Weekends are some of the region's most popular events. Hosted by the Hermann Vintners Association, these weekends occur in February, April, May, July, November, and December. Visitors get to taste wine and eat food at designated stops in various wineries.
Sausage lovers descend on Hermann on the fourth weekend of March for its Wurstfest celebrations. There's sausage-making competitions amongst other festivities. Sample some of the offerings, and buy some to take with you.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Hermann?
On average, a Bed & Breakfast rentals or Hotel rooms in Hermann costs $72 per night.
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Most travelers search for internet, TVs, and yards when booking a vacation rental in Hermann.
How many vacation rentals are in Hermann?
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