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Jefferson City, Missouri Travel Guide

Jefferson City, the Capital of the U.S. state of Missouri, is a captivating small town that’s consistently regarded as one of the most idyllic hidden gems in the entire country. With it’s proximity to the Missouri River and its amount of lush tree-lined streets, Jefferson City blows visitors away with its natural beauty. In town, you’ll find upscale boutiques, unique retailers, antique outlets, art galleries, and everything in between. Missouri’s state capital is a place that equally appeals to the eager shopper and the history buff. Here you’ll find important historical buildings, special landmarks, museums, and much more. Jefferson City is also an excellent place for fine dining. Even if you’re more of a frugal traveler, we highly recommend you try some of the culinary delights they have on offer.

Things to Do in Jefferson City, Missouri

Weirdly enough, one of the best things to do in Jefferson City is to visit the Missouri State Penitentiary. In the early 20th century it was the largest penitentiary in the country, but also deemed the “bloodiest 47 acres in America” due to countless deaths and injuries. Today the jail has been converted into a museum which you can tour. They even host ghost tours and overnight stays if you’re feeling particularly adventurous.

It’d be a crime to visit Jefferson City and not go to the capital. Policy wonks and architecture buffs alike will find an afternoon of enjoyment here at the capital building. The primary buildig is modeled after the nation’s capital in D.C., which makes it great for photos.

Outdoor enthusiasts should make their way over to the Runge Nature Center which holds tons of exhibits displaying Missouri’s natural and ecological wealth. There’s also a network of trails that have info boards along the way, serving as a self-guide experience.

In order to kill some time, we also recommend strolling the quaint downtown area of Jefferson City. There you’ll find the intimate cinema and tons of shops. Beware: chances are you will not be leaving empty-handed.

Best Places to Stay in Jefferson City, Missouri

Vacation rentals in Jefferson City are some of the best in the entire state. Whether you’re looking for a vintage retro building near the historical district or an uptown flat, Jefferson City has it all. Within 30 miles of Jefferson City you’ll find a vacation rental, a house rental, or a vacation home. As far as places to stay, we recommend staying near the capital in downtown or out towards the city’s fringe near the state park.

Best Time to Visit Jefferson City, Missouri

Missouri is truly a state of four seasons. Winters can get impressively cold, and summer heat is known to keep travelers indoors seeking shelter with air conditioning. We recommend visiting Jefferson City in the spring or fall when the climate is in balance between its two extremes .

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Jefferson City tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Jefferson City tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Jefferson City is in October, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Jefferson City is in the high season in June. Jefferson City has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Jefferson City

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Jefferson City. The hottest month in Jefferson City is May, when temperatures peak at 99 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -7 ˚F. The wettest month in Jefferson City is July with 8.98 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.69 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Jefferson City

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Jefferson City has 231 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A vacation in Jefferson City can be budget-friendly - our cheapest price rental is available at $10 a night. In general, an accommodation in Jefferson City will cost you $139 per night.

If you need internet access during your stay in Jefferson City, then you can choose from over 76 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 20 accommodations that come with breakfast included. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 13 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Jefferson City? Then choose one of the 84 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 13 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 24 pet-friendly places to stay in Jefferson City, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any trouble.

In Jefferson City AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 71 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Priceline and 6 places to stay from Agoda.

121 of the accommodations in Jefferson City have been reviewed and rated. 57% are rated excellent or good. 60 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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