Bethlehem School Cottage in Metropolis Illinois
Old Bethlehem School Cottage Metropolis Southern Illinois Bed and Breakfast B&B Inn Farm Lodgings Accommodations
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Host/Innkeeper: Judy Long
Guestrooms: 3 all rented together.
Address: Old Bethlehem School Cottage, 6162 Old Marion Road, Metropolis, Illinois 62960 USA
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Telephone: (618) 524-4922,
Activities/Attractions: Metropolis is situated on Interstate 24 halfway between Nashville, Tennessee and St. Louis, Missouri, while Paducah, Kentucky is only 15 miles away. Metropolis is full of history and is the self-proclaimed "Hometown of Superman," celebrating its local hero every possible way it can.
Fort Massac State Park became the first official state park in 1908. The park provides picnicking, camping, hiking, boating, fishing, skiing and hunting within its 1,540 acres of beautiful Southern Illinois landscape. Every October, Metropolis draws over 100,000 visitors into town to experience the Fort Massac Encampment, which is the largest tourism event in Southern Illinois. With mock military battles, period costumes, fife & drum corps, traditional crafts, authentic food and more, the living history is truly amazing to see!
General Information: Welcome to Old Bethlehem School Cottage in the Metropolis area of Southern Illinois and enjoy hunting, hiking, horse or bike riding. For outdoor lovers, our out of the way retreat and farm is perfect for family vacations.
The Old Bethlehem School is a one-room schoolhouse, in which classes were actually held until the mid-fifties. The entire schoolhouse is yours as there is no separate bedroom rental. It features:
Hidden behind dogwood, redbud and sweet gum trees, the Old Bethlehem School Cottage is set at the edge of Shawnee National Forest with scenic views of the hills in the forest.
Payment Accepted: Check or Cash.
Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).$115/night/double
$15/each person more than 2.
$100/night/double if you bring your
"This cottage (Miss Carrie's Cottage) tucked away in the hills of Southern Illinois holds a secret - the most comfortable bed in America. The sofa was also fabulously comfortable. It was great to have a full kitchen and cook for yourself. The sunset and sunrise was full of colour and we wish we had booked for a longer stay."