Rebecca & Tom Stark
Owners/Innkeepers

431 Cook Avenue
Jonesboro, IL 62952
(618) 833-5252


www.hiddenlakebb.com
info@hiddenlakebb.com

Directions


From St. Louis Via I-55 (2 to 2.5 hours)
Take I-55 South to Cape Girardeau, exiting at exit # 95 (Rt. 74 East Cape Girardeau/Illinois Rt. 146). Follow Rt. 74 East 4 miles to Illinois Rt. 146. Take the Cape Girardeau bridge across onto Illinois Rt. 146 and into Jonesboro (approximately 25 miles). Once inside the Jonesboro city limits, watch for Cook Ave. Turn right and proceed to address (433 Cook Ave). (Hints: Watch for Rt. 146 to turn left approximately 4 miles after the bridge when the road "T"s, then watch for it to turn right as you enter the town of Ware, approximately 13 miles later. Cook Ave is approximately 9 miles further after you turn right in Ware. A Casey's General Store & Gas Station is on the corner of Cook Avenue & Rt. 146. If you pass the AJ One Stop Gas Station or enter the Jonesboro Square, you've gone too far.) Hidden Lake is a half mile down on the right, about a block or so past the deadend sign.

From St. Louis Via The Illinois Scenic Route (2 to 2.5 hours)
Take I 70 to I 64 to exit 50, Illinois Rt. 127. Take Rt. 127 South approximately 1 1/2 hours (90 miles ?) to Rt. 146 East. Turn left onto Rt. 146 to Cook Ave (approximately 2-3 miles). Turn right onto to Cook and proceed to address (433 Cook Ave). A Casey's General Store & Gas Station is on the corner of Cook Avenue & Rt. 146. If you pass the AJ One Stopl Gas Station or enter the Jonesboro Square, you've gone too far. Hidden Lake is a half mile down on the right, about a block or so past the deadend sign.

Either route from St. Louis will take approximately 2 to 2.5 hours. Taking the scenic route, however, will allow you to visit some of our sites and attractions on your way:

From Chicago (4.5 to 6 hours)
Take I-57 South to Rt. 146 West (exit #30). Take Rt. 146 West to Cook Avenue (approximately 7 miles). Turn left on Cook Avenue, then to address (1/2 mile). Hints: Rt. 146 will turn left at the four-way stop in Anna. As you enter Jonesboro, you will find yourself in a driving rotunda. Proceed 1/2 way around the town center and exit the rotunda. Cook Avenue is the first left after you come out of the Jonesboro Square and pass Dixie Barbecue. A Casey's General Store & Gas Station, the 2nd one that you will pass since leaving I-57, is on the corner of Cook Avenue & Rt. 146. Turn left onto Cook Ave. Hidden Lake is a half mile down on the right, about a block or so past the deadend sign.

From Paducah (45 minutes - 1 hour)
Take I-24 North to Rt. 146 West. Take Rt. 146 West to Cook Avenue (approximately 25 miles). Turn left on Cook Avenue, then to address (1/2 mile). Hints: Rt. 146 will turn left at the four-way stop in Anna. As you enter Jonesboro, you will find yourself in a driving rotunda. Proceed 1/2 way around the town center and exit the rotunda.Cook Avenue is the first left after you come out of the Jonesboro Square and pass Dixie Barbecue. A Casey's General Store & Gas Station is on the corner of Cook Avenue & Rt. 146. Hidden Lake is a half mile down on the right and a block or so past the deadend sign.

From Carbondale, IL
Take Rt. 51 South to Rt. 146 West. Take Rt. 146 West to Cook Avenue (approximately 4 miles). Turn left on Cook Avenue, then to address (1/2 mile). Hints: Rt. 146 will turn left at the four-way stop in Anna. As you enter Jonesboro, you will find yourself in a driving rotunda. Proceed 1/2 way around the town center and exit the rotunda.Cook Avenue is the first left after you come out of the Jonesboro Square and pass Dixie Barbecue. A Casey's General Store & Gas Station is on the corner of Cook Avenue & Rt. 146. Hidden Lake is a half mile down on the right and a block or so past the deadend sign.