Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

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Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by bitis2 » September 6th, 2011, 9:40 am

My dad (72 years old) has decided to meet me and get in a father/son herptrip like in the old days. I would like any imput on motels nearby as camping is now out of the question. Thanks a head of time.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by justinm » September 6th, 2011, 6:01 pm

The Lincoln in Anna, Il. is likely the closest, but it's not a really nice place. Giant City Lodge is really nice, great food but at least half an hour away.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by Mike Pingleton » September 8th, 2011, 4:26 pm

There's a fairly new Super8 motel in Anna-Jonesboro. You should make a reservation just to be sure. The Anna Motel is awful and the Lincoln Motel has la cucarachas and hot and cold running mice.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by tspuckler » September 9th, 2011, 1:56 pm

The Lincoln is the scariest place I've ever stayed and I've stayed at some pretty scary places. I'll be down there the weekend of the 8th and can tell you that the Super 8 has a wedding party that weekend and it pretty close to being fully booked - so if that's your choice (it's not terribly far from Snake Road), book it soon.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by justinm » September 9th, 2011, 8:54 pm

The weekend of the 8th would be great if I wasn't doing my son's first bday... I'm likely going the week prior if anyone cares.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by Jamie D » September 10th, 2011, 11:41 am

justinm wrote:The weekend of the 8th would be great if I wasn't doing my son's first bday... I'm likely going the week prior if anyone cares.
I'm looking at the weekend after....if anyone cares.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by seanchilders » September 10th, 2011, 5:46 pm

i will be making a few trips down that way, durring the week before oct 8-9, and again the week after.......if anyone cares to know.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by herpmajor » September 10th, 2011, 8:21 pm

I am there almost every weekend in the fall. :P

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by Marty Whalin » September 14th, 2011, 6:06 pm

I will be in the area Oct. 9th-13th. If anyone wants to meet up, let me know.

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Post by RobK » September 15th, 2011, 3:56 pm

bitis2 wrote:My dad (72 years old) has decided to meet me and get in a father/son herptrip like in the old days. I would like any imput on motels nearby as camping is now out of the question. Thanks a head of time.
Well, since your dad agreed to pay for this ;), you could always head down to Cape Girardeau and stay in the Holiday Inn.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by Wayne_MO » September 15th, 2011, 6:15 pm

Anna has a Super 8, and Cape G. which isn't too far away has several motels. When my wife and I motel it instead of camping, we usually stay in Cape G because it has a good brew pub and more eating options than Anna.

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by Mike Pingleton » September 20th, 2011, 5:29 pm

Wayne_MO wrote:Anna has a Super 8, and Cape G. which isn't too far away has several motels. When my wife and I motel it instead of camping, we usually stay in Cape G because it has a good brew pub and more eating options than Anna.
A brew pub? Dang. What's it called?

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Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

Post by Marty Whalin » September 20th, 2011, 5:38 pm

I've been to that brew pub. Can't think of what its called but stick to the burgers. My catfish was terrible. Can't speak for the beer, I had whiskey.

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