Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tupelo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... then headed to Tupelo, Mississippi. We weren’t crazy about driving at night but God blessed us with a beautiful light show. And then it rained…. But we are settled in our Tupelo hotel now looking forward to another full day tomorrow.
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 ...
... on horse or foot.....how easy it was for outlaws to hide.
Because it was getting dark and there were no lights along the parkway, we ducked off at mile 203, drove through Starkville and headed to Rte 45 which would take us into Tupelo. A gift certificate was burning a hole in my wallet, so we used it at Outback for dinner. Not very original, but it was tasty. Our night's stay was at a Hampton Inn.
Tupelo is not on the radar of most travelers. As it's the birthplace of Elvis Presley, we felt a visit here was an important component of our "Travels with Elvis" jaunt. And we're glad we made the journey to Tupelo, just a few hours south of Memphis via scenic roads; wish we'd had more time to linger and get to know it ...