Lone Star BMW Riders




“Coasting to Savannah”

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Saturday, March 26th through Saturday, April 2nd


Saturday, March 26th
St Francisville, LA
400 miles

 
Departing the Cotton Gin Cafe in Crandall, TX at 8 am. If you want to have breakfast then come early. We'll cross the ferry and arrive in St Francisville, La late in the evening. We'll have lunch along the way and eat supper in St Francisville.
Primary Hotel:
  Our first three choices were not available? So, we'll do the Magnuson.
Secondary Hotel:
  Magnuson Hotel
7059 US Highway 61
1 Lakeside Drive
St. Francisville, LA, 70775
1-877-747-8713
Gee, that was harder than it should have been. I kept holding out for something else but at least it’s a bed! We have six rooms blocked as the Lone Star BMW riders. Let's try that.
$115.55 but with AAA or AARP she said it could be $86.66 plus tax

Sunday, March 27th
Destin, FL
338 Miles
 
We'll head south to catch hwy 90 and follow the coast all the way down to the ferry south of Mobile. After crossing the ferry, we'll ease over to the Destin area. Lunch will be along the way and supper will be in Fort Walton Beach/Destin. A Charlie Smith recommendation, "Fellers, I can heartily recommend Dewey Destins, either location, for fresh seafood, and the Key lime pie at the Donut Hole is the best. Actually the key lime pie at deweys is good as well, so I recommend having both!"
Primary Hotel:
  Holiday Inn, Fort Walton BeachFront
573 Santa Rosa Blvd
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548
Tel: 1-800-238-8686
Also, when calling the Holiday Inn Resort FWB, the rate was $152 non-beach which is a 10% discount supposedly; they are holding 6 rooms under “Lonestar BMW.” So, the best rate is the Advance Purchase (non-refundable) online $136 or discount rate of $144 which the guy at the desk can’t do?
Secondary Hotel:
 

BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront
380 Santa Rosa Boulevard
Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548-6136
Phone: 850-243-9444 | Fax: 850-243-5445


Monday, March 28th
Cedar Key, FL
326 Miles
 
This will be an easy day of sightseeing from the seat of our bikes. Lunch on the road and supper at Cedar Key.
Primary Hotel:
  Park Place in Cedar Key
PO Box 613 :: 211 Second Street
Just to let you know as of right now there are plenty of vacancies for March 28th, 2011. If you have more than 6 rooms we can give you our AAA rate of $72.00 on first or second floor and $76.50 on third. Feel free to give us a call to make reservations at 1-800-868-7963. We look forward to hearing from you.
Cedar Key, FL :: 32625
Secondary Hotel:
  Cedar Cove
192 2nd. Street
Cedar Key, FL, 32625
Local: 352-543-5332
Toll-free: 800-366-5312

Tuesday, March 29th & Wednesday 30th
Savannah, GA
314 Miles
 
Today, we cross the state of Florida from coast to coast to enjoy the Atlantic side. The Ferry crossing shouldn't hold us up too long. We'll have lunch along the way and be in Savannah by evening. Scott Calabro has recommended that we eat at Lady and Sons restaurant. This is another of Paula Dean's restaurants.
Primary Hotel:

Mulberry Inn
Corners of Bay and Houston Streets
601 East Bay St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: 912.238.1200
Fax: 912.236.2184

It was such a pleasure speaking with you earlier regarding the Lone Star BMW Riders trip to Savannah March 29 – March 31! To let you know a little more about our hotel and to pass on some information on to your guests, The Mulberry Inn is listed on the National Registry of Historic Hotels. It truly embodies the southern ambiance and charm of Savannah . The Mulberry Inn is a boutique-style hotel and has many unique characteristics to offer its guests including our complimentary tea-time served from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM daily. I invite you to take a look at our website, www.savannahhotel.com. You may find pictures by following this link: http://www.savannahhotel.com/gallery.html. The Mulberry Inn is conveniently located in the heart of the Historic District with parking offered in our secure parking garage at the rate of $12 per night per space (feel free to park two motorcycles in one space). Parking is complimentary for anyone who is a Priority Club Member (we are a Holiday Inn hotel).

I have entered the block of 6 rooms per night for your group at the discounted rate of $159 per night. Your guests will have until Monday, March 7th to call the front desk and secure their reservations at the discounted rate. To do so, they may reach the front desk at (912) 238-1200 and advise that they are with the Lone Start BMW Riders group.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. I will send you periodic rooming lists so you know who has reserved with us thus far. We look forward to having your group stay with us!
Best Regards,
Jenna Eagle | Sales and Events Coordinator

Secondary Hotel:
River Street Inn
124 E. Bay St
Savannah, GA
912-234-6400
Parking is an additional $10, across the street

Thursday, March 31st
Alexander City, AL
317 Miles
 
We won't need to depart Savannah until check out time. We'll have plenty of time to get to Alexander City in the afternoon.
Primary Hotel:

Jameson Inn
4335 U.S. 280
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-7099

Good afternoon Mr. Griffin, my name is Angela and I am the Assistant General Manager here at the Jameson Inn in Alexander City, Al. I am delighted that you have decided to join us for your visit. On March 31st we do have plenty of availability, and we do offer secure parking for your bikes, and we do offer discounts. We have a complimentary breakfast that includes homemade Belgium waffles, oatmeal, cereal, blueberry, banana nut and chocolate muffins, with milk and juice and fruit. All of our rooms have the pillow top mattresses and some of our rooms have the micro/fridge combo and coffee pot. We would love to have you as our guest, so please feel free to give me a call or just e-mail me back.
Thank you,
Angela McKinney-AGM
256-234-7099

Secondary Hotel:
 

Friday, April 1st
Greenville, MS
341 Miles
 
A nice comfortable start depending on the consensus of the group. If Joy gets to Greenville early enough to pull on a slot machine, all the better.
Primary Hotel:
Comfort Inn
137 N. Walnut Street, Greenville, MS, US, 38701
Phone: (662) 332-0508
Fax: (662) 332-9347
Secondary Hotel:
 

Saturday, April 2nd
Home
376 Miles
 
The trip home will be as you want it to be.
Primary Hotel:
Your bed
Secondary Hotel: