La Quinta Inn & Suites Vicksburg
Travel Blogs from Vicksburg
... Gulf shrimp that were probably the best shrimp I've ever had. June 7 We left Biloxi for Vicksburg taking a secondary road. Travelled through many small towns and noted the affinity for catfish in each and every one. This brought to mind one evening when we lived in Selma Alabama. Every store and restaurant we had gone to in Selma advertised catfish. I decided to buy some and try it for dinner. I found a recipe in the library and started cooking it . ...
... br> After the parade we went for a drive around town - it was a bit of a ghost town really and a lot of things were closed. There are two very big Casinos here - Diamondjacks and Ameristar - so this is where everyone was hanging out! We went into Ameristar for a coffee but the coffee shop didn't open until 2.00 pm (?!).
Dropped 'Mr Tourist' back at our hotel ...
Woke up early so we could get out of the world's worst hotel as soon as possible! Eight hours in there was enough - we pulled out of there by 0730 - a very early start for us!
Drove for about an hour and stopped at a gas station for breakfast - the Shady Nook - rewind your life about forty years and you got it! The food was pretty good though!
... and start my drive. The trail is mostly just driving past all the union lines. So there are monuments to all the units as you go along. Ohio here, Iowa there, but there are the occasional stops along the way that I read up on with the information I received on entering the park and the battlefield app that I downloaded. The landscape is heavily wooded, the birds chirp, the sun is warm and the air humid, it's peaceful. It's a million miles away from the booming guns and the ...
... that the calorie content of what we were about to consume would be high, mighty high! Pretty patient wait for quite while but others in the same situation assure you that every minute of waiting was well worth it. No way we were to walk out! This was the kind of place we would always remember. The menu simple; piece of chicken and side orders. I had breast, thigh and leg with cole slaw and potato salad. The others more or less the same but John and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services