8 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Missouri trip itinerary builder

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Eminence
— 1 night
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Middle Brook
— 1 night
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Cape Girardeau
— 2 nights
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Sainte Genevieve
— 1 night
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Sullivan
— 2 nights
Drive to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Fly to Eppley Airfield

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Eminence

— 1 night
Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Montauk State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Eminence trip itinerary planner.

Omaha to Eminence is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In October, daily temperatures in Eminence can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Middle Brook.

Things to do in Eminence

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Middle Brook

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Taum Sauk Mountain State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Johnson's Shut-ins State Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Middle Brook trip planner.

You can drive from Eminence to Middle Brook in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Middle Brook

Nature · Parks

Cape Girardeau

— 2 nights
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. On the 12th (Mon), stroll around Riverfront Bridge Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of Tears, and then make a trip to Missouri Wall of Fame. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around A.C. Brase Arena Building & Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at McKendree Chapel, and finally admire the majestic nature at Trail of Tears State Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cape Girardeau tour app.

Drive from Middle Brook to Cape Girardeau in 2 hours. In October in Cape Girardeau, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sainte Genevieve.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Sainte Genevieve

— 1 night
Ste. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Hickory Canyons, look for all kinds of wild species at Pickle Springs Natural Area, then admire the majestic nature at Hawn State Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sainte Genevieve Catholic Parish.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sainte Genevieve day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Cape Girardeau to Sainte Genevieve takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sainte Genevieve are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sullivan.

Things to do in Sainte Genevieve

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Sullivan

— 2 nights
Sullivan is a city that straddles the border of Franklin County and Crawford County in the U.S. On the 15th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Meramec State Park, Head underground at Onondaga Cave, and then admire the majestic nature at Onondaga Cave State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at St. Francois State Park, then discover the deep blue sea with Bonne Terre Mine Tours - West End Diving, then engage your brain at The Space Museum, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Caveman Zipline.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sullivan travel route planning website.

Getting from Sainte Genevieve to Sullivan by car takes about 2 hours. October in Sullivan sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sullivan

Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips