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Need help with romantic trip idea, St. Louis MO

Need help with romantic trip idea, St. Louis MO

Jan 9th, 2008, 02:00 AM
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Need help with romantic trip idea, St. Louis MO

Hello everyone! I am coming up on my three year anniversary and need some ideas on fun, romantic trip ideas around St. Louis,MO. Willing to travel within several state radius around MO. Any ideas?!?!? B&B's, wineries, etc...
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Jan 9th, 2008, 12:58 PM
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If you are interested in wineries, I would stay in Hermann. There are some very romantic B&B's there, plus the wineries are great.

As far as around St. Louis, there are plenty of romantic restaurants in the downtown area. And you can top it off with a carriage ride around the city.

Are you from St. Louis, or travelling into the area for your anniversary?
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Jan 9th, 2008, 09:31 PM
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Technically from here, but just moved here. Still learning where everything is
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Jan 9th, 2008, 09:45 PM
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I also think Hermann would be a good choice. Website here www.hermannmo.info/

The wine trails are really fun, and the chocolate and wine trail is feb 16-17 if those dates work for you.

There are quite a few wineries in MO www.missouriwine.org/
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Jan 9th, 2008, 10:01 PM
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Many of the nice hotels have "romantic" packages - You could do a spa package at The Ritz and enjoy a massage, have dinner in the restaurant or room service.

There are many great restaurants/bars in this area .

What kind of food do you like?

A drive up the scenic river road past Alton, etc there are many towns with B&B's = you could go all the way up to Galena, IL which has skiing and many reat lodges, etc...

I just got an email form a really cool lodge about an hour out of STL - I will look for it and post a link
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Jan 9th, 2008, 10:05 PM
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Here is the link - I have alwys wanted to check this place out! It is in Illinois

Harpole's Heartland Lodge


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Jan 10th, 2008, 10:39 AM
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topping for LMrn....

I cant think of anything else!
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Jan 11th, 2008, 12:31 AM
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Thank you so much!!!!
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Jan 18th, 2008, 11:51 AM
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We spent our first anniversary at the Garth Mansion in Hannibal. They had a nice package deal with gifts in our room, and then we did a riverboat dinner cruise. Hannibal is not as scenic as Hermann but still lovely and quaint, and the Garth mansion and surrounding area is very romantic.
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Jan 23rd, 2008, 06:56 PM
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The Southern Hotel in Ste. Genevieve is very romantic. We spent one night of our honeymoon there. It's a B&B. Also, check out the Schoolhouse Bed and Breakfast in Rocheport, just west of Columbia. It's about two hours from St. Louis. It's the best B&B I've ever stayed in, hands down. Rocheport is a little town on the Missouri River, and there are antique shops and a winery called Les Bourgious that has an awesome restaurant. They've got a web site.
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