Sharonbikes from Kansas City on 10/21/2015 06:33 AM:
There is a shortcut from the Trail that is probably about a quarter of a mile to the pilot truck stop and there is a Holiday Inn Express that is very nice and another cheaper hotel that is decent. On the west edge of Boonville-what I call the suburbs of Boonville- up the hill from the Boonville depot or, if you are coming from the Pilot Grove side, before you go down the hill into Boonville, there is a little spur that goes off the Trail. There is a nice wooden sign there. Take that little spur and avoid the big hill on the streets in town.