La Quinta Inn & Suites Vicksburg
Travel Blogs from Vicksburg
We left NLR about 9:30ish am. We drove towards Brinkley and Helena into Mississippi. We then made our way down to Canton, MS where we got onto the Natchez trace Parkway to drive on it a bit. It was a nice drive, but a little crowded around Jackson, MS. We spent the night at Clinton, ...
Up relatively early (for us!) and checked out and on the road by 9:30am. Accidentally took an early exit from the highway then had trouble finding the way back on, then the phone kept repeatedly turning off and back on (third time in three days). We got a bit snappy with each other and then I apologised on behalf of both of us. Back on the road, heading south along the Mississippi River to Vicksburg en route to New ...
... curly hair and chubby cheeks. We thought!! The Piggly Wiggly was by the way the first real super market eg Mr Saunders, the founder and owner, deserted the traditional shop with counters and assistants serving patrons for patrons finding his/her own goods and then paying just on the way out. Our motel for the night, a Days Inn, was found quickly and considered in good order and definitely cheap enough at $113 with taxes. Good rooms and nothing of ...
... for. Flat the whole way with large empty fields. Drove through small settlements with very poor housing. Mississippi state one of the poorest, if not the poorest, state in the US. Not too many people out and about but lots of Baptist churches with cars parked outside. Our first stop was in Clarkesdale which is one of these small places to which blues fans pilgrim. John went to one of the museums dedicated to this type of music but the rest of us browsed ...
... by the hundreds. Casinos have also taken their place on the river side and has helped with employment challenges. As in every city we've traveled this summer, Vicksburg had its share of shuttered buildings, proof that the economy hasn't recovered.
Okay, boys and girls, we are off to our next destination, namely Mobile, Alabama. Thank you for staying with us and enjoying the ride.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services