Katy Trail - Self-Guided
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America’s Longest Recreational Rail-Trail

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Start to Finish

6 day/5 nights

Clinton to St. Charl.

235 miles

$850

Depot to Depot

5 day/4 nights

Sedalia to St. Charl.

199 miles

$725

Rivers and Bluffs

4 day/3 nights

Rocheport to St. Charl.

149 miles

$600

Capital to Capital

3 day/2 nights

Jeff City to St. Charl.

108 miles

$475

Wine Country

2 day/1 nights

Hermann to St. Charl.

63 miles

$350

NameNightsBike DaysTotal MilesAvg. Mile/DayPer Person Double OccupancyAdd for Single*Start Days**
Start to Finish5623539$850$500THU - SUN
Depot to Depot4519940$725$400FRI - MON
River and Bluffs3414937$600$300SAT - TUE
Capital to Capital2310836$475$250SUN - WED
Wine Country126332$350$150SUN - THU

*Add for Single:

Additional price for SOLO CYCLIST or ONE PERSON in a room

**Start Days:

Additional cost to start on other than posted days – based on availability

Groups of 6 or more, or Returning Guests:

Receive 5% discount

Katy Start to Finish

Clinton to St. Charles

6 Days, 5 Nights

235 Miles

$850 per person/double occupancy

Starts Thursday – Sunday – EACH WEEK

Start Dates

April 1 – Oct 31

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 6 Days of Cycling
  • 5 nights in Bed & Breakfast or small inn
  • Lodging near trail with lunch and dinner suggestions
  • 5 mornings with breakfast
  • Parking at St. Charles
  • Shuttle St. Charles to Clinton
  • Bring your bike or we can suggest a rental (e-bikes available)
  • Maps and daily route directions
  • Suggested packing list
  • Crossroads Bike Tour T-shirt and patch
  • 5% discount for returning customer or groups of 6 or more

America’s longest continuous rail to trail bike path.  Day 1 shuttle provided from St. Charles to Clinton and arrive by noon.   Ride back to St. Charles over the next 6 days.  Enjoy rural Missouri, wildlife, winery towns, the 1st and current capital cities and the ride along the Missouri River.

2KATY-trail-tunnel

Day 1

Travel Day: 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.

Day 2

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.

Day 3

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.

Day 4

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 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.

Day 5

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.

Day 6

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. But before you get to St. Charles, you need to stop in Defiance, just 7 miles from Augusta to see the squirrel bar or other unique bars in this town. 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.

Katy Depot to Depot

Sedalia to St. Charles

5 Days, 4 Nights

199 Miles

$725 per person/double occupancy

Starts Friday – Monday – EACH WEEK

Start Dates

April 1 – Oct 31

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 5 days of cycling
  • 4 nights in Bed & Breakfast or small inn
  • Lodging near trail with lunch and dinner suggestions
  • 4 mornings with breakfast
  • Parking at St. Charles
  • Shuttle St. Charles to Sedalia 
  • Bring your bike or we can suggest a rental (e-bikes available)
  • Maps and daily route directions
  • Suggested packing list
  • Crossroads Bike Tour T-shirt and patch
  • 5% discount for returning customer or groups of 6 or more

America’s longest continuous rail to trail bike path.  Day 1 shuttle provided from St. Charles to Sedalia and arrive by noon.   Ride back to St. Charles over the next 5 days.  Enjoy rural Missouri, wildlife, winery towns, the 1st and current capital cities and the ride along the Missouri River.

Katy Trail - Depot to Depot

Day 1

Cycling Day: 37 miles-Sedalia to Boonville – 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 Trail Depot Museum (3.5 – 4 hours). Take a quick tour at the KATY Trail Depot Museum in Sedalia 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.

Day 2

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.

Day 3

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 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 Herman has much to offer including Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries, restaurants and antique shops.

Day 4

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 full you, it has 5 wineries, antique shops, glass studio and a wood shop awaiting you in this scenic town.

Day 5

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. But before you get to St. Charles, you need to stop in Defiance, just 7 miles from Augusta to see the squirrel bar or other unique bars in this town. 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 and the Katy Trail Museum.

