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Visit Cape

Nestled along the western banks of the mighty Mississippi River, you’ll find Cape Girardeau – a community rich in history and heritage.

Whether hiking through a state park, enjoying a theater production, visiting area wineries, viewing murals that stretch the entire length of the downtown area, making memories at one of our family-friendly attractions or stepping back in time at any number of historic sites… If your expectation is a wonderful getaway or a new home, your adventure starts in Cape Girardeau.


Get out there.

Pick out a hike, bike ride on one of the numerous trails, or take in a sweeping view of the river at Trail of Tears State Park. The city is filled with parks that each offer something special, and the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center is a phenomenal spot that makes nature fun for all ages.

Pack your hiking shoes, we did the planning for you – set off on an outdoor adventure in Cape Girardeau! Download the great outdoors itinerary here.