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Cape Girardeau Tourism and Sightseeing
Nestled along the western bank of the mighty Mississippi River, Cape Girardeau, Missouri is a community rich in history and heritage; a 250+ year old river city that provides small town charm with big city amenities. Conveniently located on Interstate 55 in America's heartland, Cape Girardeau is the largest city between St. Louis (115 miles to the north) and Memphis (165 miles to the south).

From historic sites to family-friendly attractions, from fine and performing arts to the great outdoors, come discover all that you can see, do, and experience only in Cape Girardeau!
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Crisp Museum
Crisp Museum things to do on a rainy day in Cape Girardeau, MO
Recreation in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Art Stations First Friday of February February 1, 2019 Art Stations 4-8 p.m. at Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum inside the Cultural Arts Center at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus. Go station to station using our different art materials and tools.


Lazy L Safari
Lazy L Safari
Recreation in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Walk through Zoo Lazy L Safari Park is a Walk-Thru Zoo located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri featuring animals from Alligators to Zebras! Lazy L Safari Park is not your typical zoo. You can get up close and personal with over 50 different species of exotic animals.




Best Time to Visit Cape Girardeau


Cape Girardeau has beautiful springs with April showers bringing May flowers, hot summers filled with shorts and flip-flops, gorgeous falls with colorful autumn leaves, and moderate winters with just enough snow thrown in to make it fun. The city gets an average of 47 inches of rain per year. Average snowfall is 9 inches. On average, there are 217 sunny days per year in Cape Girardeau. If visiting sites and attractions, the best time to visit is spring, summer, and fall. However, there are events and activities that may well be of interest to visitors throughout the year.


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Monthly Temperatures in Cape Girardeau


Month Low Avg High
January 24.0 32.4 40.8
February 28.6 37.9 47.2
March 37.5 47.6 57.6
April 46.4 57.5 68.5
May 56.3 67.0 77.7
June 65.0 75.7 86.3
July 68.9 79.5 90.1
August 66.3 77.3 88.3
September 58.1 69.5 80.9
October 46.1 58.3 70.5
November 37.1 46.8 56.4
December 28.2 36.5 44.8

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