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100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.

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Romantic Places in Missouri

Central Missouri’s St. Charles is where Louis & Clark set off on their expedition and the Katy Trail begins. Located 25 miles south of St. Louis, St. Charles’ restored historic district and waterfront evokes the ambience of the 19th century. Hike or bike the scenic 225 mile Katy Trail — mostly following the Missouri River — from St. Charles past wine country and farms to the oldest mountains in the U.S., the southern Missouri’s Ozarks. The meandering Missouri River flows from St. Louis in the east to Kansas City in the west.

Boone’s Lick Trail Inn

1000 S. Main St., St. Charles, MO

Mid-19th century Federal brick building with views over the Missouri River.

T: +1 636 947-7000. 5 room b&b. US$ 165-
www.booneslick.com

The Rhineland

Missouri’s wine country. Historic Hermann is located off the Katy Trail, next to wineries, and is known for its Weinstrasse’ Octoberfests.

Alpenhorn Gasthaus

179 E Highway 100, Hermann, MO

The historic Alpenhorn is quintessentially Europe, focused on good food & wine, and complete with a vineyard, sheep grazing in the backyard and a brick wine cellar. Its hilltop setting is two minutes from antique shops, art galleries, wineries & micro breweries.

www.alpenhorngasthaus.com

T: +1 (573) 486-8228

Kansas City

Hilly, tree-lined streets, barbecue, jazz, and renowned art museums.

Southmoreland on the Plaza

116 East 46th Street, Kansas City, Missouri

Located in the arts district, two blocks off Country Club Plaza

T: 816 531-7979  12 room b&b. US$ 135-
www.southmoreland.com

Northern Missouri

Garth Woodside Mansion

11069 New London Road, Hannibal, Missouri

Mark Twain slept here in this private, 33 acre Victorian estate nestled in rolling meadows on the edge of Huck Finn’s Mississippi River town.

T: +1 573 221-2789. 10 room b&b. US$ 109-
www.garthmansion.com