La Quinta Inn & Suites Tupelo
Travel Blogs from Tupelo
... 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 ...
... we were excited because the downstream barge was almost in the chamber. Our acquaintance then politely inquired about our experience on the Tenn-Tom. We admitted this was our first trip. Our friend stated without any fanfare that this was his 14th round trip and there was no way he was going to lock down today because it would be dark before any anchorage could be reached. He informed us he was going to stay the night at ...
... we would have passed it on by and not thought twice about it, it looked that treacherous in the daylight. But last night we had to take what the lake offered. We were two mighty lucky little sailors and we know it.
Today ended up being a relaxing yet exciting day. Relaxing because we had good weather, smooth cruising and no lock downs. Exciting because we were cruising a new lake, the treacherous Pickwick, and entering the Tenn-Tom, the first time for either of us. Believe ...
... It was built in the 1700's and was used to the late 1800’s as a north south route for migration, trade and mail. Today it is a beautiful road that is extremely well maintained and very clean with lots of grass between the plentiful trees. This road runs north east and goes right past small towns and major cities but you NEVER see anything but trees and grass and the occasional cross roads. There ...
... was stillborn). The family lived in this house for only a few years, one in a string of homes, before their deteriorating financial conditions ("dirt poor") forced them to move elsewhere in Tupelo and later to Memphis. There's a swing on the front porch and period furnishings, though few are original. When we visited, one ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center