Fairfield Inn & Suites Tupelo
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... reservoir, and an extremely eerie swamp It looked like something straight out of a movie.
We had to leave it for a while to visit the first SEC school of our trip – Mississippi State.
Then we headed over to the 2nd school – Ole Miss.
When we heard about the tornado in Tupelo a few weeks ago, I had called the hotel to see if they were open, and they said they were. But just barely! We were astonished as we arrived there - the tornado destruction was only a few blocks away. Terrible ...
... long bridge from the southern to the northern shore. From there, we hopped on I-12 to I-55 towards Jackson, MS.
Another scenic drive from "The Most Scenic Drives in America" is called "Natchez Trace Parkway", a 450 mile long National Parkway. Who knew? We didn't. It starts from Natchez, MS and ends south of Nashville, TN. Native Americans followed the 'traces' of their hunted game that later became, ...
... stream. We could expect a several hour wait. Rats! But, this was not totally unexpected in this part of the river so we dropped anchor and patiently waited. And we waited. And we waited. It began to rain. The winds picked up. We started to take out our rain gear.
About this time, another boater pulled up behind us clearly intending to lock down. If we had any doubts, we heard him on the radio. The boater ...
... them on the lakes. For starters, like most canals, the Tenn-Tom is both narrow and shallow. As such, you have to share a much smaller space with a very large, unwieldy water craft. The barges always have the right of way. You have to know where they are, when and where to pass them and how to not get run oover. This is sometimes harder than you think because they can sneak around the bend and surprise you. They can also churn up a lot of turbulence in their wake so when your ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility