Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Vicksburg
Travel Blogs from Vicksburg
... almost caused us to pull over. We continued south on US 65 through Arkansas, passing extensive farm fields of cotton, corn and soy beans. Continuing south on US 65 we crossed into Louisiana, then east on I-20 over the Mississippi river and into Vicksburg Mississippi. We stopped for the night at “Ameristar Casino RV Park”, where we have stayed ...
The elderly custodian must be a train enthusiast, as there are 2 neat model railway train displays which he took great delight in switching on to show us.
The next quest was to find coffee, and one of the 2 Casinos was the place we chose. There are 2 big casinos on the riverside, so this must be the local entertainment area!
I wonder where we'll have dinner?
Tomorrow we're off to Monticello in Arkansas.
... toast, in other words French toast! The coffee was warm. The chick who took our order was only there to chat to her girlfriend, so I hope Paul didn't leave a tip!
I was in a really bad mood by the time we came back to the motel, so thankfully I managed to calm down with a bottle of beer, then a nice chat with Ben.
... what to do but never pointed out where to find it. Luckily Tom is logical and handy and called our roadside emergency service. While we dined alfresco on lobster cakes, risotto, salad and wine, my personal chef comes through once again, a technical service guy called and figured it out. So simple if you knew where to look. Tom said this would be a "shakeout" trip. And he's been right! Now on the road to Atlanta, ...
Grant and Sherman were quite horrified over the casualties, even though the Union suffered less than 5,000 and the Confederates 3,500 in the one day. Not being complacent here, it's just that I've seen fields with heavier casualties given the number involved.
Five weeks later, after constant bombardment from the Union guns, the Confederate Army was starving and the desperate residents were now hiding in caves which they had created.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking