Hannibal Super 8 Motel
Travel Blogs from Hannibal
Spent the morning at the BMW shop. My appointment was for 1 0am, I arrived on time and my bike went into the shop at 10:10am. The bike came out road tested at 11:00am. In the mean time I had wonderful conversations with their friendly staff and time passed so quickly it was a shame to go.
I then headed north to Hannibal to visit the Mark Twain …
... tracks run parallel between the highway and the river. It made for a very Huck Finn feel. The town is obsessed with Mark Twain, because it was his boyhood town. Everything is named in regards to him. I saw a sign for "home of the Mark Twain fried chicken!" What? Oh tourist traps.... If I were more into celebrities, maybe I'd be more excited about all of the hype. I stayed at the Mark Twain Cave Campground. It was the only camp near my route. $19 for no water, electric, ...
Continued to drive south on Great River Road along Mississippi through Illinois....corn, soy, corn, soy...ugh! flat, not pretty. Interesting stop though. Had read about Nauroo, Ill. Big Mormon settlement in late 1800s. Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, etc. Huge temple. Mormons have restored and sunk alot of money into town tor restoration and pilgrimages. I texted Doug Bailey a photo ...
Up around 7:30am so we can get ready for breakfast. The dining room was full this morning. After breakfast we went to Mass at Holy Family Church which was about 12 short blocks from our B&B. The 10am mass was full, standing room only even though there was no special celebration today other than a little baby girl's baptism. She was as cute as a bug and didn’t ...
... the narrator becomes a ghost from the Civil War period. This dramatization has to be seen to be believed…….
Our time here came to an end and we had an hour and a half ride to Hannibal, MO
We arrived here in Hannibal around 4:30pm and found a room in a Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the historic district. Lula Belle’s operated as a brothel in this quaint river town during the early 1900′s, Lula ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed