La Quinta Inn Jackson North
Travel Blogs from Jackson
After a long drive, we arrived in Jackson. We researched what there was to do in Jackson and the results showed museum, museum, museum. Nothing really appealed to us, this stop was mainly an overnight stopover to break up a long drive to Baton Rouge. There was no suggestions with what to do, so we decided on the Sunday sesh... To then find out all …
... 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 ...
... with John Grisham's "A Time To Kill" and other films like "My Dog Skip".
The visitor center in Canton will tell you that General Sherman stayed in a house here during the Civil War and that is why he spared the Court House.
There really isn't much to do in Canton, but I would come back just to go on the Nissan Plant tour. Tomorrow it is on to Memphis and our visit with Elvis!!
... apart from some nice architecture and a few green spaces within the city. Nonetheless, we explored the city for a few hours before retiring to our hotel which had a swimming pool and cable TV!!
A bit broken from New Orleans we spent the late afternoon in the pool, warmed up a couple of microwave meals and watched some dodgy American films.... just what the doctor ordered!!
The next day we left Jackson for Clarksdale, home of the Delta Blues!
Arrived in the capital after a long drive we headed straight to camp matt gave us a quick demo on how to set up the tent and off we went ed telling me what to do and obviously i was doing it all wrong, set up camp and had chicken fajitas and settled ourself in to a VERY cold campsite. Ed was head fire maker ... Obviously being the "outdoors man" after a few failed attempts the fire was blazing and we cracked open the marshmallows and s'mores and huddled in around the fire with ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed