Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tupelo
Travel Blogs from Tupelo
~1150 miles on odometer Bright blue skies until 8pm, then it started raining Left the hostel this morning around 9am. Went to John's Island to see the Angel Oak Tree. It is about 400 years old, but the myth is it is really 1400 years old! That sucker is HUGE! It was one of the most amazing things I have ever seen. I know most of you will think this …
... reservoir, and an extremely eerie swamp It looked like something straight out of a movie.
We had to leave it for a while to visit the first SEC school of our trip – Mississippi State.
Then we headed over to the 2nd school – Ole Miss.
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 ...
... of a Vauxhall Astra; as we would pull up at something, they would pass us, then we would pass them as they were pulled up somewhere. We ended up waving at them, and even having a little chat to them as we both stopped at a tobacco farm. They were from New Jersey and were on their way to Vicksburg, just off the Trace, for the next few days. The next stop we made was really cool; it was called Fall Hollow and initially just looked like a very shallow series ...
... safe in their new world. What did we find in our 15 minute drive? Lots of empty lots and some new construction in the works. We could see where new houses were built and occupied. We saw people, vehicles, schools and life.
Lake Pontchartrain, a large estuary north of the city, was created over 2,600 years ago as the Mississippi River Delta formed its shorelines. We crossed using the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, an almost ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center