24 days in Riverside & Cape Girardeau Itinerary

24 days in Riverside & Cape Girardeau Itinerary

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Riverside
— 11 nights
2
Cape Girardeau
— 11 nights

11
nights
Riverside

Riverside ©
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area. Attractions like Oceanside Pier and Carlsbad Village make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Riverside: Barstow (Outlets at Barstow & Barstow Station), Oceanside (Mission San Luis Rey & Oceanside Museum of Art) and Calico Ghost Town (in Yermo). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Riverside National Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Redlands Bowl, see the interesting displays at Phenix Technology, Inc. Firefighter History Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Riverside trip planner.

Belleville to Riverside is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Belleville to Riverside. When traveling from Belleville in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Riverside, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Riverside

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Temecula, Big Bear Lake, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Barstow
Highlights from your plan
Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge ©
Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge
Carlsbad Village ©
Carlsbad Village
Sea Life Aquarium ©
Sea Life Aquarium

11
nights
Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau ©
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. Attractions like Grant’s Farm and Elephant Rocks State Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Cape Girardeau's surroundings by going to Johnson's Shut-ins State Park (in Middle Brook), Metropolis (Noel Neill statue & Superman Statue) and Saint Louis (Food Tours, Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center, explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Playhouse, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lazy L Safari Park, and make a trip to Glenn House.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Cape Girardeau trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Riverside to Cape Girardeau. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Riverside to Cape Girardeau. When traveling from Riverside in August, plan for little chillier days in Cape Girardeau, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °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, Carbondale, Metropolis, Johnson's Shut-ins 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