City Escape: St. Louis, Missouri

City Escape: St. Louis, Missouri
Riders will follow the Missouri River along its serpentine course from the outskirts of St. Louis to the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City. Pleasant views of farmland, charming villages, and numerous vineyards abound on this journey through the Missouri Rhineland.


Approximately 230 miles

Meet-up Spot

Starbucks, 6187 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, St. Peters, MO.

Lunch Stop

LongHorn Steakhouse, 3545 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City, MO, (573) 636-9100.

Scenery (2 out of 5)

Lush vegetation and bucolic vistas along the Missouri River.

Traffic (3 out of 5)

Traffic along these rural routes is generally pretty light.

Difficulty (2 out of 5)

Route 94 tracks over small hills and through some tight curves in the Rhineland area, but the routes, for the most part, are not technically demanding.

Road Conditions (3 out of 5)

The roads are generally in good condition with the exception of some of the most rural byways.


Klondike Park
High bluff overlook of the Missouri River.

Jefferson City
Missouri's state capital perched on the banks of the Missouri River.

August A. Busch Conservation Area
A well-preserved natural area with numerous ponds and waterways, waterfowl, and an interpretive center for visitors.