Travel Blogs from Tupelo, United States

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Dinner in Boomtown, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Dinner in Boomtown

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... . Sis, we called her then. Her real name and my Mom's the same, Mother's namesake, Sis to me. I finally get to Tupelo, but I am tired, and tense. Too little sleep, and barometric pressure dropping fast. The rain begins, the thunder cracks, and rolls. I ...

Passage  Tupelo..., Tupelo, United States travel blog

Passage Tupelo...

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

...ville de naissance ...

Where it all began..., Tupelo, United States travel blog

Where it all began...

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... on 'the wrong side of the tracks' it was repossessed when he fell behind with the repayments. The family moved around Tupelo, until finally selling their furniture and moving to Memphis in search of a better life.  Looking back at this time in ...

Show, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Show

A travel blog entry by bdgj

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Tupelo --birthplace of the King of Rock 'n Roll, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Tupelo --birthplace of the King of Rock 'n Roll

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... , the first school Elvis attended. - Milam Jr. High, last school Elvis attended before moving to Memphis. - Tupelo Fairgrounds, where Elvis performed concerts in 1956 and 1957.  The land has mostly been developed into municipal offices. ...

SC, GA, AL, MS - 4 states in 1 day!!!, Tupelo, United States travel blog

SC, GA, AL, MS - 4 states in 1 day!!!

A travel blog entry by beesandtrees

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~1150 miles on odometer Bright blue skies until 8pm, then it started raining Left the hostel this morning around 9am.  Went to John's Island to see the Angel Oak Tree.  It is about 400 years old, but the myth is it is really 1400 years ...

Elvis Was a Good Old Boy, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Elvis Was a Good Old Boy

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... here's the thing I love. Elvis was a good old boy. Plain and simple, that's the bottom line. Elvis was a small-town boy, roamed Tupelo in overalls, bare feet. His life began in 1935. The new year's January cold, two boys were born, one lived, and one did ...

Breakfast With Morrie, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Breakfast With Morrie

A travel blog entry by nearhelsinki

... he ushers us into the guitar room, where a couple of cheapo Johnsons are propped up for sale above T-shirts that read, "Tupelo Hardware: where Gladys bought her son his first guitar", cleverly avoiding mention of The King’s name, thereby skipping ...

Tupelo, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Tupelo

A travel blog entry by stalee

Tupelo ...

Hunk of Burning Loaf, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Hunk of Burning Loaf

A travel blog entry by nearhelsinki

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... , for as we pull into the timber-lined streets of Mississippi all fresh and clean and full of life, we choose to stop in Tupelo for a bite to eat. I'm thinking, "oh, Tupelo, famous for honey and Van Morrison!" I throw the VM album on the speakers and we ...

Natchez Trace Parkway to Tupelo, Mississippi, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Natchez Trace Parkway to Tupelo, Mississippi

A travel blog entry by lanza_romanza

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... a population of 34,000 and is best known as the birth place of one Elvis Arron Presley.   Despite it's long history, Tupelo seems content to showcase everything Elvis. Normally I'm not one to become lured into tourist traps but I did have two ...

Our tour of Tupelo, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Our tour of Tupelo

A travel blog entry by eskimo

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... – a lady whose grandfather was the brother of Elvis’ grandfather; there are still many Presleys living in Tupelo. The Chapel, a place of contemplation for Elvis, is a modern building with beautiful stained-glass windows and sits surrounded ...

Stop #30, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Stop #30

A travel blog entry by kleonard_22

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... ...." Do these words sound familiar? They were sung by no one other than Elvis Presley. Today's first skype was with Mr. Lochridge in Tupelo, Mississippi. This is the hometown of Elvis...in fact, he was born in a small and modest two-room house. Mr. ...

Dixie Heat, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Dixie Heat

A travel blog entry by sbefera

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... screen. I sit with legs akimbo in my tent. AT&T even reaches here, a remote Mississippi sate campground outside of Tupelo. Temperature was near 100 today. Still now over 85 as sweat drips down my nose. Today was a ride through the Alabama ...

Fixes and Forests, Tupelo Mississippi, United States travel blog

Fixes and Forests

A travel blog entry by walters2012

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... to watch the wildlife, particularly the birds around the Lake.  Watched the Kingfishers for ages. The Park was near a place called Tupelo and guess who was born there? – old blue suede shoes himself.  Had to be done, we visited the house ...

Getter stronger, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Getter stronger

A travel blog entry by dwolf1

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... in the last step of the day. Anyway, we are now enjoying the pool and relaxation. we will be doing more promotions in the next weeks so we are going to be more busy after the rides from now on. No, I have not seen Elvis- Tupelo is the birthplace of ...

