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Cape Girardeau Trip Guide
European settlers established a Mississippi River town here in the late 1700s. Today, Cape Girardeau is known for good shopping.
Suspension bridge at Cape Girardeau.
What to do
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center Hiking trails, workshops and exhibits on southeastern Missouri habitats give visitors a chance to connect with nature. (573) 290-5218; mdc.mo.gov
Crisp Museum Highlights include a video of the region, architectural history and an art gallery. (573) 651-2260; semo.edu/museum
Where to eat
My Daddy’s Cheesecake Bakery and Cafe Come for bakery treats or any meal of the day, but don’t leave without a slice of cheesecake. Mississippi Mud is a fave. (573) 335-6660; mydaddyscheesecake.com