Best Western Executive Inn

504 South Court Street, Florence, Alabama, 35630, United States | Hotel
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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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Travel Blogs from Florence

Two days with Jayne's classmates

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen on Apr 27, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... 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 on Apr 25, 2014

6 comments, 3 photos

... one of the many followers of Jens' blog of last year and as a fellow-adventurer was invited to join the road trip of this year.
Jens arrived in Chicago on April 4, and the next several weeks were spent at Jayne's house in Winthrop Harbor, IL, buying additional supplies and getting organized - and waiting for warm weather.
Finally, in desperation for warmer weather, the ...

Music

A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Nov 16, 2013

1 comment

... side, Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals, plus Florence which sits just across the Tennessee river. Together they've been responsible for some serious talent and of course, the famous Muscle Shoals sound that helped shape Soul, RnB about Rock & Roll.

I Visited FAME studios which was a huge thrill. Some of the biggest stars Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Etta James, Clarence Carter and others ...

A cold, windy day

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell on Nov 12, 2013

1 comment, 7 photos

... in his floating office and then puttered around the boat. The man cannot sit still. It was cold enough that a big crock pot of steak chili seemed a good idea. And it was. Yummmmmm.

The wind has yet to let up. The weather station said it should have died down by 4 pm central time but it is still blowing pretty hard. Lots of water slapping against the hull. Tonight's temperature is supposed to drop to the twenties. We will definitely have to leave on the heat. We also had ...

A VERY LONG DAY

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell on Nov 11, 2013

4 comments, 16 photos

... I wish I was a little more familiar with ducks and such. I was able to identify the flock of pelicans we passed in Decatur. I had no idea they came this far from the coast line.

We soon left behind the hills and mountains as the Tennessee River coursed through Alabama. During this portion of the journey, the river was wide and flat but meandered pleasantly for many, many miles. There was very little in the way of wind or boat ...

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