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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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Lazy L. Safari
Lazy L. Safari Top Attraction!
Recreation in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Walk-Through Exotic Animal Zoo.

Crisp Museum
Crisp Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cape Girardeau, MO
Museum in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Exhibits and interactive kiosks highlight the history of southeast Missouri including: The Land and Waters, First Voices, First Peoples, Frontiers and Empires, River and Rail, North and South and more.


Trail of Tears State Park
Trail of Tears State Park Top Attraction!
National Park in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Trail of Tears State Park features an Interpretive Center designed to retrace the steps of the Cherokee through a series of interpretive panels.

Discovery Playhouse
Discovery Playhouse Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cape Girardeau, MO
Recreation in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

The Discovery Playhouse inspires the child in everyone and provides an entertaining family experience.

Conservation Nature Center
Conservation Nature Center Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cape Girardeau, MO
Recreation in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

The nature center features a 160-seat auditorium, three classrooms, hands-on exhibits for all ages, a scientific research laboratory, freshwater aquariums, and an indoor wildlife viewing area.

Cape River Heritage Museum
Cape River Heritage Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cape Girardeau, MO
Museum in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Museum.

Glenn House
Glenn House Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cape Girardeau, MO
Historic Site in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Historic House.

Old St. Vincent's Church
Old St. Vincent's Church Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cape Girardeau, MO
Historic Site in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Historic Church.

Historic Fort D
Historic Fort D Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Civil War Site.

The Red House Interpretive Center
The Red House Interpretive Center Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cape Girardeau, MO
Museum in Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Historic Attraction.


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Best Places to Stay in Cape Girardeau


Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Sikeston
Guest Score:
From $80 / night.


Free Breakfast.
Candlewood Suites Cape Girardeau
Guest Score:
From $119 / night.


Free Internet.
Comfort Inn And Suites
Guest Score:
From $96 / night.


Free Breakfast.
Comfort Suites Jackson-Cape Girardeau
Guest Score:
From $110 / night.


Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Cape Girardeau Mo
Guest Score:
From $112 / night.


Free Breakfast.

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

Cape Girardeau Weather



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