Travel Blogs from Vicksburg
Memorial Day today and we heard there was a parade on downtown so off we went. We thought with the history attached to this town it would have been really good - wrong - there was one group of flag bearers, a group of kids from the local baseball team and a couple of Vietnam Vets on their bikes, the police and fire departments rounded the parade …
Woke up early so we could get out of the world's worst hotel as soon as possible! Eight hours in there was enough - we pulled out of there by 0730 - a very early start for us!
Drove for about an hour and stopped at a gas station for breakfast - the Shady Nook - rewind your life about forty years and you got it! The food was pretty good …
... almost caused us to pull over. We continued south on US 65 through Arkansas, passing extensive farm fields of cotton, corn and soy beans. Continuing south on US 65 we crossed into Louisiana, then east on I-20 over the Mississippi river and into Vicksburg Mississippi. We stopped for the night at “Ameristar Casino RV Park”, where we have stayed ...
... first. Well not sure if it's a glorified garage sale or supposed to be serious! Lots of junk lol
The museum we did go into was about the lower Mississippi and how it has changed over the years. Very interesting. Interactive displays for all to push and learn from.
Next museum just down the road was dedicated to the siege of Vicksburg. We were shown an informative 30 min film about what occurred in those days before the Southern ...
... a really neat place to view the Mighty Missip, and watch a huge barge being guided up the current of the river. It sure was a feat of driving! or pushing really!
Dinner was disgusting. Never go to Waffle House for a steak dinner. It was inedible, and as for the hash browns, huh what a have. The only semi decent thing was ...
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