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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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Brian Regan at Riverside Park Amphitheater
Brian Regan at Riverside Park Amphitheater
Jul 16, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Jefferson City, MO USA

Brian Regan July 16, 2021 at Riverside Park Amphitheater in Jefferson City, MO 8:30PM


Clay Walker & Tracy Lawrence at Riverside Park Amphitheater
Clay Walker & Tracy Lawrence at Riverside Park Amphitheater
Next Month, May 22, 2021 (Saturday) Concert event in Jefferson City, MO USA

Clay Walker & Tracy Lawrence May 22, 2021 at Riverside Park Amphitheater in Jefferson City, MO 7:30PM

Candlewood Suites Jefferson City
Candlewood Suites Jefferson City
Hotel in Jefferson City, MO USA
Currently as low as $104.99/night!

Candlewood Suites Jefferson City is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Jefferson City (MO). The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Free Internet, Pets Allowed.

DoubleTree by Hilton Jefferson City
DoubleTree by Hilton Jefferson City
Hotel in Jefferson City, MO USA
Currently as low as $139.00/night!

Located in the heart of Missouri's capital city only steps from popular attractions including the scenic riverfront this Jefferson City hotel offers many state-of-the-art amenities along with comfortable accommodations. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Restaurant.

Hampton Inn Jefferson City at Capital Mall
Hampton Inn Jefferson City at Capital Mall
Hotel in Jefferson City, MO USA
Currently as low as $133.44/night!

This hotel in Jefferson City is a 10-minute drive to downtown and all the historic buildings and local shops and restaurants. The hotel features an indoor pool free Wi-Fi and a gym. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant.




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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