Quality Inn Tupelo
Travel Blogs from Tupelo
... then headed to Tupelo, Mississippi. We weren’t crazy about driving at night but God blessed us with a beautiful light show. And then it rained…. But we are settled in our Tupelo hotel now looking forward to another full day tomorrow.
When we heard about the tornado in Tupelo a few weeks ago, I had called the hotel to see if they were open, and they said they were. But just barely! We were astonished as we arrived there - the tornado destruction was only a few blocks away. Terrible ...
... the Tennessee River, which is huge, and Laura pulled off at a place called Colbert’s Ferry for us to eat our lunch. I think in the height of summer, this is a very popular spot, as there are a number of boat launch areas, and tonnes of picnic tables. However, when we got there it was totally deserted; the only other person we could see at all was an elderly park ranger who was painting lines on the car park floor. We parked up by the edge of the river, and ...
... on horse or foot.....how easy it was for outlaws to hide.
Because it was getting dark and there were no lights along the parkway, we ducked off at mile 203, drove through Starkville and headed to Rte 45 which would take us into Tupelo. A gift certificate was burning a hole in my wallet, so we used it at Outback for dinner. Not very original, but it was tasty. Our night's stay was at a Hampton Inn.
... literally on the wrong side of the tracks. Now East Tupelo is part of greater Tupelo but when Elvis was a boy this poorer part of town was a few cotton fields from downtown.An official Mississippi landmark, the birthplace is a surprisingly busy place with buses of Elvis fans from around the world pulling up all the time. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking