18 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

18 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Missouri journey planner

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Fly to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Drive to Rolla
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Rolla
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eminence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cape Girardeau
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sainte Genevieve
— 4 nights
Drive
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Eureka
— 3 nights
Drive to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport

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Rolla

— 3 nights
Rolla is a city in and the county seat of Phelps County, Missouri, United States. Explore Rolla's surroundings by going to Leasburg (Onondaga Cave State Park & Onondaga Cave), Peaceful Bend Vineyard (in Steelville) and New Haven (Bommarito Estate Almond Tree Winery, Astral Glass Studio and Gallery, &more). Make the 20th (Tue) an awe-inspiring day at Mark Twain National Forest. There's still lots to do: stroll around Rolla Lions Club Den and Park and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Old Towne Antiques and Furniture.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rolla trip planning website.

New York City to Rolla is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Rolla due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rolla, with lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Eminence.

Things to do in Rolla

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Eminence

— 3 nights
Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Eminence side-trips: Montauk State Park (in Salem), Big Spring (in Van Buren) and Middle Brook (Taum Sauk Mountain State Park & Johnson's Shut-ins State Park). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site. It doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Echo Bluff State Park and contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Spring.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Eminence online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Rolla to Eminence takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Eminence are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Eminence

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Cape Girardeau

— 4 nights
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to New Madrid (Mississippi River Observation Deck, New Madrid Historical Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center, try to win big at Century Casino Cape Girardeau, meet the residents at Lazy L Safari Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old St.Vincent's Church.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cape Girardeau road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eminence to Cape Girardeau takes 3 hours. In October in Cape Girardeau, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Sainte Genevieve.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sainte Genevieve

— 4 nights
Ste. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sainte Genevieve: Bonne Terre (St. Francois State Park, Bonne Terre Mine Tours - West End Diving, &more) and Arcadia Valley (in Arcadia). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Pickle Springs Natural Area, immerse yourself in nature at Hawn State Park, get engrossed in the history at Bolduc House Museum, and do a tasting at Cave Vineyard.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sainte Genevieve online tour planner.

You can drive from Cape Girardeau to Sainte Genevieve in 1.5 hours. October in Sainte Genevieve sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Eureka.

Things to do in Sainte Genevieve

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Eureka

— 3 nights
Eureka is a city located in St. Change things up with these side-trips from Eureka: Sullivan (Caveman Zipline, Meramec State Park, &more) and New Haven (John Colter Memorial & Pinckney Bend Distillery). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Six Flags St Louis, admire the majestic nature at Route 66 State Park, and walk around West Tyson County Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Eureka planner.

Getting from Sainte Genevieve to Eureka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Adventure

Side Trips