Our original plan for today was to stay close to home because the weather forecast predicted numerous rain showers for the St.Louis area. However, the day started out sunny, and, as John had a dental appointment out in St.Peters on Highway 94, it just made sense to to keep going west after the appointment to the small town of Hermann. We have visited the town in past years and have fond memories of our times spent there. The town is nestled in the river hills of the Missouri river and is famous for its many wineries. The drive to Hermann, on Highway 94, is quite enjoyable through a countryside of rolling hills and forests. Many farm houses, barns, pastures and fields also dot the landscape.