14 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

14 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

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Jackson
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Eminence
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Bonne Terre
— 4 nights
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Eureka
— 3 nights

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Jackson

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Jackson is a city in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center and Trail of Tears. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson: New Madrid (Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site, Mississippi River Observation Deck, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Trail of Tears State Park, see the interesting displays at The Red House Interpretive Center, have fun and explore at Discovery Playhouse, and make a trip to Missouri Wall of Fame.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jackson trip app.

Cedar Rapids to Jackson is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cedar Rapids in December; daily highs in Jackson reach 47°F and lows reach 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Eminence.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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Children’s Museum
Discovery Playhouse
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Eminence

Eminence ©
Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. Kids will enjoy Big Spring and Falling Spring Mill. Explore Eminence's surroundings by going to West Plains (Ozark Heritage Welcome Center, Escape West Plains, &more). Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Echo Bluff State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Eminence trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Eminence takes 2.5 hours. December in Eminence sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bonne Terre.

Things to do in Eminence

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping

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Hot Spring
Big Spring
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Room Escape Game
Escape West Plains
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Bonne Terre

Bonne Terre ©
Bonne Terre is a city in St. Family-friendly places like Bonne Terre Mine Tours - West End Diving and Onondaga Cave will thrill your kids. Explore Bonne Terre's surroundings by going to Middle Brook (Taum Sauk Mountain State Park & Johnson's Shut-ins State Park), Arcadia Valley (in Arcadia) and Sainte Genevieve (Bolduc House Museum, Felix Valle House State Historic Site, &more). The adventure continues: get curious at The Space Museum and immerse yourself in nature at St. Francois State Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bonne Terre online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Eminence to Bonne Terre by car takes about 2 hours. While traveling from Eminence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bonne Terre, ranging from highs of 43°F to lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Eureka.

Things to do in Bonne Terre

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is a city located in St. Bring the kids along to Six Flags St Louis and Meramec State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to New Haven (John Colter Memorial & Pinckney Bend Distillery) and Fisher Cave (in Sullivan). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Route 66 State Park, stroll around West Tyson County Park, experience rural life at Winding Brook Estates Lavender Farm, and make a splash at Hurricane Harbor.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Eureka road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bonne Terre to Eureka takes 1.5 hours. In January in Eureka, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 21°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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State Park
Route 66 State Park
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Theme Park
Six Flags St Louis
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State Park
Meramec State Park
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