La Quinta Inn & Suites Canton
Travel Blogs from Canton
... she was raised, cleaned and preserved. In 1977, she was placed in a special pavilion in the Vicksburg park, alongside a museum that had preserved personal items from the crew (none of whom died, but they had to leave everything behind) and tools and equipment from the ship. It was a very interesting display, and the signs describing what you could see were very informative.
We then continued along the road to Jackson, MS. ...
Today marked our last stop for this trip, which was the Arkansas Post National Memorial. This site is off the beaten path in eastern Arkansas; another one of those places that you have to want to go to - you're not going to stumble upon it by accident! This was the location of a important trading post for the French, Spanish, and early Americans. It is on a bayou off the Arkansas River and owed much of its significance to its location and ...
... pick it up Tuesday and ten drive northwest to Colorado. We will weave our way through the state, northward to Wyoming. Being native Mississippians, and it being mid July, we are looking to go to the cooler elevations... for two weeks.
I suggested the RV trip to the mountains and a cooler climate to take the place of going to Disney World in Florida this fall. Ethan is not yet 6 ...
... Timbuktu, Avienca, the different Muslim dynasties, etc. Next we drove over to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. Again, we watched a short film hosted by Robin Roberts (a Mississippian) and saw some names you would recognize, such as Brett Favre, Willye White, Walter Peyton, etc. There were many we didn't recognize, but had great careers in baseball, football, golf, tennis, etc. They also have had athletes in ...
... which we popped into the car CD player and began the driving tour beginning with the Union lines and ending with the Confederate lines. Along the way we stopped at many stops, such as memorials, redoubts, etc. The most interesting stop was the ironclad Cairo which was recovered back in the 1960s. We were able to walk through the ship, and we were in time for the 2:00 ranger talk about the ironclad. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center