McAlester Villager Lodge
Travel Blogs from McAlester
... venues I was going to see has changed his date. I changed my dates for Scotland and England because of that. Anyway, though many things have changed, many things will remain the same. Libraries and universities don't move (thank goodness!). Also, many things I'll be doing are now going to be "better" because I've had more time to search.
Sunday, Oct. 27th. We had a wonderful drive through the Arkansas Mt's along route 270 in the western part of the state. Lots of autumn colors, beautiful mountain scenery, good road. Just the time we crossed over into Oklahoma things changed a bit! The road was in poor shape and there wasn't the attention to a litter free state that we had experienced in Arkansas.
We drove to Arrowhead ...
... ticket info), a school, a diner for lunch, and John recorded a radio spot that they’re going to play several times a week up to the show date.
This is their first circus in Eufaula and everyone we met is really excited. Young and old are planning to ride elephants, everyone wants to see the tent go up, and they’re already talking about hoping it goes so well that they can host the circus for two days next year!
We met some ...
... some more info, and discovered that it was a good 2 hr detour in addition to the 45 min walk, and the hole was indeed dry... Glad we checked before making our way there!! We explored a couple of other options, but all would have added like 4 hrs to our already long drive, so Dardanelle it was, and we picked up some drive through Sonic that boasted 24 different milkshake flavors including peanut butter and bacon. Blech, we ...
So we got off to an early start ... out the door by 8:00 am. The weather wasn't very cooperative though as we hit heavy rains east of Baton Rouge. Couldn't get out of the storms until we reached Shreveport. Then we got hit by swarms of bugs which covered the front of our truck, making it really difficult to see. This year I made sure to avoid Dallas at all cost so once we crossed the Texas border, we diverted off the ...
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650 George Nigh Expressway, McAlester | 2 star hotelfrom $88
609 South George Nigh Expressway, McAlester | 3 star hotelfrom $75
1215 South George Nigh Expressway, McAlester | Hotelfrom $79
731 S. George Nigh Expwy, McAlester | 1 star hotelfrom $53
1400 S. George Nigh Expressway, McAlester | Hotelfrom $75
1500 South George Nigh Expressway, McAlester | Hotelfrom $55
711 South George Nigh Expressway, McAlester | 3 star hotelfrom $90
1137 S. George Nigh Expressway, McAlester | 3 star hotelfrom $76