Country Inn & Suites Jackson-Airport
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2-22-2014 Jackson, MS LeFleur’s Bluff SP and Natchez Trace Parkway
LeFleur’s Bluff SP is in a great location just a bit NE of *********** MS 55 -a good location for us to hop on the Natchez Trace Parkway from New Orleans.
We were wowed by the first rest area entering MS via MS 55N (best we have seen in our travels). It was meticulously maintained and warmly decorated. How ...
We left NLR about 9:30ish am. We drove towards Brinkley and Helena into Mississippi. We then made our way down to Canton, MS where we got onto the Natchez trace Parkway to drive on it a bit. It was a nice drive, but a little crowded around Jackson, MS. We spent the night at Clinton, ...
... out as well as a District Superintendent and a couple other folks. But, the 10 that were there were definitely interested in seminary. I got a couple cards from it so it was pretty decent. After speaking with the coordinators at Millsaps it's apparent we need to spend some more time throughout Mississippi. There are several other schools/Wesley Foundations that are doing really well but just couldn't make the couple hours drive this evening.
... for gas, but I can’t say that I saw any of those bearded hot shots anywhere. I looked, though.
We crossed the Mississippi River mid afternoon and entered the State of Mississippi, which chose an absolutely incredible parcel of land on which to place their Welcome Center. It sits on the river, between the I-20 bridge and the railroad bridge. The river was looking good again today…not muddy brown as it often is, but a nice bluish color sparkling in ...
... showed them around and let them get in the firetruck. Nice group of guys.
Our lunch was at a place called Joe's Diner. We have been here before, but they had just moved to a new and larger location. Since there were 20 children and about 30 adults in their party room, (I think 30 people would have been the limit) my husband and I sat at the counter and chatted with a local. We had the pecan pancakes and they were YUMMY! I think next time we are going to get a waffle ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center