Our Pet-Friendly Hotel is located on US Hwy 98 within driving proximity to Mobile Airport (MOB) the Alabama Carnival Cruise Terminal & Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds in Mobile AL (home of Mardi Gras). Ring in the New Year with the Annual Masquerade Mardi Gras Ball. Several repeat guests & families stay overnight at the Holiday Inn Express Lucedale on the way to the gulf coast beaches in Panama City Destin Pensacola Orange Beach. Lucedale MS is half-way to Walt Disney Universal Studios & Sea Worldin Orlando and to other cities in the Florida Panhandle Jackson New Orleans Little Rock Memphis St Louis Houston & Dallas. Lucedale is surrounded by a diverse agricultural industry including plant nurseries Charlie’s U-Pik Eubanks Produce Seward Farms Live produce stockyard are located near the hotel. Visit Lucedale for the Praise in the Park the Pecan Festival Gingham Tree Festival GCFFA Barbeque Challenge Two Rivers Bluegrass Festival for Trophy Bass Fishing (an Angler’s delight) at Dream Strike Lake. Our hotel is a convenient highway commute to local construction sites & businesses in Wilmer & Semmes Georgia Pacific in New Augusta Southern Pines Energy & South Mississippi Correctional Institute in Leakesville Plant Daniels & Chevron Corporation in Moss Point Wells Fargo & EADS Airbus in Mobile BASF in McIntosh Arcelor Mittal Steel in Calvert.