8 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Missouri trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Sainte Genevieve
— 2 nights
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Cape Girardeau
— 2 nights
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Van Buren
— 1 night
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Rolla
— 2 nights
Drive to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Fly to Eppley Airfield

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Sainte Genevieve

— 2 nights
Ste. Take a break from the city and head to Arcadia Valley and St. Francois State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Felix Valle House State Historic Site and Bolduc House Museum. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Watertower Winery, take in the exciting artwork at ASL Pewter, admire the striking features of Sainte Genevieve Catholic Parish, and explore the stunning scenery at Hickory Canyons.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sainte Genevieve trip site.

Omaha to Sainte Genevieve is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In October in Sainte Genevieve, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Sainte Genevieve

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cape Girardeau

— 2 nights
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. On the 12th (Mon), walk around A.C. Brase Arena Building & Park, then stroll through Trail of Tears, and then examine the collection at The Red House Interpretive Center. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at New Madrid Historical Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Mississippi River Observation Deck, and then contemplate the long history of Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Cape Girardeau road trip planning site.

You can drive from Sainte Genevieve to Cape Girardeau in 1.5 hours. October in Cape Girardeau sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Van Buren.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Van Buren

— 1 night
Van Buren is a city that is the county seat of Carter County, Missouri, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the activities along Current River and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Spring.

For maps and tourist information, use the Van Buren trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Cape Girardeau to Van Buren by car takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rolla.

Things to do in Van Buren

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Rolla

— 2 nights
Rolla is a city in and the county seat of Phelps County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Mark Twain National Forest. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Bo's Hollow, do a tasting at Peaceful Bend Vineyard, and then don't miss a visit to Stonehenge at Missouri S&T.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rolla tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Van Buren to Rolla in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rolla

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips