Comfort Suites Jackson-Cape Girardeau
2904 Old Orchard Road
Jackson, MO 63755
Phone: (573) 204-0014
Fax: (573) 204-0203
Situated inside the Cape Girardeau's North County Park, the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center showcases all of the natural resources that the state of Missouri has to offer. This free-for-all conservation center was established in the year 2005 after painstaking efforts of private donors and government agencies. The center boasts of an aquarium, an auditorium, a research laboratory, in addition to interactive facilities like the popular Fishing Pond for kids. For adults, the center has hiking trails that run through the forest which is home to many migratory birds. The on-site gallery has a collection of primitive farming and hunting tools. This is an ideal spot for an outdoor visit for schools, colleges as well as for families who wish to get their children acquainted with various nuances of nature.
Fishing, panning for gold, hiking, antiques, and more.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this two story Federal style home was named for Senator Robert B. Oliver and has been fully furnished and restored to its original condition.
Black Forset Village is an Old West town replica. Two craft shows each year with traditional demonstrations, crafts, food and music. Haunted ghost town tours also given.
Public library that offers a large variety of books, magazines, CDs, videos, books-on-tape, and children's toys. A variety of monthly programs for all ages is also available.
You'll find a four story stone and brick gristmill, as well as a beautiful covered bridge at this site with both structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the State Historic Register. Tours are available of the mill that features a demonstration of corn milling.
Unique and beautiful park that offers something for everyone including arts and crafts, a petting zoo, wagon and pony rides, fishing, and miniature golf.
Common Pleas Courthouse grounds have played an important role in the city's history from Indian Council to Civil War.
Public burial ground given to the city by Louis Lorimier. George Lewis, a cousin of George Washington, is buried here.
The Discovery Playhouse's mission is to create fun, educational and interactive experiences for children and caregivers as they play, discover and learn. Located in historic Downtown Cape Girardeau the Children's Museum's exhibits promote problem solving and open-ended exploration as guests discover the science, technology, math, art and engineering that is all around them.
Marquette Hotel was one of Cape Girardeau landmarks till it closed in the 1970s. After reopening, the structure serves as a commercial building with many state offices and is know referred to as Marquette Tower. Its Spanish Colonial Revival facade is lovely to look at while the interiors have changed to accommodate various businesses.
The oldest Protestant church still standing west of the Mississippi River, this chapel was also the first Methodist church and is a National Methodist Shrine. You can rent this chapel for weddings and other special occasions.