Americas Best Value Inn Murphysboro / Carbondale

128 East Walnut Street, Murphysboro, Illinois, 62966, United States | 1 star motel
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Travel Blogs from Murphysboro

Rest day in Carbondale Illinois

A travel blog entry by lindemand on Jul 12, 2014

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... the first memorial service In Illinois and one of the first in the nation to honor those who fought and died in the Civil War (1866). A General Logan gave the speech that day and later became commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. Impressed by the memorial service at Woodlawn he signed a general order setting May 30, 1868 as Memorial Day. By 1888 Memorial Day became a legal holiday in 12 northern ...

Chester to Carbondale

A travel blog entry by lindemand on Jul 11, 2014

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We ventured out of Chester this morning competing for space on the highway for 8 miles with monstrous coal trucks!!! Shortly after reaching Cora, however, we were rewarded with miles of traffic-free riding on the Mississippi River Levee making our way through fields of corn and soy bean. Pure hell on the road followed by some of the most beautiful and peaceful cycling that you could ...

Town of Popeye

A travel blog entry by lindemand on Jul 10, 2014

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We cycled into Chester today under favorable weather conditions but many of us were not happy to have 9 and 12 % hill gradients after working our way through the Ozark hills. A shorter day of 50 miles was welcomed by all. An interesting note is that the cartoon character, Popeye, was created in Chester and the town is surrounded by statues of this ...

Attempted quaffing

A travel blog entry by simon.schorn on Jun 20, 2014

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... that had been converted into a B&B. The former classrooms that were converted into suites were very spacious, still had blackboards on the walls and other remnants of their former use, such as pictures of the old teachers. We attempted to walk to a local American style restaurant but luckily gave up and went back to get the car, as there wasn't a clear route and yet another storm ...

Just about ready (written by Corey)

A travel blog entry by clendenens on Mar 21, 2014

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I think we finally have this camper about ready to go. We've done a lot of work trying to make it feel less like a trailer and more like home.

Lots of paint, removing old furniture, adding paneling. Switched out the queen bed with a twin and a toddler bed, and built a couch/bed contraption for me and Molly where the old air bed sofa was.

It feels really good in here. Now if everything will hold up on the road, we should be fine.
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Location

This 1 star motel, located on 128 East Walnut Street, Murphysboro, is near Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site, and Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Americas Best Value Inn Murphysboro / Carbondale

2.00 of 5 stars Fair