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Other Roadside Motels Midwest


Sunset Motel
Athens, OH
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

The Sunset Motel in Athens, OH sports a huge overhanging sharp boomerang/arrow, extending across the parking lot.



Basic Inn
Indianapolis, IN
Photo courtesy Emily Steele

Here's the Basic Inn Motel that states that it is still doing motel business in Indianapolis.





Crest View Motel
Washington, IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

The Crest View Motel sign is a throwback to the era when many of the motel signs located right off the roadside had some semblance of character, color, and uniqueness to capture the eye of a prospective tourist looking of a place to spend the night. The sign still advertises its amenities including "air conditioning" and "television".



Eastwood Motel
Columbia, MO
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

The Eastwood Motel in Columbia, MO sports a very tall sign designed to catch the eye of travelers a block away.



Arrow Head Motel
Columbia, MO
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

The Arrow Head Motel of Columbia, MO sports an arrowhead motif on its marquee. Also features free toll calls.





Cadet Motor Inn
Coldwater, MI
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

The Cadet Motor Inn in Coldwater, MI features a large image of a cadet next to the large letters on the sign. This is a motel sign that still shows its character.



Double A Motel
Fremont, OH
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

The Double A Motel of Fremont, Ohio still sports a huge starburst on top. A possible escape from a harsh winter. 01-01














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