Bored with city life in the Lou but don’t want to spend on a weekend getaway? Leaving the urban sprawl behind doesn’t have to leave you with an empty wallet. We’ve got a wide variety of ideas for day trips that can come in at under $100. There’s something here for you whether you’re looking for old-fashioned charm, family adventure or a relaxing adult soujourn.
The charming historic German town of Hermann,Missouri, heart of the state’s wine country, is just 90 minutes from downtown St. Louis. The area features spectacular vistas, picturesque shops, galleries and fine dining. But what sets Hermann apart from other historic Missouri towns is the Weinstrasse, or Wine Road. There are seven award-winning wineries within 15 miles of Hermann. Spend a leisurely weekend day with friends visiting an assortment and sampling their wares. Be sure to designate a driver for the day.
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