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A Romantic Getaway to Swan Haven Inn

This Augusta B&B Offers Charm and Hospitality

What do you get when you mix European old-world charm with modern-day conveniences…just minutes away from some of the best wines and spectacular views of “wine country?" You get a beautiful, romantic B&B called Swan Haven Inn, in the charming town of Augusta.

The Swan Haven Inn, built in 1860, was originally owned by Gustav Muhm, who was one of the original grape growers and wine producers in Augusta. The historic home sits on two park-like acres, with a large deck for the perfect spot to relax and watch the many birds at the bird feeders or enjoy a beautiful sunset over the vineyard from a rocker on the front porch.

Owners/innkeepers Jacqui and Gene Schaper opened the Bed & Breakfast in 2000. They had discovered the quaint historic home on one of their visits to the area. 

"Augusta was our favorite place to relax, enjoy the scenery and wineries. When we noticed the old farmhouse for sale on Jackson St., we bought it then restored and updated the property. We enjoy meeting and chatting with our guests and making sure they have an enjoyable stay," says Jacqui.

The Swan Haven Inn is just a short stroll or drive to the wineries, antique stores and restaurants of Augusta. The Katy Trail, just blocks away, is a great way to explore the countryside and Klondike Park is a short drive away, where you can hike around the lake or along the Missouri River. 

However you decide to spend your time, starting each morning with a full satisfying breakfast and coming back to a comfortable, elegantly decorated guest suite with its own luxurious bath will be the perfect ending to a perfect day.

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