Travel Blogs from Muscle Shoals, United States

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They Got the Swampers, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

They Got the Swampers

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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... “The Swampers” in the lyrics of Lynrd Skynrd's “Sweet Home Alabama” The PBS documentary movie “Muscle Shoals”  records the story  that Muscle Shoals is the unlikely breeding ground for some of the most ...

where you say???, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

where you say???

A travel blog entry by rikelman

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This is in the northwest corner of Alabama on the Tennessee River.  It is the music recording mecca with many recording studios of lots of famous singers like: Little Richard, Aretha Franklin, Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, Jimmy Buffet, Bob Segar ...

Jack lives here..., Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

Jack lives here...

A travel blog entry by thedirtysouth

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... crack that baby on our first wedding anniversary and remember our epic trip <3 We left the distillery and headed South to Muscle Shoals and Florence Alabama. The landscape doesn't change so much but the license plates do! While in Memphis our new ...

Thank God for the TVA..., Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

Thank God for the TVA...

A travel blog entry by thedirtysouth

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Firstly I'd like to start by saying just how beautiful Florence and Muscle Shoals are. Absolutely stunning towns with hospitable, helpful people who seem bemused as to why we would holiday here. We woke up around 7am and headed down for an early USA style ...

Muscle Shoals- Colour Blind Capital of the World!, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

Muscle Shoals- Colour Blind Capital of the World!

A travel blog entry by cpickess

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... and financially and there may be a show that is in the works to promote this musical history and become a permanent part of Muscle Shoals musical history. **A side story:  There is local band in town and the male lead looks very much like Johnny ...

Day Four Muscle Shoals, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

Day Four Muscle Shoals

A travel blog entry by louclaire

... dining and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal here so it’s well worth a visit. In the afternoon we went over to Muscle Shoals area to explore their attractions. First stop was the Fame recording studio and we were given a very informative talk ...

The Green Green Grass of Home, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

The Green Green Grass of Home

A travel blog entry by hsa

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... green here. Hence the Green, Green Grass of Tennessee, Alabama Mississippi - etc. Not Wales at all which is vaguely disappointing. Muscle Shoals is a disappointment. Illogical, but true. After all, what impact did being in St John’s Wood have on the ...

Badetag am Pazifik, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

Badetag am Pazifik

A travel blog entry by ystueck2

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Der fruehe Vogel war wieder mit uns. Nach dem Frühstück ging es weiter gen Süden (dafuer hatten wir einen Pfadfinder unter uns, denn das Kartenmaterial war sehr mager).  In Santa Barbara angekommen, stellten wir fest, dass es keine Möglichkeit ...

Wait... Are Those Things

Wait... Are Those Things "Real"??

A travel blog entry by cpickess

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... which is named after the city in Italy by the original surveyor of the land in 1818.  Florence is a little bit bigger then Muscle Shoals so had more options for lodging and food.  Florence is the birthplace of W. C Handy, Father of the Blues who ...

Better Late then Never!, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

Better Late then Never!

A travel blog entry by cpickess

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... going to take a pretty GREAT plan to get me to pack up for home with any sort of enthusiasm ... and then Muscle Shoals happened.  Grant discovered the documentary by accident one evening (obviously while missing me terribly!!) and discovered a gem. ...

He Was as Good as Best and Better than The Rest, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

He Was as Good as Best and Better than The Rest

A travel blog entry by cpickess

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... to get there including the Rattlesnake Saloon.  2) Ivy Green; the home of one of my heroes Helen Keller.  3) The music of Muscle Shoals and it's history and 4) Tom's Wall and the River.  Dividing this day into stops gives me a chance to ...

"Life is either a great adventure or nothing." HK

A travel blog entry by cpickess

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IVY GREEN- HOME OF HELEN KELLER   A short drive through Tuscumbia and we found ourselves driving through the front gates of Ivy Green.  The name envokes the thoughts of an antebellum southern home and yet we found ourselves walking up the ...

All Things Shall Pass Away, Only The Stones Remain, Muscle Shoals, United States travel blog

All Things Shall Pass Away, Only The Stones Remain

A travel blog entry by cpickess

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... ;As usual there were a couple of stops that I would have added if I had known about them, specifically our few hours with Tom Hendrix.   If you are anywhere near Muscle Shoals  we encourage you to ... STOP!!  (In the name of love?!)   ...

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