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TravelPod Member ReviewsCourtyard Tupelo
No microwave, but typical Courtyard. I showed the girl at the checkin counter my chicken
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Arrived too late yesterday to visit Elvis' childhood home, but really we weren't too interested as it looks like a lot of fuss about nothing much. Leaving Tupelo, we decided to take the truly Scenic Route to Nashville. From Natchez in the south of the State of Mississippi (see the 3rd June) to Nashville over a distance of 444 miles, there is an ancient "Trace" or path whose origins goes back thousands of years, largely created ...
I arrived in Tupelo the night of May 15th and stayed overnight, making my way into town the next morning to see the smallest preserved battlefield of the Civil War: less than an acre in the middle of the town with a couple of graves, a couple of informational placards, a monument, and a couple of cannons. But it was enough that I was able to learn a lot about the battle, even if it was basically impossible to visualize the terrain with roads and buildings all across the old ...
Once on the parkway, we had an enjoyable ride. The parkway is beautiful. It moves from wet, swampy regions through prairie-like farm land to wooded forests.
Interesting note: We traveled for about 5 miles through an area where the trees were broken off at the top with low vegetation growing up. The road was labeled as an area that had been hit by a tornado in 2011.
We stopped at several roadside areas along the ...
... a fully navigable trade route. Over time, stands (or small inns & trading posts) popped up to feed and provide shelter for the traders, outlaws and travelers. It would have been way out of our way to start in Natchez so we picked up the parkway around mile 90, right after filling up on a Southern specialty - pimento cheese sandwich - at 303 Jefferson in Clinton, MS.
The parkway has a speed limit of 50 mph which ...
... 1956 and 1957. The land has mostly been developed into municipal offices. There's a newly unveiled Elvis homecoming statue, featuring a larger than life Elvis holding his mike, youthful and energetic as he appeared in front of his hometown crowd over fifty years ago.
- Tupelo Hardware, where Elvis' mom bought him first ...