4 days in Columbus & Cape Girardeau Itinerary

4 days in Columbus & Cape Girardeau Itinerary

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4 days in Columbus & Cape Girardeau Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  3​h
1
Columbus
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Cape Girardeau
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Chicago

2
nights
Columbus

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rockbridge (Zipline & Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve) and National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (in Dayton). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Easton Town Center, explore and take pictures at Ohio Stadium, and take a stroll around Grange Insurance Audubon Center.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Columbus trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Columbus is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Columbus due to the time zone difference. In October in Columbus, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Columbus

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Rockbridge, National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
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Zipline
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force ©
Room Escape Games

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Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau ©
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lazy L Safari Park and then make a trip to Glenn House.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cape Girardeau journey builder app .

Getting from Columbus to Cape Girardeau by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbus to Cape Girardeau is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Columbus in October, you will find days in Cape Girardeau are a bit warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Lazy L Safari Park ©
Lazy L Safari Park
Glenn House ©
Glenn House

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