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Living in Cape Girardeau, Missouri:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Cape Girardeau, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked three people living in Cape Girardeau what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


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The city of Cape Girardeau is alluring and charming, filled with unique art and small businesses. Being the home of a college campus, Cape Girardeau is constantly bustling and lit up. Do not let the up-beat nature of the campus fool you though, there are still a bounty of quiet places to read a book next to the Mississippi River.

Ananya, says: 2020

Cape Girardeau is a unique, compact town. The inconsistent weather requires a level of preparation towards clothing, and purchasing various skincare to ensure a smooth transition into this town. This particular location is relatively small however has its own perks such as the location being a college town. Therefore, you will always find various things to do, essentially removing all forms of boredom for all ages. The residences are extremely beautiful, the unique style of architecture enhances the atmosphere creating an intimate environment. There are also decent restaurants available such as Mexican or southern foods.

If moving to Cape Girardeau, know summer is extremely humid. Though, the river wall in Downtown Cape Girardeau is a sight to behold. Along with a humid summer, the Missourian winter is highly dry and harsh. Winter also is likely to bring snow storms and hail.

Johnny, says: 2020

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