Elvis Presley's Birthplace, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Elvis Presley's Birthplace

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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... store where Elvis' mom brought him his first guitar.  It was Sunday, so it was closed.  We also checked out the Tupelo Automobile Museum where they have some very rare cars and at least one car from the early 1900's to the mid 80's.  ...

Facebook Marketing strategies, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Facebook Marketing strategies

A travel blog entry by jude6luigi

In this posting we will discuss about Arbitrage Magician 2.0 Bonus. It offers some small print regarding Facebook pages. You have to discuss on how business should use Facebook to acquire the best return as a result. Finally, you'll find out three key ...

Natchez Trace Parkway - Jackson to Tupelo, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Natchez Trace Parkway - Jackson to Tupelo

A travel blog entry by currin

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... no lights along the parkway, we ducked off at mile 203, drove through Starkville and headed to Rte 45 which would take us into Tupelo. A gift certificate was burning a hole in my wallet, so we used it at Outback for dinner.  Not very original, but it ...

Tupelo By Way of Nashville and the Sheister!, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Tupelo By Way of Nashville and the Sheister!

A travel blog entry by cheyenneus

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... bother with the guy, but live and learn. I will do a better job in the future. On a positive note, I left Jeff's and went into Tupelo to the Elvis Birthplace Museum. I got a couple of tourists to take a pic of me next to Elvis' childhood home. It is ...

September 12, Tupelo, United States travel blog

September 12

A travel blog entry by wegrattons

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... rest area (of course we shared a common bond there). We decided rather than trying to make it to Little Rock, we'd settle for Tupelo and pulled it…ate dinner at Outback Steak and then layed our heads at the Courtyard. Oh, and because of the ...

Travel the wonderful Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Travel the wonderful Natchez Trace Parkway

A travel blog entry by karengilmore

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... at one of the campsites but the first one was too early and the second one was full. So we end up on the road for 8 hours today and stop at a small private site near Tupelo Mississippi! This is a great site and provides a nice rest after a long days ...

Long Drive, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Long Drive

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

... and put in a super long drive to get to Tupelo, MS. We decided that we would pick up the Natchez Trace Parkway close to Tupelo.  We got to Tombigbee State Park just as it was getting dark.  The office was closed but we were able to just pick a ...

Elvis's birthplace, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Elvis's birthplace

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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27th Oct. cont. We arrived into Tupelo around 5.30pm and began the hunt for a campsite again. As is becoming a habit, we pulled into Walmart and made camp. After dinner and a wash we watched an episode of Being Human and then wrapped up in our duvet, went ...

Day 2, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by roadtrippers

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8 AM - Natchez Trace Pkwy Visitor Center Tupelo National Battlefield Brice's Crossroads NB 9:30 - 10:30 - drive to Corinth Approx 50 ...

Day 1, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by roadtrippers

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Checked into the La Quinta in Tupelo about 9:30 PM.  We then headed to the IHOP for dinner.  We were all grimey and tired from a long day on the road.  The food was good, but the service left something to be desired.  The waitress was ...

Tupelo, Missisippi - birthplace of the King!, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Tupelo, Missisippi - birthplace of the King!

A travel blog entry by u.s.ofanja

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Day Two--(MP 350 to south of Tupelo, MS (MP 253), south of Collinwood, TN to south of Tupelo, MS, United States travel blog

Day Two--(MP 350 to south of Tupelo, MS (MP 253)

A travel blog entry by selfishcyclist

Day Two (Milepost 350 to Milepost 253) You may be wondering why there is a gap between the end of yesterday's ride and the start of this one. The reason is the first of two detours (due to bridge repairs) that you will encounter on the Natchez Trace ...

Mathiston to Tupelo, Tupelo, United States travel blog

Mathiston to Tupelo

A travel blog entry by mlparker27

... kept me dry as I drove slower and more cautiously than usual until I drove out of the downpour arrived tonight @ Tupelo Mississippi 401 miles today: 857 miles from LBK Rain clouds were near by throughout the day and I got sprinkled on occasionally ...

The king is dead, long live the king, Tupelo, United States travel blog

The king is dead, long live the king

A travel blog entry by aidan1150

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... and seems to be used to grow vegetables. The farm equipment is huge. We were off the bikes before 5pm and were in the pool cooling down not long after. Hopefully in the morning we will find the birthplace of Elvis, which is Tupelo's claim to fame. ...

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