Holiday Inn Express New Albany
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... several there all staring at us as we walk by! Apparently though the 'gators are not like crocodiles. Where crocodiles are dangerous and likely to attack, these southern gators tend to swim away. Well, that is what we are told but I'm not game to go swimming to test the theory!
There are some really lovely spots to pull over along the Trace and for the history buffs, plenty of historical markers ...
... in Confederate hands, Albert Sidney Johnston, a close friend of Jefferson Davis and the man thought to be the South’s leading general, poured thousands of troops by rail into Corinth in the spring of 1862. Advancing northward to destroy Halleck’s army in detail, Johnston then began a great, bloody battle at Shiloh Church, Tennessee on April 6. Following the Confederate retreat from Shiloh, Halleck’s army of 120,000 men besieged General P. G. T. ...
... phenomenon…we passed a sign for a coon dog cemetery. Now I know that east Tennessee has been known in the past for having very sought after lines of coon hunting dogs, but this is the first that we have ever seen a sign for a cemetery set up especially for the dear departed coon dog of the family. Who knew? We turned off on the Natchez Trace right at 3:00 and had a lovely drive down it towards Tupelo. It was almost like having our own private parkway as there was ...
... which was not to bother with the guy, but live and learn. I will do a better job in the future.
On a positive note, I left Jeff's and went into Tupelo to the Elvis Birthplace Museum. I got a couple of tourists to take a pic of me next to Elvis' childhood home. It is tiny! You can view the inside as well for $12, but I thought that was a bit steep. The museum was simple, but cute. The house was in it's original location and it was tiny! It couldn't have been more than about ...
Tuesday, February 22nd
Today we left Wytheville pretty early and put in a super long drive to get to Tupelo, MS. We decided that we would pick up the Natchez Trace Parkway close to Tupelo. We got to Tombigbee State Park just as it was getting dark. The office was closed but we were able to just pick a spot and pay ...