Travel Blogs from Jackson
... show signs of Spring, it was a beautiful, peaceful and
Spring, and particularly Fall, would be the seasons to travel the parkway because of the variety of trees, fields and lake. Unfortunately a few years ago areas along the Trace were hit by tornados, April 2011, that ripped up acres on the parkway devastating some of the woodlands.
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, ...
Today kicked off our first and very experimental 2014 AUMTS Seminary Caravan. Much of this endeavor is experiment and given that, our first stop at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS, things seemed to have worked out well. The only person that couldn’t make it was Kevin from Drew (death in the family) but he should be joining us in a couple of days. As for the event tonight, every thing worked fairly well. There were only about 10 students ...
This was an uneventful day. Pretty much a travel day. We left Ft Worth this morning at 8:15 and 55 degrees and headed east. The plan was to go into Dallas and take a look around the city. For two reason, this didn’t happen. For one, we were in rush hour traffic, and this would have made a sight-seeing tour of the city impractical. In addition, we simply passed the city before we realized it. We saw it from a distance, on I-20. This will be the second time we pass it ...
... or antiques, this would be an extra stop in Mississippi.
We also went to the Flowood Flee Market. You can find treasures there, but you will need to hunt! There is a great little comic book guy there and also a coin guy there. I found an original Walt Disney Mickey Mouse 16mm movie for only $10. The box was in not so good condition, but it was worth the hunt. After a trip around the flee market, you need a bath and a nap!
Dinner that night was at the Mellow Mushroom. Now ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking