Oak Tree Inn - Dexter
Travel Blogs from Dexter
... Detroit. There was so much construction we couldn't really get to the arch or back on the freeway...needless to say, been there done that, don't need to do it again. Pulled into Sikeston at 5pm. That's 730 miles road time. We got to meet the old smoky man who ran the campground and played harmonica with his singing dog. It's little nuggets like this that really put the color in our trips. Night johnboy. Ciao for now! Jill and all her ...
... sign advertising shea butter products and healing salves for sale, so of course, Emilie asked about them and the woman brought out a box for us to look at. I ended up buying a bar of soap made with honey, lemon grass, shea butter, plaintain peel powder, coconut oil, and aloe vera.
We drove the 18 miles back and arrived a little after 1pm so after delivering laundry, we both had to get ready for the shows. As soon as I got out to the gate, I realized I ...
... was. The food and price also. We shared a generous bowl of delicious brisas dip (beef, pico de gallo, cheese +) $3.49 and large plate heaped with salad and El Brio (1 beef and 2 chicken burritos) $5.99. Even the glasses of water were over-sized. So, with even a generous tip, we were out of there for under $15. That means we can eat at more expensive places other times and not feel guilty (not that we would anyway). When we get ...
We took a drive over to Sikeston to check out the "world renowned" home of the throwed rolls - Lambert's Restaurant. It's a huge building - the business has been in operation since 1942, and I had my first ever tastes of black eyed peas, sorghum molasses (on fresh, hot, "throwed" rolls, of course), and turnip greens, too! All were just ok - but my pork steak was might fine!
We have really been enjoying these COE Parks - $12/night for full hookups is hard to beat! Just a couple days' stop here, catching up on laundry and shopping before we head for our friends' Gary & Kathy's house near St. Louis on Thursday.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed