Visit Hermann

Miles of Smiles on the Missouri Rails

All aboard!

Gather your day bag and climb aboard — Visit Hermann by rail through Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner. The train travels daily between St. Louis and Kansas City, with one of the stops in Hermann. 

The city offers a quaint, yet lively energy, with shops, restaurants, wineries, and distilleries galore. Visitors can immerse themselves in history, art, and culture, or find the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of their everyday life with outdoor recreation.

First Stop: Our Visitor Center

When you exit the train, you’ll find yourself at the Hermann Visitor Center, located inside the Amtrak station. Here, you can use the facilities, grab fliers for various attractions, chat with a local expert, and plan your visit to our city. 

Whether you’re staying for a day, the weekend, or longer, there’s something for everyone, and you’ll find yourself missing us as soon as you get back on the train. Hermann is a walkable town, with many amenities, all within blocks of the Amtrak station.  

Tour and Taste Our Wines, Spirits, and More

Hermann is proud to be the heart of Missouri Wine Country. Not only do we sell over 200,000 gallons of wine each year at our award-winning wineries, but we have a rich history of winemaking dating back more than a century.

Wine isn’t the only way to imbibe, though. Hermann offers a host of distilleries and breweries to visit. Whether you’re looking to sample a tasting flight, find small-batch, handcrafted spirits, or to relax in a tranquil atmosphere overlooking the countryside, there’s a place for you. Hermann is part of the Missouri Spirits Expedition with six craft distilleries on the trail for your tasting pleasure.

Family-Friendly Fare

If you’re traveling with a family, there are’s lots of delicious restaurants and eateries fit for families of all sizes. Whether you’re feeling pizza, burgers, wings, or looking for delectable desserts, Hermann does not disappoint. Chocolates, pies, ice cream, and other treats will top off your visit to Hermann and provide you with sweet memories to last a lifetime.

Shop ‘til You Drop!

Hermann is full of boutique and antique shops, all within easya walking distance. Furniture, glassware, primitives, toys, books, lotions and soaps, art, gifts, and fabrics are all waiting to be discovered. Each shop has its own distinct character, and there are so many fun experiences that you’ll get worn out before you get through them all. 

Outdoor Activities Come Calling

You’d be remiss if you didn’t stop to enjoy some of Hermann’s museums, parks, historical sites, and outdoor activities. Hermann offers several self-guided walking tours, state parks, and conservation areas,  nearby, along with and safe access to the Katy Trail, the nation’s longest rails-to-trails project., and aVisitors also have easy access to the Missouri River, with nearby canoe and kayak rentals. Looking for more adventure? Try hiking, golfing, orand ziplining through a nature course! No matter what you choose to do, you’ll find that the outdoors are all calling your name. 

Art and history enthusiasts will love checking out murals, statues, and historical markers that teach about the history of Hermann and those who have lived here.

Overnight Accommodations for All 

When you’re having fun, why not stay for more? Hermann offers more than 600 guest rooms, from basic to grand, and everything in between. RVs and tent camping, bed and breakfast inns, hotels, guest houses, and other lodging options means you’ll find the perfect overnight accommodation to continue your festivities for a night, or for days on end. 

We’re known for our hospitality, and it’s not something we take lightly. Come stay with us, and you’ll see why. 

Venture Further from Hermann

When you are ready to explore beyond our walkable town, we have several options for transportation to safely take you where you want to go. Load up on the Hermann Trolley or catch a local taxi service. 

Our Festivals are Top Notch

In Hermann, we know how to throw a party, and our festivals are second to none. The fun begins with Wurstfest in March, followed by Maifest to welcome spring, garden tours, Freedomfest, Oktoberfest, and of course —– our annual Christmastime in Hermann event, which features a Lantern Parade just after Thanksgiving and ends with the annual ringing of the bell in the Clock Tower to usher in the new year.   

We have parades, dancing, friendly competitions, and heritage-filled food, drinks, and traditions. Games, music, and a host of other attractions make each event a little different from the last. Families and friends, both old and new, will continue their trek to Hermann for all the wonder it has to offer. There’s so much to experience that, you’ll really do have to see for yourself!

Explore Hermann, MO.

Local Transit & Amtrak Arrival Times

Transportation | Hermann Missouri
Gasconade | OATS Transit
EB: 12:36 PM, 7:52 PM
WB: 9:50 AM, 4:39 PM

Amtrak train tracks in Hermann, Missouri
Bikers boarding the Amtrak train in Hermann, Missouri
Three children eating ice cream in Hermann, Missouri
A group of people at a restaurant in Hermann, Missouri