Wingate by Wyndham Cordova / Memphis
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... Gibson Guitar factory where they make the bodies of Gibson guitars. Now I really see why their guitars are so expensive. Every single one is hand made to order. The process takes three weeks to make each, approximately 35 people help in making one guitar and the factory can finish the production of about 60 instruments each day. Unfortunately you couldn't take any photos during the tour but the things I found really interesting is that there are only two job roles that ...
... and then back down to Beale. We sat in Starbucks for a couple of hours with frappuchinos when it got too hot and then walked through a pretty little park for a while.
Even though it was a Monday, there was very little open - we wanted to go to a place called Mud Island, which is a scale reconstruction of the Mississippi river on an island in the Mississippi (Mississippiception!) but it wasn't ...
... Jackson, MS before going on to Atlanta. I know, that isn't exactly a direct route, but whoever said all the flight decisions made by the airlines always make sense...
Unfortunately for us, there were severe storms over Jackson, so we were put in a holding pattern. After 20 min or so the pilot announced that we were being diverted to Monroe, LA to land. As I found out on the ground, they only put ...
... of the sights. We found it very enjoyable to take a 30 minute ride. Our driver suggested afterwards that we also go to the top of the Peabody hotel for some great views. They are included in the entry. Then we hopped on the Trolley loop that would take you by the Civil Rights museum and past the riverfront.
After we got off and walked by Beale again and it was solid people. It reminded Bill of the times he had been to Bourbon St. By ...
... Beale Street which is the busiest street but was surprisingly quiet, probably due to the fact it was a Sunday night. We had some food in a cute little Irish bar where two piano players were taking requests. Ours was 'Walking in Memphis' obviously! Then it was on to a slushie bar where they had about a billion flavours of drink. I got a strawberry and pina colada mix, yum. So, ten brain freezes later, we headed to our third bar where there was a band ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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