Travel Blogs from Florence
Friday was the start of the reunion activities. 25 classmates and spouses from the Class of '63 gathered at the home of Forrest and Jacque Behrens for a day of dining and lots of conversation and stories of the days of old and present. The next day the group met at 11:30 at Champy's restaurant for fried chicken and fried catfish. After lunch some of us went touring ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... it was a peaceful day. We are parked very close to the banks of a forest so it is quite pretty with the fall colors and the beaches just a few yards away. We saw a bobcat slinking through the woods this morning and then an eagle fished by our starboard side. Also a few small ducks and a heron hung out by the boat most of the day. Otherwise, there was not a living soul around beyond a couple of barges in the distance. I spent the day reading in my bridge solarium while ...
We left Guntersville Marina this morning after pumping, dumping and filling up with water. Lucky for us, it was another gorgeous day with nary a cloud in sight. While the wind was a small issue as we left the marina, once we locked down Guntersville Lock, the water was like glass and it was smooth cruising most of the day. We were very fortunate in that the chambers at the lock were already filled and the gates open so we did not have to wait at all.
TripAdvisor Reviews Economy Inn Florence
Other places to stay in Florence
800 Cox Creek Parkway South, Florence | 3 star hotelfrom $198
505 South Court Street, Florence | 2 star hotelfrom $97
2281 Florence Blvd, Florence | 2 star hotelfrom $93
115 Ana Drive, Florence | 2 star hotelfrom $60
150 Etta Gray Drive, Florence | 2 star hotelfrom $81
400 South Court Street, Florence | Hotelfrom $54
504 South Court Street, Florence | Hotelfrom $49
180 Etta Gray Street, Florence | 2 star hotelfrom $114