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Escape to Missouri's Most Storied Setting


Nestled on acres of scenic rolling hills near the Missouri River, The Inns at St. Albans offers warm hospitality in a magnificent, historic setting. An inviting destination for overnight stays, outdoor weddings, corporate meetings, dining events and private parties, we welcome you and yours to gather, retreat and celebrate amidst our pastoral surroundings. 

Once considered America’s western frontier, this land was first charted by Lewis and Clark. Three historic properties anchor The Inns at St. Albans. Old Barn Inn was originally built as a barn in 1840. Today it operates as an intimate indoor dining and outdoor event venue. The Studio Inn was built by renowned architect, Theodore Link, the designer of St. Louis Union Station. In the early 1900s, the estate served as the summer home of Irene Walter Johnson, wife of Oscar Johnson, co-founder of the International Shoe Company. Guests can now indulge in overnight stays and open-air celebrations at the Studio Inn. A staple of the St. Albans community since its establishment in 1892, Head’s Store continues its tradition of offering sustenance and a gathering space for our community. 

The stories here abound. Come create your own.


  • Old Barn Inn
  • The Studio Inn
  • Head’s Store restaurant
  • The Lodge
  • St. Albans Lake
  • Hiking Trails
  • Gardens
  • Outdoor Pavilions & Patios
  • Tiered Grass Landscape
  • Waterfall Ceremony Site
  • International Choux Company, the cooking school of The Inns at St. Albans
  • Studio Hill Vineyard
  • Cottage and Whole-Home Accommodations
  • WiFi
  • Lakeside Playground

What They're Saying


I just wanted to say again how wonderful our wedding was on Saturday night. We have heard from many of the guests, some who have told us it was the best wedding they've ever been to. I know the Bride and Groom enjoyed themselves and from the dancing, I'd say the guests did as well.

Ruth J.2019

My sister and I traveled to St Albans to take a cooking class. The cooking class was really fun and well organized. It was well paced...a good mixture of learning and leisure. We did learn a lot but still had fun. Hospitality was second to none...the owners and staff really wanted to take care of us. I am already planning my next trip back!

C. SoozgoCulinary Camp Guest

We went hiking today to soak in some of the beauty of fall in the Missouri countryside, and stopped at The Head Store for lunch. This cafe is located in an original 1892 store, the current owners have done a great job in restoration.

Head's Store Guest

We stayed at the cottages at Old Barn on Easter weekend to celebrate our 41st anniversary. The properties are beautiful, meticulously tended, extremely clean and simply beautiful. The [Head's Store] breakfast is a must! We will be back and have already referred to friends and family.

Christine W.Old Barn Inn Cottages

Connect With Us

Learn to craft flatbreads, baguettes and pizzas with the best of ‘em when Judith Fertig comes for our CookINN class July 15-16. Judith will lead a variety of sessions focused on "Easy Artisan Breads" using her four-ingredient, no-knead dough recipe. Pick and choose from the wide array of activities and demonstrations, and add an overnight stay to your visit if interested in making a weekend of it.

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Come to The Inns at St. Albans for a classic July 4th celebration! All weekend long we've got a slate of can't-miss events on the agenda for overnight guests, including a Friday night Porch Party; Sunday country-western concert and BBQ dinner; family parade and fireworks show on the Fourth of July. In addition, we'll have plenty of sweet treats provided by Rock Island Creamery. Head's Store will also open Thursday, June 30, through Monday, July 4, so you're guaranteed some good grub all weekend long! Bring the whole family for the weekend and book one of our whole-home rentals or a room at The Lodge as your "home away from home." And don't forget to pack you red, white and blue!

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Wellness classes at The Inns at St. Albans coming in July!

This summer, we’re presenting folks with a slew of opportunities to recharge their batteries and welcome some calm – or just enjoy a little “me time” – through classes and activities centered around mental and physical health. Classes include reiki, sound bathing, pure barre and more.

Click here to grab your spot, read about our offerings, and to choose which wellness class fits your needs!

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Birding With Angie Jungbluth - August 18th 🦜

Love our feathered friends and interested in learning more but not sure how to go about it? Join us for a delightful and informative program where Angie Jungbluth, a naturalist, artist and instructor with an impressive resume in all things nature, will teach both the novice and experienced bird lover about all things in the field – plus how to sketch birds. (Please note: Artistic skills not required!). Add on an overnight stay to enhance your experience.

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Make it a 4th to remember this Independence Day at The Inns at St. Albans! All weekend long we’ve got a slate of can’t-miss events on the agenda with a fireworks show to top it all off!

Reserve a home, cottage or room at The Lodge as your “home away from home” for the duration of the weekend. See below for the schedule of activities and entertainment available to overnight guests and St. Albans residents.

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"Jeff Ross will never go hungry. A celebrated gardener and artisan chef, he believes no one should go hungry because we are surrounded by a multitude of plants we can forage."

Ross will be teaching the basics of foraging – where to find and recognize edible wild plant – during a bundled cooking school weekend, June 17 and 18 at the International Choux Co. the cooking school at The Inns of St. Albans." Read more and book your classes now - they are filling up fast!

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What are you waiting FORE? With access to nearby golf courses, The Inns at St Albans makes an unforgettable destination for your next corporate meeting, retreat, family reunion or bachelor party! Take advantage of our first-class accommodations, party spaces, and opportunities to add on culinary and recreational activities to your event.

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Credit card cake hack?!

Rachel Bethel from the Country Club of St. Albans shared a magical trick about icing your cake and how to get the sides smooth and even. Perfection! Join us for a CookINN class and learn some tips and tricks too. Classes sell out quickly, so reserve yours now!

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Beautiful peaceful night at The Inns at St. Albans. Come visit us for an overnight stay, CookINN class, lunch at Head's Store, walk around the lake, or to plan your next family reunion. We have something for everyone and we'd love to have you visit.

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"When Jeff Ross forages for food in the woods, he never knows what he might find. It may be mushrooms. It may be wild greens. It may be the petals of a flower you see all the time but never knew were edible."

Foraging Edibles with Jeff Ross will be held at the Inns at St. Albans June 17-18. Join us!

#foraging #jeffross #stalbans #theinnsatstalbans #foragingedibles #cookingclass #cookingschool #cookinn

Looking for a family friendly lunch option? A staple of the St. Albans community since the late 19th century, historic Head’s Store offers indoor and outdoor dining, snacks and beverages for on-the-go, and carryout meals. Also, join us starting on Friday May 27th for our weekly Porch Parties!

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Spend a week away from the hustle and bustle of the crazy city life and enjoy a summer getaway at the Inns at St. Albans.

We have a variety of options for groups large or small. Check us out.

📸: Karl Lund

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