Travel Blogs from Jackson
... in a suburb just north of Jackson, enjoying some of Dan's frequent flyer points! The hotel is very nice, and seems to be very recently built. We walked to a nearby shopping area and ate at a restaurant called "Newk's." We shared a half salad and a 10" thin crust pizza. It was very good. For those of you who like to frequent Druid Hills, their website states they have a restaurant there, now.
Tomorrow, we head for Birmingham...
Today marked our last stop for this trip, which was the Arkansas Post National Memorial. This site is off the beaten path in eastern Arkansas; another one of those places that you have to want to go to - you're not going to stumble upon it by accident! This was the location of a important trading post for the French, Spanish, and early Americans. It is on a bayou off the Arkansas River and owed much of its significance to its location and ...
... pick it up Tuesday and ten drive northwest to Colorado. We will weave our way through the state, northward to Wyoming. Being native Mississippians, and it being mid July, we are looking to go to the cooler elevations... for two weeks.
I suggested the RV trip to the mountains and a cooler climate to take the place of going to Disney World in Florida this fall. Ethan is not yet 6 ...
... for the tour. It had been built back in1925 by her father. She lived there until her death in 2001. Her house was full of books. She not only wrote, but loved to read, especially mysteries. Her books were strewn throughout the house, not as bad as mine. I keep all mine in one room. After the tour we went to the Mississippi Crafts Center. They had a lot of various crafts in different mediums on display and for ...
... which we popped into the car CD player and began the driving tour beginning with the Union lines and ending with the Confederate lines. Along the way we stopped at many stops, such as memorials, redoubts, etc. The most interesting stop was the ironclad Cairo which was recovered back in the 1960s. We were able to walk through the ship, and we were in time for the 2:00 ranger talk about the ironclad. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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