Fairfield Inn & Suites Tupelo
Travel Blogs from Saltillo
... years. They haven’t changed a bit! First we met them at a sports bar. It just so happened A&M baseball was playing Rice. We were still in our Aggie gear so it was a little awkward because we were surrounded by MS fans but every time the Aggies scored the patrons in the bar cheered. It ...
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 ...
... during peak seasons. Most of the time we went miles before seeing other human life. There were many stops along the way so I'll only provide highlights.
Cypress Swamp (mile 122) - a trail around the swamp. Water so still you could see the reflections of the trees as if the swamp was a mirror.
Old Trace (mile 198) - remnants of the trace showing how narrow and isolated the trail could be. Imagine traveling ...
... 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 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility