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Fun Things To Do In Jefferson City, MO

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Jefferson City Tourism and Sightseeing
Jefferson City is the Capital City of Missouri, located on the banks of the Missouri River surrounded by rolling hills, majestic architecture and towering river bluffs in a small-town setting filled with historic charm. Its central location and affordability make it a popular destination for family and business travel alike.

Visit one of Jefferson City's most popular attractions, the decommissioned Missouri State Penitentiary ( open for history and ghost tours from March to November. Experience what it's like inside the walls of the historic prison that was 100 years old when Alcatraz opened its doors. Take a tour of the Missouri State Capitol (, ranked the most beautiful capitol on the interior among all 50 state capitols. Don't leave without stopping at Central Dairy ( This old-fashioned ice cream parlor serves a wide variety of flavors in heaping portions, at family friendly prices!
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Casual Dining restaurant in Jefferson City, MO USA

IHOP at 2011 Missouri Blvd Jefferson City, MO Dine at IHOPĀ® on Missouri Blvd in Jefferson City, the home of pancakes and delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner near you with breakfast delivery, breakfast takeout and catering available. View hours, specials or order online.

Best Time to Visit Jefferson City

The best time to visit Jefferson City is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's.

Visit Jefferson City in the springSpring Summer Visit Jefferson City in the fallFall Winter

Monthly Temperatures in Jefferson City

Month Low Avg High
January 17.7 28.2 38.6
February 22.2 33.7 45.1
March 31.7 43.8 55.9
April 41.9 54.3 66.6
May 52.1 63.7 75.3
June 61.4 72.7 83.9
July 66.3 77.9 89.4
August 64.1 76.2 88.3
September 55.0 67.7 80.4
October 43.3 56.4 69.5
November 32.6 43.7 54.8
December 22.4 32.6 42.8

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