24 days in Riverside & Cape Girardeau Itinerary

24 days in Riverside & Cape Girardeau Itinerary

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24 days in Riverside & Cape Girardeau Itinerary

Start: Belleville
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Riverside
— 11 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
2
Cape Girardeau
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Belleville

11
nights
Riverside

Riverside ©
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area. Family-friendly places like Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge and Lake Gregory Regional Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Riverside: Barstow (Outlets at Barstow & Barstow Station), Oceanside (Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside Pier, & more) and Calico Ghost Town (in Yermo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside National Cemetery, stroll around Mount Rubidoux Park, take a stroll through Old Town Temecula, and explore the galleries of Mission Inn Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Riverside route builder site .

Belleville to Riverside is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Belleville in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Riverside, with highs around 94°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Riverside

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Temecula, Oceanside, Big Bear Lake, Barstow, Carlsbad
Highlights from your plan
Sea Life Aquarium ©
Sea Life Aquarium
Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain ©
Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain

11
nights
Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau ©
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. Bring the kids along to Grant's Farm and Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Girardeau: Saint Louis (Food Tours, Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, & more), Elephant Rocks State Park (in Belleview) and Johnson's Shut-ins State Park (in Middle Brook). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The National Quilt Museum, pause for some photo ops at Superman Statue, make a trip to Floodwall Murals, and see the interesting displays at Discovery Park of America.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Girardeau trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Riverside to Cape Girardeau with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Riverside to Cape Girardeau due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riverside in August, expect nights in Cape Girardeau to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are little chillier, around 86°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Saint Louis, Paducah, Metropolis, Carbondale, Elephant Rocks State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
Discovery Park of America ©
Discovery Park of America