Clarion Inn & Summit Center
Travel Blogs from Tupelo
... years. They haven’t changed a bit! First we met them at a sports bar. It just so happened A&M baseball was playing Rice. We were still in our Aggie gear so it was a little awkward because we were surrounded by MS fans but every time the Aggies scored the patrons in the bar cheered. It ...
When we heard about the tornado in Tupelo a few weeks ago, I had called the hotel to see if they were open, and they said they were. But just barely! We were astonished as we arrived there - the tornado destruction was only a few blocks away. Terrible ...
... and not what we’d expected. The museum wasn’t open, but we wandered around the grounds, reading the signs and looking at the statues to commemorate the king. It was quite nice to see where he’d come from, and compare that with where he’d ended up, as we visited Graceland on our trip to Memphis. The two buildings – and the lifestyles they suggested – could not have been more different. It was also shocking and fascinating to ...
... a fully navigable trade route. Over time, stands (or small inns & trading posts) popped up to feed and provide shelter for the traders, outlaws and travelers. It would have been way out of our way to start in Natchez so we picked up the parkway around mile 90, right after filling up on a Southern specialty - pimento cheese sandwich - at 303 Jefferson in Clinton, MS.
The parkway has a speed limit of 50 mph which ...
... they endured, as well as memorabilia of Elvis and his life in Tupelo. The gift shop sells every possible Elvis souvenir you could imagine.
- Elvis Presley Memorial Chapel. Dedicated in 1979 and funded by Elvis fan clubs worldwide; as such, it's something Elvis personally would greatly have treasured. A simple quiet place ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet