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Creating Last-Minute Thanksgiving Memories: Unforgettable Getaways in Hermann, Missouri

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you find yourself yearning for a last-minute escape with loved ones, look no further than the charming town of Hermann, Missouri. Nestled along the scenic Katy Trail, Hermann offers a unique blend of history, culture, and festive activities that will make your Thanksgiving weekend truly special. Whether you're a couple seeking a romantic retreat or a group of friends in search of a Friendsgiving celebration, Hermann has something for everyone.

Option 1: The Mercantile on the Katy Trail Lodge's Vaudeville Suite:

For an intimate Thanksgiving experience, consider booking the Vaudeville Suite at The Mercantile on the Katy Trail Lodge in McKittrick, MO. This cozy suite for two provides a homey atmosphere with a fully stocked kitchen, allowing you to whip up a special Thanksgiving meal with ease. Picture yourself savoring a delicious dinner on the patio, gathered around the Pagoda firepit, or in the suite creating lasting memories with your loved one. The rustic charm of the Vaudeville Suite sets the stage for a memorable and meaningful holiday escape.

Option 2: Alemania Haus in Hermann for Friendsgiving:

If you're planning a Friendsgiving gathering, plan the perfect stay in our Hermann house, Alemania Haus, to accommodate your group of 4. Enjoy the comfort and convenience of a fully stocked kitchen and make the most of the spacious deck for a laid-back hangout. This option provides the flexibility to create your own Thanksgiving traditions with friends while savoring the picturesque views that Hermann has to offer.

Weekend Festivities in Hermann:

Beyond the cozy accommodations, Hermann is brimming with festive activities for all ages. Start your morning at Espresso Laine's with their delicious beverages and pastries. We personally love their scones! Don't miss the enchanting Children's Lantern Parade, a heartwarming event that adds a touch of magic to the Thanksgiving weekend. For those seeking holiday cheer, make reservations at "A Marshmallow World," Hermann's Holiday Pop-Up Bar, offering seasonal drinks in a festive classy cocktail bar setting. Support local talent offering live music and dancing every Friday and Saturday night at 1837 Cellar Bar, or sing your heart out with your friends at the Caboose's Karaoke Night. Or Glam out for Stone Hill's Winery Experience event.

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Hermann by attending the "Sounds of Starkenburg Concerts, Christmas Market, & Soup Supper" at St. Martin’s Church in Starkenburg. This event features a Christmas concert showcasing pipe organ, brass instrumentalists, and vocalists, accompanied by a Christmas Market and a delightful soup dinner.


Hermann, Missouri, beckons with warmth, charm, and a plethora of Thanksgiving weekend activities that go beyond the ordinary. Whether you choose the intimate setting of The Mercantile on the Katy Trail Lodge or the spacious comfort of Alemania Haus, your Thanksgiving getaway is sure to be filled with special moments and festive memories. Explore the unique offerings of Hermann and make this Thanksgiving weekend one to remember. For more information and to plan your festivities, visit

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