Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Franklin
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Franklin
Travel Blogs from Franklin
... stuff you can't get in Ireland. So there. Children. John dropped me at South Bend Regional Airport then - which, incidentally has a tornado shelter in the women's toilets - and I rented myself a car. Yeah me! It's a cool little Honda Civic (I KNOW RIGHT) that has Eco mode, cruise control, a usb that connects to my iPod and shows all the details and controls it from the dashboard, and a reversing camera!!! It IS automatic, which is unnecessary, in ...
... where everyone could sing and pray...in 1897 the Union Gospel Tabernacle was built. When Ryman died in 1904 Sam proposed it be renamed the Ryman centre. In 1951 a well known radio station called WMB started recording the music from there every Friday and Saturday night, which was mainly gospel,until one evening the main singer did not turn up so a man played his fiddle for the hour. Everyone went wild and from then on, country music was played ...
As I set down to write this blog it is 11.15 at night, having been to a show at Grand Ole OPRY. This morning we left for Opryland/ Music Valley, on arriving we went to buy tickets for the show, and all that was left was standing only tickets!! So we went for them, at the same time we got tickets for the back stage tour. The building, the new home of the OPRY, it was great and very informative, we saw most of the dressing rooms and got to stand on the circle ...
... so it has grown a great deal. We stopped at a bar where music was being played and had a Budweiser light( we always have to ask for a plastic glass as most people drink from the bottle!) we were told by the bar tender to try the local chocolate bar called Goo goo which as you know we have to sample the local produce. It was just like English chocolate with nuts.....delicious.On the way to our accommodation we stopped ...
... were in the same mall. The kids were excited to look around, take some pictures, and get a new stamp in their Lego passports.
Some other interesting things we saw were Bob's bugs be gone (ok so it wasn't called that, but it had a giant gold daddy long legs on the roof), a pink Winnebago followed closely by a pink cement truck.
We hit some weather in the mountains ...