Travel Blogs from Birmingham
We must be crazy leaving Florida this morning, (this great state of Florida) Slowly making our way back to Kentucky. As we leave Pensacola Florida we are driving to Cherokee Campground in Helena, Alabama. Should be there late this afternoon. Not liking the coldness I feel in the air as we approach I-65. Haven't traveled this highway since August.
Spent a restful night in the forest at Cherokee ...
... downtown Birmingham. The vulcan, which represents fire and metal, is special to Birmingham because Birmingham had a large iron industry in its early days. The statue was built for the 1900 Worlds Fair in Saint Louis to let people know about Alabama's metals.
Oak Mountain State Park is the largest park in Alabama. There are so many things to do there! They have hiking trails, mountain biking, boating, fishing, golf, camping (in tents or ...
This is a nice hotel but it's close to the bottom of my list of favorite overnights. It's not in a very good area and there isn't anything around the hotel. And they say "don't go wandering around" so I don't. I bring my own food with me in a lunch cooler so I don't need to go anywhere. We weren't there very long anyway, got in about 7:00 pm and left at 6:30 ...
... looking hot and tired. Having to study for an exam due Thursday. She works at Birmingham U, so some mandatory study required. G&T time by the pool, then quick change, we have to drop Hayley at soccer training 6:30, and simultaneously going to Bernard's house for a quick wine, before dinner somewhere. Really fortunate that Bernard is in town, seems he rescheduled a trip so we could meet up. Delightful house, expansive grounds all landscaped planted by Bernard. Huge project, ...
... Italy was a great opportunity for me to run away from the everyday stress and ho-bum routine of life... But I can say that there are things that I appreciate a heck of a lot more now that I am back in the states. Things that I probably never took a second look at before.
If given the opportunity to go back I most definitely would do so...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsQuality Inn Birmingham
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was clean and as we had requested.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.