Staybridge Suites Memphis - Poplar Ave East
Travel Blogs from Memphis
Hoo, boy, this turned out to be a loooong day, and probably the second longest one day drive of my life. I had once driven from Denver to Dallas in one day, but this came pretty close.
I drove through a good chunk of Kansas, and then down I-135 to I 35 down into Oklahoma. That song from the musical about "where the wind comes sweeping …
... from Tennessee into Virginia it's become even greener. Lovely rolling hills with picture perfect farm houses. There are places where you might even think you were in England.There's not a lot to write about today, we had a pit stop in Knoxville and that was about it. Matt was very excited about a street called Gay St.We have almost come full circle, we started our camping trip back in the Yosemite National Park where we were ...
Memphis redeemed itself. We passed the inspiring St. Jude's Hospital complex on Danny Thomas Drive. This has always been my favorite charity. And then there's Graceland, so worth the trip. We saw all of Elvis' memorabilia including a billion Gold Records and his fabulous outfits. Much to my dismay he sold more records than Frank.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRED AND MARTY!
... water and you should have seen the looks I was getting along with calls like, "Hey white boy" or just the simple "YO!" every couple blocks. I dont think they were accustomed to a white dude rolling up in their area like that, but I ignored the stares and shouts and moved on.
Graceland was much farther than I thought (the way I took was probably about 10-15 miles each way) and by the time I got there, the sun had exhausted me. It really wasn't even ...
Happy Mother's Day. We drove from Nashville to Memphis on Sunday. We arrived about 3:00 pm in the afternoon. We are staying at Graceland RV Park. That's right, not a KOA. This place is down at the end of Lonely Street just next to the Heartbreak Hotel. I'm not kidding, that's really where it is. That evening we had BBQ dinner catered by Neely's International BBQ. It was pretty good stuff. After dinner, Brian and I drove to downtown Memphis. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool