Hampton Inn Florence

2281 Florence Blvd, Florence, Alabama, 35630, United States | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $93.00
 

Travel Blogs from Florence

Two days with Jayne's classmates

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... Friend Linda and we chose to visit Helen Keller's birthplace. We toured the main house and the smaller structure, where Helen and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, had a classroom. We also saw the pump, where Helen was taught her first word: water. Others chose to tour the music studios, where the Muscle Shoals Blues Sound originated. An amazing array of musicians ...

We're finally on the road...

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... the 80s (20s C). We arrived with our sunburned faces late Thursday afternoon and were greeted in the parking lot by friends of Jayne.
We intended to head to New Orleans first, but we're invited to the Class of '63 ZBTHS mini-Southern-reunion. We will be here for the next three days visiting with former class mates.
The event starts this noon with lunch. We will keep you posted. ...

Music

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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... songs and albums here. It was pretty cool being in the studio and city that only about a month ago I was learning so much about while watching the documentary, Muscle Shoals, back home in Toronto.

In Florence, I finally couch-surfed for the first time and it was great. Stayed with an amazing couple, Jason and Katie and their impossible cute (and well behaved) two year old daughter, Bodie.

After the Shoals, ...

A cold, windy day

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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We slept very well last night due to the long day of travel and the boat rocking all through the night. Unfortunately, with winds in excess of 45 miles per hour we discovered we had drifted a a couple of hundred feet backwards. We are in a narrow cove with the water level not at full pool so this was a bit of a concern, especially with the winds being so relentless all day long. The anchor has held thus far but we checked our position frequently to be sure we were not drifting. It ...

A VERY LONG DAY

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... there were long stretches were we did not pass much in the way of civilization until we approached Decatur, Alabama. It got a little crazy at this point because of increased traffic, a low railroad bridge and some barge traffic. If you aren't aware, Decatur is a huge barge port. Right as we got into the thick of things, we approached a rail road bridge that only had 17 feet clearance, a bit lower than the height of Calliope. We had to put down our ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 2281 Florence Blvd, Florence, is near W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library and Muscle Shoals Sound Historic Museum.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding