Americas Best Value Inn / Carbondale

700 East Main Street, Carbondale, Illinois, 62901, United States | 1 star motel
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Travel Blogs from Carbondale

Chester to Carbondale

A travel blog entry by lindemand

5

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 ...

Attempted quaffing

A travel blog entry by simon.schorn

4

... 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

8

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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In which the fates have their vengence

A travel blog entry by videoray.ag

4
7

... restaurants - Hickory House was long closed when we got there.

Allow me to elaborate on 3. A minivan is towed behind the bus. This lets us park the bus and then sojourn out to meals and adventures in a more manageable vehicle. The apparatus which connects the minivan to the bus is a BlueOx Aladdin tow bar. The couplers of the tow bar are secured to the minivan using a large bolt pin which is locked into place using a smaller lynch pin. ...

Long Day

A travel blog entry by peposgreg

5

... Many times when I'd stop at a rest area someone would start a conversation about the car. I got the feeling they thought I was nuts too.
Camping....not. Tried two spots. One was a dump and had no shade and the water at their little beach area was warm as you know what. The other spot was a state park. Giant Step state park.
Took forever to get there but the road was amazing to drive. zoom zoom. Once there I paid ...

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This 1 star motel, located on 700 East Main Street, Carbondale, is near Shawnee Hills Wine Trail and Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center.
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