5 days in Southeast Missouri Itinerary

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Cape Girardeau
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Bonne Terre
— 2 nights
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Rolla
— 1 night
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Eminence
— 1 night
Drive to Springfield Branson National Airport, Fly to Charlotte

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Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of Tears and then walk around Riverfront Bridge Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cape Girardeau planner.

Charlotte to Cape Girardeau is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charlotte in November: highs in Cape Girardeau hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bonne Terre.
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Bonne Terre — 2 nights

Bonne Terre is a city in St. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Arcadia Valley, get curious at The Space Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Bonne Terre Mine Tours - West End Diving. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at St. Francois State Park, then take in breathtaking views at Hickory Canyons, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pickle Springs Natural Area.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Bonne Terre trip planner.

You can drive from Cape Girardeau to Bonne Terre in 2 hours. In November in Bonne Terre, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rolla.
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Rolla — 1 night

Rolla is a city in and the county seat of Phelps County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Mark Twain National Forest.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rolla trip maker.

Drive from Bonne Terre to Rolla in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Rolla can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Eminence.
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Eminence — 1 night

Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Eminence day trip planning tool.

Getting from Rolla to Eminence by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November in Eminence, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive back home.
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