Quality Inn Tupelo
Travel Blogs from Tupelo
... reservoir, and an extremely eerie swamp It looked like something straight out of a movie.
We had to leave it for a while to visit the first SEC school of our trip – Mississippi State.
Then we headed over to the 2nd school – Ole Miss.
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 ...
... safe in their new world. What did we find in our 15 minute drive? Lots of empty lots and some new construction in the works. We could see where new houses were built and occupied. We saw people, vehicles, schools and life.
Lake Pontchartrain, a large estuary north of the city, was created over 2,600 years ago as the Mississippi River Delta formed its shorelines. We crossed using the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, an almost ...
... 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