Best Western Executive Inn

504 South Court Street, Florence, Alabama, 35630, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $49.00
 

Travel Blogs from Florence

Two days with Jayne's classmates

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... Friend Linda and we chose to visit Helen Keller's birthplace. We toured the main house and the smaller structure, where Helen and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, had a classroom. We also saw the pump, where Helen was taught her first word: water. Others chose to tour the music studios, where the Muscle Shoals Blues Sound originated. An amazing array of musicians ...

We're finally on the road...

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... the 80s (20s C). We arrived with our sunburned faces late Thursday afternoon and were greeted in the parking lot by friends of Jayne.
We intended to head to New Orleans first, but we're invited to the Class of '63 ZBTHS mini-Southern-reunion. We will be here for the next three days visiting with former class mates.
The event starts this noon with lunch. We will keep you posted. ...

Music

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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I go deep, I go deep, I go deep into the origins of blues and rock. The soundtrack of my early, impressionable and formative years might have been Zeppelin, Sabbath, Doors, Joplin, Hendrix and the like but it didn't take long for me to begin searching out the influences of my musical heroes. I still remember my first blues shopping spree at Sam's (Sam the Record Man) on Ste. Catherine St. in Montreal. Robert Johnson, Willie ...

A cold, windy day

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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We slept very well last night due to the long day of travel and the boat rocking all through the night. Unfortunately, with winds in excess of 45 miles per hour we discovered we had drifted a a couple of hundred feet backwards. We are in a narrow cove with the water level not at full pool so this was a bit of a concern, especially with the winds being so relentless all day long. The anchor has held thus far but we checked our position frequently to be sure we were not drifting. It ...

A VERY LONG DAY

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... time zone makes for very early nights especially with the advent of winter and the recent time change. I drove most of the day and played Captain while the real captain was in his floating office. Because I did not have a chance to shower before we left, my beloved Bart made pretend Capt. Nina a steak dinner while she made herself presentable. I should add, there is no time better to take a shower on the Calliope than after a day of travel. The ...

Location

This hotel, located on 504 South Court Street, Florence, is near Ivy Green, W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, and Muscle Shoals Sound Historic Museum.
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