Travel Blogs from Vicksburg
Saturday August 9, 2014 Travel Day The day started off sunny and hot, but soon turned overcast as we headed south on US 65. Crossing Into Arkansas we continued south on US 65 and I-40 East into Little Rock. We did not stop but continued straight through the city on I-30 and then I-530 south to Pine Bluff. Partway down I-30 we ran into a rain storm so strong ...
... first. Well not sure if it's a glorified garage sale or supposed to be serious! Lots of junk lol
The museum we did go into was about the lower Mississippi and how it has changed over the years. Very interesting. Interactive displays for all to push and learn from.
Next museum just down the road was dedicated to the siege of Vicksburg. We were shown an informative 30 min film about what occurred in those days before the Southern ...
Well I'm wondering where are the shops in this strange town? Maybe they are so well hidden one can't see them!
We tried to find a coffee shop, and could only find one in one of the main streets. That was pretty funky, and the iced coffee was just iced cubes with milky coffee taste YUCK. I'm spoilt by the ones in OZ and NZ.
... to my sheets and climb in, I doze again. That comfortable half asleep half awake doze. I get up again around 1000 and see the weather has not much improved. I consider my options. I could go to the battlefield and just explore on a wet miserable day, or wait out for a day. Hope the weather improves tomorrow. I go with option 2. I load up my computer and watch documentaries on YouTube about the seize ...
... to Natchez with just trees and a few ordinary houses passing by eg very ordinary scenery. Natchez historical with well preserved houses and on a warm day walk around town would have been nice but we all felt cold and after our very disappointing late lunch we were all unwilling to venture out. We had read about Pig Out Inn in the LP and were very excited about stuffing ourselves there. No food since our minute breakfast and by now it was after three pm and everyones' stomachs ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services