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Self-guided ride from CLINTON TO ST. CHARLES, MO in 6 days

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Overview

Trail: Rail Trail crushed limestone Mileage: 235 miles – 39-mile daily average Tour timing: April through October Ride America’s longest continuous rail to trail bike path covering 235 miles on this crushed limestone trail. You begin your 6-day 5-night tour in St. Charles where you are picked up and driven to Clinton, MO to start your ride. Then spend the next days riding back to St. Charles enjoying rural Missouri, wildlife, winery towns and riding along the Missouri River. If our listed dates don't meet your schedule, then call our office 314-656-6229 or send CONTACT for dates that work for you. What’s Included: Nightly Accommodations, Breakfast, Shuttle, Digital Mapping & Voice Navigation, Electronic Itinerary, Trail Themed T-shirt and Patch. Extras: Luggage Shuttle, Bike Rentals and Extra Accommodations

Schedule

Your 6-day itinerary is below for your Katy Self-Guided Tour

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Day One

Shuttle from St. Charles to Clinton, then ride 36 miles to Sedalia – Meet the shuttle van at St. Charles near the eastern end of the Katy Trail. Overnight parking is available at the KATY parking lot and is free for your entire ride. The St. Charles trailhead is a 20-minute drive or taxi/uber from St. Louis Airport (STL). The shuttle will pick you and your bike up and drive directly to the KATY Trailhead in Clinton (3.5 – 4 hours). Begin your ride on the KATY trail and head to Sedalia – 36 miles. Sedalia is home of the State Fair as well as Scott Joplin. Sedalia has a nice KATY Trail Depot museum that is worth your time for a visit.

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Day Two

Cycling Day: 37 miles-Sedalia to Boonville

Begin your day at the KATY Trail Depot Museum in Sedalia or the Scott Joplin Museum before departing Sedalia. Your destination on the trail is Boonville, named for Daniel Boone’s Children. Boonville is home to one of Missouri’s Casinos or you can walk the quaint streets and visit their shops.

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Day Three

Cycling Day: 50 miles-Boonville to Jefferson City – Today is the longest section of your tour on the Katy Trail, 50 miles to Jefferson City. In the morning you will cycle beneath towering limestone bluffs some of the highest on the trail. The Missouri River can be seen frequently during the day as well as many small bridges. Your destination is N. Jefferson trailhead across the river from Jefferson City. Follow the path across the Missouri on the safe bike bridge with awesome views of the river and capital building.

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Day Four

Cycling Day: 46 miles- Jefferson City to Hermann 

Start your day with a return across the bike bridge to the N. Jefferson trailhead. Ride east to just before McKittrick where you can pick up a bike path into Hermann that crosses the Missouri River on another safe bike bridge. The winery town of Hermann has much to offer including Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries, restaurants and antique shops.

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Day Five

Cycling Day: 39 miles- Hermann to Augusta

Today’s destination is Augusta, another small winery town with 257 population. But don’t let the small town fool you, it has 5 wineries, antique shops, glass studio and a wood shop awaiting you in this scenic town.  

Wednesday night food options are limited in Augusta - Winery has a cafe, Convenience store has sandwiches and frozen pizza in town.  Some restaurants nearby do deliver (however that has been spotty).

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Day Six

Cycling Day: 27 miles-Augusta to St. Charles

This is your final day of cycling. Leave the B&B in Augusta and ride east on the trail to St. Charles where you have left your car at the trailhead in St. Charles. You should arrive back to St. Charles by 1:00pm.   When you arrive in St. Charles you are steps away from the old St. Charles with 1800’s homes and shops on Main Street and you can visit Missouri’s first capitol, KATY Depot and the KATY Trail Museum.


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Hotel after tour in St. Charles - per night

Hotel night after tour - last day of tour - Country Inn and Suites- must be purchased with a tour

FROM$190.00

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Hotel before tour in Clinton - per night

FROM$155.00

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Hybrid bike rental - per bike

Hybrid bike delivered at shuttle pick-up- must be purchased with a tour

FROM$300.00

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E-bike rental - per bike

E-bike Rental delivered at Shuttle Pick-up- must be purchased with a tour

FROM$525.00

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Gravel Bike Rental - per bike

Gravel bike delivered at shuttle pick up- must be purchased with a tour

FROM$350.00

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Luggage Shuttle Support - per bag (40# or less)

We will shuttle your luggage to each lodging location, no need to carry it on your bike. $35/day - must be purchased with a tour...
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Hotel before tour in St. Charles - per night

Hotel in St. Charles the night before the tour - Country Inn and Suites- must be purchased with a tour

FROM$190.00

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Panniers for Bike

Panniers delivered at Shuttle Pick up- must be purchased with a tour

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