Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
Travel Blogs from Natchitoches
... without any further drama. And only a few light flashes and claps of thunder. Our biggest excitement of the day was a trip to the local laundromat to resupply our ward robe selection. We finally lifted the threat of "double duty" with the clothes and underwear. The steady rain and threat of local flash floods, kept us from exploring the countryside. The fact that is is Sunday, meant that most everything was closed anyway. The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame was open on Sunday - so ...
... What a nice way end breakfast!! After our libation, we visited an early flea market at the local Methodist Church in downtown Natchez. Charlene found some old quilts that she just needed to bring home. She also found another piece of luggage to bring home all her treasures. We made our way across the River to Louisiana and the city of Natchitoches (nak - a - tish). This quaint college town is vibrant and manicured. Sort of like a southern fried Carmel. We ...
... buildings - the main house, the Yucca House and the African House are original. The remaining buildings have been brought in over the years as the need for additional buildings to house artists and writers was needed and for many years it was an artists colony. The most famous painter was Clementine Hunter who was one of the South's premier primitive artists. Her house is located on the property. She died at the age of 101 and had ...
... most of the time. On the road for about 5 hours except for a Starbucks and bathroom stop. Natchitoches is a very pretty town with a fascinating history. It was founded in 1714 as a French outpost on the Red River to facilitate trade with the Spanish in Mexico. The town is named after the local Native American tribe. There was a log jam during the 1830's and the Red River ...
... br> The last few nights we camped in Rusk, Texas. We went to the longest footbridge in the US, to a tomato festival, to a state park. The campground had a saltwater pool, so that was fun.
Before that I don't even remember where we were!! We were in Benson, AZ and saw the wildfires from afar, took the girls to our old haunts in the Sonoran Desert and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking