Jameson Inn Tupelo
Travel Blogs from Tupelo
... car, followed by four Alabama State University Buses and then a 3rd police car taking up the rear all on the ramp, followed by us. We thought "who could be on that bus that would warrant a police escort like that". Very strange. We made our way along the highway, watching the radar until we saw that a line of storms were threatening to cross our paths a few miles up ahead, so we pulled off under an underpass and put on our foul weather ...
Day 2 summary:
departure from Ozark, Alabama this AM in the rain
my rain gear kept me dry as I drove slower and more cautiously than usual until I drove out of the downpour
arrived tonight @ Tupelo Mississippi
401 miles today: 857 miles from LBK
Rain clouds were near by throughout the day and I ...
Yes, Elvis was born here, and no, we did not visit his birthplace. Drove today up the Beautiful Natchez Trace Scenic Highway. It goes for over 400 miles through 3 states (Mississippi, Alabama & Tennessee) and is part of the National Park System. There was a thunderstorm as well as tornado alert, but ...
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 ...
Sunday January 15th 2012
I left Campbellsville on a fairly cold day, but at around 38 degrees it was downright balmy compared to the previous few days. I was trying to drive out of town around 10 AM,
but I overslept because Helo kept waking me up in the night and
everything just seemed to take longer that day. I decided on a final
shower since I wasn't sure when I would get another, packed
everything up minus my garden hose ...