52 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

52 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Missouri tour planner

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Eureka
— 8 nights
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Rolla
— 8 nights
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Eminence
— 8 nights
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Middle Brook
— 9 nights
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Cape Girardeau
— 9 nights
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Sainte Genevieve
— 9 nights
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Eureka

— 8 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 (Pinckney Bend Distillery & John Colter Memorial). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Six Flags St Louis, relax in the rural setting at Winding Brook Estates Lavender Farm, stroll around West Tyson County Park, and make a splash at Hurricane Harbor.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Eureka travel route planner.

Belleville to Eureka is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You will leave for Rolla on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Eureka

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Rolla

— 8 nights
Rolla is a city in and the county seat of Phelps County, Missouri, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Steelville (Bass River Resort, Huzzah Valley Resort, &more), New Haven (Robller Vineyard, Astral Glass Studio and Gallery, &more) and Leasburg (Belmont Vineyards & Winery, Onondaga Cave State Park, &more). Make the 23rd (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at Mark Twain National Forest. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Rolla Lions Club Den and Park, make a trip to Stonehenge at Missouri S&T, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Fugitive Beach, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Old Towne Antiques and Furniture.

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You can drive from Eureka to Rolla in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 59°F. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Eminence.

Things to do in Rolla

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eminence

— 8 nights
Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Eminence side-trips: Van Buren (Missouri Down Under, Big Spring, &more), West Plains (Ozark Heritage Welcome Center, Escape West Plains, &more) and Salem (Bo's Hollow & Montauk State Park). Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site. There's much more to do: relax and float downstream with Windy's Canoes, Tubes, Kayaks & Rafts, get outside with Eagle Falls Ranch Zipline Adventures, and explore the activities along Blue Spring.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Eminence trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Rolla to Eminence takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Eminence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Middle Brook.

Things to do in Eminence

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Middle Brook

— 9 nights
Middle Brook is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Johnson's Shut-ins State Park.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Middle Brook trip planner.

Getting from Eminence to Middle Brook by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Middle Brook are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. You'll set off for Cape Girardeau on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Middle Brook

Parks · Nature

Cape Girardeau

— 9 nights
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Girardeau: New Madrid (Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site, New Madrid Historical Museum, &more) and Sikeston (Sikeston Depot Museum & Gallery & Malco Sikeston Cinema and Grill). The adventure continues: trek along Trail of Tears, stroll through Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center, don't miss a visit to Glenn House, and walk around A.C. Brase Arena Building & Park.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cape Girardeau route maker.

Drive from Middle Brook to Cape Girardeau in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Cape Girardeau can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sainte Genevieve.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Sainte Genevieve

— 9 nights
Ste. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sainte Genevieve: Arcadia Valley (in Arcadia) and Bonne Terre (The Space Museum, Bonne Terre Mine Tours - West End Diving, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Pickle Springs Natural Area, explore the stunning scenery at Hickory Canyons, steep yourself in history at Felix Valle House State Historic Site, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte Genevieve Catholic Parish.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sainte Genevieve trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Girardeau to Sainte Genevieve takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sainte Genevieve are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sainte Genevieve

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips