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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 (http://www.MissouriPenTours.com) 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 (http://www.MOCapitolTours.com), ranked the most beautiful capitol on the interior among all 50 state capitols. Don't leave without stopping at Central Dairy (http://www.CentralDairy.biz). This old-fashioned ice cream parlor serves a wide variety of flavors in heaping portions, at family friendly prices!
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Missouri State Penitentiary
Missouri State Penitentiary Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Jefferson City, MO
Tour in Jefferson City, MO USA

Hear the fascinating history of life inside the walls of the Missouri State Penitentiary. Once home to inmates including 'Pretty Boy' Floyd and Sonny Liston, the MSP tour includes housing units, dungeon cells and the gas chamber.

Runge Nature Center
Runge Nature Center Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Jefferson City, MO
Tour in Jefferson City, MO USA

See all of Missouri's natural wonders in one place! Runge Nature Center features fish, forests, wildlife and more, both indoor and outdoor. Walk through the exhibits or take a hike on the trails and explore nature at its finest.


Missouri Governor's Mansion
Missouri Governor's Mansion Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Jefferson City, MO
Tour in Jefferson City, MO USA

Check out the Governor's digs for yourself. Tours of the first floor of the Governor's Mansion are free and open to the public. You'll see exquisite furniture and dTcor and hear stories of past Governors and their families.

Jefferson Landing
Jefferson Landing things to do on a rainy day in Jefferson City, MO
Historic Site in Jefferson City, MO USA


Katy Trail
Katy Trail
Recreation in Jefferson City, MO USA

Katy Trail State Park.

Museum of Missouri Military History
Museum of Missouri Military History things to do on a rainy day in Jefferson City, MO
Military Museum in Jefferson City, MO USA


Soldier's Memorial Plaza
Soldier's Memorial Plaza
Historic Site in Jefferson City, MO USA


Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau
Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Jefferson City, MO USA

You'll feel the history in Jefferson City.

Americas Best Value Inn
Americas Best Value Inn
Hotel in Jefferson City, MO USA

Americas Best Value Inn (Near Oak Hills Golf Center). Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed.

Baymont Inn and Suites Jefferson City
Baymont Inn and Suites Jefferson City
Hotel in Jefferson City, MO USA

Baymont Inn and Suites Jefferson City (Near Missouri State Capitol). Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed.


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Best Places to Stay in Jefferson City


Candlewood Suites Jefferson City
Guest Score:
From $110 / night.


Days Inn Jefferson City
Guest Score:
From $56 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jefferson City
Guest Score:
From $94 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant.
Hampton Inn Capital Mall
Guest Score:
From $109 / night.


Free Breakfast.
Quality Inn & Suites Jefferson City
Guest Score:
From $79 / night.


Free Breakfast.

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

Jefferson City Weather



Jefferson City Visitor Bureau


Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau

Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau


Free Jefferson City Visitor Guide


Jefferson City Visitor's Guide

Jefferson City Visitor's Guide



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