Living Your Best Outdoor Life – Hermann is the Perfect Adventure
Hermann is the heart of Wine Country, and that’s a title we hold proudly, but Hermann isn’t just a haven for wine enthusiasts. With picturesque scenery and abounding outdoor activities, the city is a hidden gem for those who love camping in the great outdoors.
Whether you’re drawn to traditional tent camping, RV camping, or you want to get the best of both worlds while “glamping,” Hermann has everything you need to create unforgettable memories. Hermann has many parks and campgrounds for your Outdoor Adventure.
Hermann City Park Campgrounds Offer Fun in Spades
The camping season in Hermann kicks off the third weekend in March and runs through the third weekend of November.
The City Park Campgrounds offers 51 RV campsites with full water, electric and sewer hook-ups, and a well-equipped shower house, perfectly balancing nature and convenience. Sites are spread out across three different locations giving campers some space between their neighbors. Please note: reservations are required and all sites are reserved for Oktoberfest 2024. Newly introduced in 2024, reservations for the RVs at the City Park campground can be completed online!
The City Park is a hub of excitement for campers of all ages, with amenities such as a swimming pool, basketball, tennis and pickleball courts, playgrounds, and plenty of green space for your favorite yard games.
Hermann Riverfront Park offers picnic areas and a boat ramp where visitors can put in boats, kayaks, and canoes for a day on the Missouri River.
If RV camping isn’t your style, don’t worry – Hermann also welcomes tent campers on a first-come-first-served basis. No matter how you like to camp, the city has the perfect, family-friendly spot to park your RV or pitch your tent and enjoy a campfire under the starlit sky.
Outdoor Adventures for All
Whether you’re a hiker, cyclist, golfer, or you just enjoy a leisurely stroll while window shopping, Hermann and the surrounding area has something for everyone.
Interested in a day trip? Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of nearby Graham Cave State Park, which has a trail, interpretive exhibits, and a boat ramp with access to the Loutre River.
Another outdoor area to add to your list is Grand Bluffs Conservation Area in southern Montgomery County, which features a stretch of dolomite bluffs overlooking the Missouri River that are part of a scenic two-mile stretch of 300-foot bluffs along the river.
Cyclists can get their miles in on the Katy Trail, the longest developed rail-trail in the country. A protected eight-foot bike lane on the Missouri River Bridge provides safe access to the trail. Parking is available at the McKittrick trailhead a mile north of Hermann.
Adventure doesn’t stop in Hermann. Visitors can explore the city’s many museums, shops, take part in guided walking tours, and even participate in hands-on art classes at Blank Canvas Art Gallery. If you’re looking for something new or different, you won’t be disappointed.
New to the city, Hermann’s History & Haunts offers spine-tingling ghost tours exploring legends about the city’s most infamous ghosts and historical landmarks. Visitors will learn local history and hear of hauntings of some of the town’s many historic buildings.
For those wanting a scare-free environment, Quilting Bee Fabrics offers quilting classes and even has two quilting retreats in the books for 2024.
For tasting experiences, indulge in elevated tastings at renowned wineries like Stone Hill Winery and Adam Puchta Winery. Take a guided cellar tour and see how wine is made, or join along on the Hermann Wine Trail showcasing pairings & pours on six different weekends of the year, starting with the Chocolate Wine Trail on February 24th & 25th.
If you’ve been thinking about some new ink or a piercing, check out the city’s new tattoo shop, Borrowed Time.
Hermann offers several transportation options that will pick you up, take you wherever you’d like to visit, and then take you back to your campsite. Whether you want to travel by e-bike, automobile, or trolley, Hermann makes it easy for campers to explore the area.
- Hermann Trolley is a privately owned trolley that provides a safe, fun way to experience Hermann.
- Lyft You Up Rides is a local taxi service that can transport you throughout the city and to surrounding areas.
- Hermann Crown Suites Taxi Service is a private shuttle and taxi service offering transportation for Hermann Crown Suites guests and the general public in Hermann and some surrounding destinations.
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