Emerald River Hotel

4900 Hatch Blvd, Sheffield, Alabama, 35660, United States | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $85.00
 

Travel Blogs from Sheffield

Two days with Jayne's classmates

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... Friend Linda and we chose to visit Helen Keller's birthplace. We toured the main house and the smaller structure, where Helen and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, had a classroom. We also saw the pump, where Helen was taught her first word: water. Others chose to tour the music studios, where the Muscle Shoals Blues Sound originated. An amazing array of musicians ...

We're finally on the road...

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... one of the many followers of Jens' blog of last year and as a fellow-adventurer was invited to join the road trip of this year.
Jens arrived in Chicago on April 4, and the next several weeks were spent at Jayne's house in Winthrop Harbor, IL, buying additional supplies and getting organized - and waiting for warm weather.
Finally, in desperation for warmer weather, the ...

Music

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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I go deep, I go deep, I go deep into the origins of blues and rock. The soundtrack of my early, impressionable and formative years might have been Zeppelin, Sabbath, Doors, Joplin, Hendrix and the like but it didn't take long for me to begin searching out the influences of my musical heroes. I still remember my first blues shopping spree at Sam's (Sam the Record Man) on Ste. Catherine St. in Montreal. Robert Johnson, Willie ...

A cold, windy day

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... it was a peaceful day. We are parked very close to the banks of a forest so it is quite pretty with the fall colors and the beaches just a few yards away. We saw a bobcat slinking through the woods this morning and then an eagle fished by our starboard side. Also a few small ducks and a heron hung out by the boat most of the day. Otherwise, there was not a living soul around beyond a couple of barges in the distance. I spent the day reading in my bridge solarium while ...

A VERY LONG DAY

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... call ahead to get the railroad bridge tender to raise the rail road bridge. We became nervous when we were unable to raise the bridge tender until we were almost upon the bridge. Finally, we were able to raise him. The tender apologized, admitting he was in the "can", giving up more information than we needed over channel 16. He immediately raised but the bridge so we could pass through.

We are presently anchored in a small cove near Joe ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on 4900 Hatch Blvd, Sheffield, is near Ivy Green, W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and Muscle Shoals Sound Historic Museum.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Emerald River Hotel Sheffield

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good