Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Biloxi- Ocean Springs
Travel Blogs from Ocean Springs
Today we began our trip back towards New Orleans. We left Pensacola and headed along the Gulf Highway through Perdido Key and Orange Beach. No pictures because area was similar to yesterday except even more high rise condo buildings. The area is basically a long Island which parallels the mainland shore. Definitely a tourist and vacation area with …
Is there anything more delicious than eating pizza on a hotel bed after driving 8 hours? I can tell you definitively- no. Today's goal was getting out of Florida. Hey, we succeeded! It went surprisingly well. The cats barely cried and mostly accepted their fate as backseat passengers (hopefully this will be the norm!) Now they are checking out the room and ...
... any alligators, but we did see a few turtles sunning themselves.
Late afternoon was spent wandering around the small town of Ocean Springs, which is kind of the Carmel of Mississippi (art galleries, restaurants, bars, shopping)
Checked into our hotel and did Laundry. And that was that. Earlier we had asked the girl at the front desk if there was a place ...
... stay in the water.
Steve drove the boat to another area to see if there were any more manatees to be found, the water was crystal clear in this area but no giant grey animals. He asked if anyone wanted to get in just to swim around that area but most of us were shaking with the shivers. One guy said he would go in but not if it was going to hold up everyone. No one else said anything and it was decided we would go back to the dock. ...
... on the empty side in the town centre. The gnarled trees have a silent story and the beach water is somewhat cleaner.
The company was great, Kaffeeklatsch was great and Dieter serves me only fresh coffee as opposed to the left-over-the-weekend-in-my-classroom-s he'll-never-notice coffee from our days at Saint Martin. ;-)
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility