As the weather cools and Hermann gears up for fall events and festivals, now is the perfect time to start planning your stay in Wine Country. Getaways don’t have to just be for humans—your pooch can explore all that Hermann has to offer as well! There are plenty of pet-friendly places in the charming, historic German town that will allow Fido to enjoy Hermann by your side. Several Hermann-area restaurants have beautiful patio and sidewalk seating where they allow leashed dogs to visit with their owners. Some spots even have a special doggy menu so your companion can have a treat, too! Many Hermann events and festivals are pet-friendly for your leashed pal, so feel free to check out the ever-popular Oktoberfest events held each weekend in the month of October. 

If you aren’t interested in the Oktoberfest celebrations, check out our Calendar of Events to see the many upcoming other outdoor events that are perfect for you and your four-legged friend. Just taking a stroll through the streets of Hermann’s historic downtown, you’ll see how dog-friendly it is. Several shops, cafes, restaurants, and even the local newspaper have set out doggie bowls for pets to stop for a drink as you explore the town’s beautiful architecture and do some shopping. 

Trying to plan where to stay for your getaway with your companion? Booking through the Visit Hermann website allows you to see which places are pet-friendly in your search—just look for the paw print! Fortunately, Hermann offers visitors traveling with pets many lodging options, so you’ll have your pick of inns, guest houses, B&Bs, and even luxury suites. More than a dozen local lodging places are pet-friendly!

If you’re interested in doing some traveling with your favorite companion this fall, look no further than Hermann! Located just over an hour from St. Louis and three hours from Kansas City, it’s perfect for a day trip to check out the town’s detailed history, exciting festivals, exceptional food, and award-winning wines. Remember that you and Fido can also stay the night at one of our many pet-friendly accommodations. Book your stay today!


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