Katy Rivers and Bluffs

Rocheport to St. Charles

4 Days, 3 Nights

149 Miles

$600 per person/double occupancy

Starts Saturday – Tuesday – EACH WEEK

Start Dates

April 1 – Oct 31

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 4 days of cycling
  • 3 nights in Bed & Breakfast or small inn
  • Lodging near trail with lunch and dinner suggestions
  • 3 mornings with breakfast
  • Parking at St. Charles
  • Shuttle St. Charles to Rocheport
  • Bring your bike or we can suggest a rental (e-bikes available)
  • Maps and daily route directions
  • Suggested packing list
  • Crossroads Bike Tour T-shirt and patch
  • 5% discount for returning customer or groups of 6 or more

America’s longest continuous rail to trail bike path.  Day 1 shuttle provided from St. Charles to Rocheport and arrive by noon.   Ride back to St. Charles over the next 4 days.  Enjoy rural Missouri, wildlife, winery towns, the 1st and current capital cities and the ride along the Missouri River.

KATY Bike Tour Rivers and Bluffs

Day 1

Cycling Day: 38 miles-Rocheport to Jefferson City – 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 Rocheport (3- 3.5 hours).Take the Trail west one mile to go through the beautiful tunnel at the entrance of Rocheport. Then back on the trail heading east 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.

Day 2

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 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 Herman has much to offer including Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries, restaurants and antique shops.

Day 3

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 full you, it has 5 wineries, antique shops, glass studio and a wood shop awaiting you in this scenic town.

Day 4

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. But before you get to St. Charles, you need to stop in Defiance, just 7 miles from Augusta to see the squirrel bar or other unique bars in this town. 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 and the Katy Trail Museum.

Katy Capital to Capital

Jefferson City to St. Charles

3 Days, 2 Nights

108 Miles

$475 per person/double occupancy

Starts Sunday – Wednesday – EACH WEEK

Start Dates

April 1 – Oct 31

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 3 days of cycling
  • 2 nights in Bed & Breakfast or small inn
  • Lodging near trail with lunch and dinner suggestions
  • 2 mornings with breakfast
  • Parking at St. Charles
  • Shuttle St. Charles to Jefferson City Trailhead
  • Bring your bike or we can suggest a rental (e-bikes available)
  • Maps and daily route directions
  • Suggested packing list
  • Crossroads Bike Tour T-shirt and patch
  • 5% discount for returning customer or groups of 6 or more

America’s longest continuous rail to trail bike path.  Day 1 shuttle provided from St. Charles to Jefferson City Trailhead and arrive by 11:00am.   Ride back to St. Charles over the next 3 days.  Enjoy rural Missouri, wildlife, winery towns, the 1st and current capital cities and the ride along the Missouri River.

KATY-Capital-to-Capital-image

Day 1

Cycling Day: 42 miles- Jefferson City to Hermann – 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 Jefferson City (2.5- 3 hours). Ride east along farm lands into Hermann where you will cross the Missouri River on a safe bike bridge. The winery town of Herman has much to offer including Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries, restaurants and antique shops.

Day 2

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 full you, it has 5 wineries, antique shops, glass studio and a wood shop awaiting you in this scenic town.

Day 3

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. But before you get to St. Charles, you need to stop in Defiance, just 7 miles from Augusta to see the squirrel bar or other unique bars in this town. 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 and the Katy Trail Museum.

Katy Wine Country

Hermann (McKittrick) to St. Charles

2 Days, 1 Night

63 Miles

$350 per person/double occupancy

Starts Sunday – Thursday – EACH WEEK

Start Dates

April 1 – Oct 31

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 2 days of cycling
  • 1 nights in Bed & Breakfast or small inn
  • Lodging near trail with lunch and dinner suggestions
  • 1 morning with breakfast
  • Parking at St. Charles
  • Shuttle St. Charles to Hermann
  • Bring your bike or we can suggest a rental (e-bikes available)
  • Maps and daily route directions
  • Suggested packing list
  • Crossroads Bike Tour T-shirt and patch
  • 5% discount for returning customer or groups of 6 or more

America’s longest continuous rail to trail bike path. Day 1 shuttle provided from St. Charles to Hermann and arrive by 10am. Ride back to St. Charles over the next 2 days. Enjoy rural Missouri, wildlife, winery towns, the 1st and current capital cities and the ride along the Missouri River.

KATY Bike Tour Custom Wine Tour

Day 1

Cycling Day: 39 miles- Hermann to Augusta – 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 Hermann (1.5 – 2 hours). Today’s destination is Augusta, small winery town with 257 population. But don’t let the small town full you, it has 5 wineries, antique shops, glass studio and a wood shop awaiting you in this scenic town.

Day 2

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. But before you get to St. Charles, you need to stop in Defiance, just 7 miles from Augusta to see the squirrel bar or other unique bars in this town. 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 and the Katy Trail Museum.

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