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The Past Is Never Far: Historic Preservation in Cape

There’s a reason the Seven Wonders of the World are all ancient landmarks: History can be awe-inspiring, especially when it takes the form of man-made structures like the Great Pyramids or Colossus of Rhodes. Preserving those structures – whether it’s an internationally renowned statue or a beloved local landmark – is critical for many reasons, ... Read More

National Scavenger Hunt Day Adventure

In the words of Jimmy Buffett, “Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party.”   So, what better way to celebrate life and National Scavenger Hunt Day (on May 24th) than with a super fun scavenger hunt? We’ve put together ... Read More

Cape Girardeau on Missouri Life TV

Cape Girardeau made an appearance on KMOS last week with this episode of Missouri Life TV! We think they did a great job of highlighting some of our favorite stories, folks and businesses that make visiting our river town a whole lot of fun.  View the episode here:  Plan your visit today! Give us a ... Read More

Holiday Instameet at the Glenn House

Saturday, December 3, local photographers and Instagrammers gathered at the Glenn House for a Holiday #InstameetCG to capture this Victorian home decorated for Christmas! A big part of my job is photographing Cape Girardeau to share our river city with potential visitors from all over the country.  Seeing Cape Girardeau through the eyes of such ... Read More

Historic Weekend in Cape Girardeau

Walk the decks of a WWII tank landing ship, sit down for a Victorian tea, climb aboard a Flying Fortress B17, experience a Civil War era worship service and more – all in the same weekend in Cape Girardeau! The LST Memorial 325 will be docked at Cape Girardeau’s Riverfront Park and open for tours ... Read More

Family in town for Thanksgiving?

Family, football, turkey & pie! Thanksgiving brings the whole crew to town. Show your family the very best of Cape Girardeau this Thanksgiving weekend! First things first – not much room in the home for overnight guests? Your family has tons of options for places to stay in Cape Girardeau, from hotels to vacation rentals ... Read More

Behind the Scenes: Christmas at Glenn House

Christmas at the Glenn House has been a holiday favorite of mine for years.  I love seeing the different set of decorations every season and the incredible attention to detail throughout this Victorian home.  Curiosity of how they come up with all of these ideas year after year and how long it takes to decorate ... Read More

Great Outdoors in Cape Girardeau: Trail of Tears State Park

Fall foliage is in full swing in Cape Girardeau, and it’s the perfect time of year to visit Trail of Tears State Park, only 11 miles north of downtown Cape Girardeau.  Courtney, Denise, Betty, Julie and Steve work at the park, and have shared with us their personal favorite spots and other ideas on how ... Read More

The Month Ahead in Cape Girardeau: September 2014

Summer might be winding down, but all the fun of Fall is ahead of us! Mark your calendars for these happenings in Cape Girardeau throughout the month of September. Cars, Bikes, Movies & More See antique and vintage vehicles parked in downtown Cape Girardeau at the River Tales Classic Car Show on September 14. The ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: May 23rd, May 24th, May 25th

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Here are the events happening in Cape Girardeau over the next few days: Put on your cowboy boots and dance on over to the 10th Annual Western Swing Showcase Friday and Saturday. Coles Whalen will perform at Tunes at Twilight tonight at 7. Her bluesy folk music has opened for Pat ... Read More
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