Staybridge Suites Eastchase Montgomery
Travel Blogs from Montgomery
... point of the trip. No one was outside because it was a cold and nasty day. We took some pics. The train tracks are literally 20 feet from the house. Stopped for gas in Macon in a rough area. All of the gas pumps were messed up and it was raining. Some guy was dealing crack in front of the market. Angie was in the market getting some more boiled peanuts. She said it was scary inside too. We got out of there quick. The entire city looked old and run down. We wound up going through many ...
Clear roads...a few stranded cars near Birmingham from their ice storm.... Tons of sand on the road from the Southern panic re snow/ice. But we drove uneventfully from Nashville to Montgomery and are all feeling good. Warm, incredible place to stay at the Staybridge suites...healthy food- Chipolte and Earth Fare health ...
So you may be wondering why we are in Montgomery, Al. We were actually heading south to Valdosta,Ga.to settle down for a little bit, when the e-mail that I was waiting for came in.....and of course we had to change plans in the middle of plans....which means you go were the money is and the best situation for us would be......so yes ...
If I had been more together I would have detoured south to Milledgeville Georgia and visited Andalusia, the former home of Flannery O'Connor. In my ignorance, I wandered through her countryside just a few miles to the North, going through Sparta, Eatonton and Monticello on route 16. I did stop once before Eatonton and turn north towards the Oconee Lake -- following a sign which said Authors Trail. I had hoped vaguely that ...
... bit disappointed as most of the rooms were closed due to it being mid-week, but it only took a few minutes in the main bar to realize we were not going to be disappointed.
There was a songwriter's festival going on in the city and a great three-piece country band called Smokin' Elvis was in the middle of their set so we got some drinks ("five fireballs and one seltzer please!") and sat down to enjoy the unique energy that the place emanated.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center