Americas Best Value Inn West Memphis
Travel Blogs from West Memphis
we have survived the day at Camping World. Found that indeed our water pump was defective, but also found that it was just floating in its compartment. The water filter was also clogged. We traveled about 80 miles and decided to stop for the day. We are at a campground on the edge of West Virginia, ...
... returned to the hotel with full
An update on Isaac - he's currently flooding out parts of New Orleans, and
generally causing a nuisance, although thankfully the reporters don't think he's
going to be as bad as Katrina was. However, they do think he'll hang around for
longer, which may be worse in a way as the damage will be sustained. I'm
actually glad we didn't go, as it looks horrible. Good luck NOLA!
Today we went to Memphis. Our first stop was a tour of Graceland. I have to say that, even though the kids were not that familiar with Elvis, the immersion into his story captured all of them. Seeing and touching the shag carpets and seeing the rooms, outfits, cars and planes first-hand made it very real. It was fun, and well worth it.
From Graceland ...
... back door, local brew, and excellent live blues provided by Augie and the Bad Boys of Blues capped a fine first day on the road.
A short sleep and Thursday morning took us through Columbus to Cincinnati. The driving is easy on a fantastic network of highways – not a pothole, cone, collapsed bridge, nor construction worker in sight. We drove through a few snowflakes, and by the time ...
... in the Automobile
Museum- including the pink cadillac. And also 2 of his personal jets-
the Lisa Marie, and Hound Dog II- those were pretty cool too. From
there we headed back to Memphis and to our room to get ourselves warm
and dry. Rejuvenated, we headed out for some food and drink to finish
off our very busy day. When we arrived back we quickly realised that
the torrential rain had caused a leak in the bathroom ceiling and
there was water all over the ...