Americas Best Value Inn & Suites

350 South State Street, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 38614, United States | 1 star motel
Prices starting from $70.00
 

Travel Blogs from Clarksdale

Down Highway 61

A travel blog entry by helwit

1
5

... has great memorabilia, and lots of information, but no clear story and unfortunately many of the objects will not last for too long because of the way they are displayed. An extension looks more professional, it focuses on Muddy Waters and includes what remains of his original slab home. However we learn about many Blues artists. We engage in an interesting conversation with one of the staff - when we can understand what he is saying - ...

On the Road Again!!

A travel blog entry by honestman

3
10

... really didn't look in a safe area. I went into Greenwood and boy is it depressed!!! This is the America we don't see.

Up until 1940's the area was very prosperous and once voted top ten high streets in America. Mechanisation in farming seemed to end this 'slave' prosperity and many black Americans moved away to find jobs. Many stayed, but the jobs weren't there. Actually reminded me of New Cumnock on a wet afternoon, no offence to New Cumnock.

Onward I ventured along ...

Memphis to Clarksdale

A travel blog entry by gerryu

18

... place! Charlene refuses to touch anything (including me), so it is lucky that we are only spending the one night. Dinner was at the blues club in town. The town is steeped in blues, and hosts about a dozen festivals, fairs or workshops during the year. Nothing much else seems to happen here except the blues. The Ground Zero Blues Club featured a nice live band with local talent - video attached. More BBQ for dinner and more local brew. I had a sweet potato stout - surprisingly ...

Thanks Neil...

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

... since a few years back, Neil decided to try a long distance motorcycle trip as therapy shortly after his wife died, to stop the slide into darkness he knew he was in danger of succumbing to. I'm enjoying the book on many levels, as an excellent travelogue (bonus for me as he's travelling to many of the places I want to go), an insight into a very sad, distraught person trying to come to terms with what has happened and deal with ...

Love dem blues

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

3

... humam experience - love, pain, joy, suffering, sex, longing, sorrow, death, all that is intrinsically human. The rythym, lyrics, beat. So visceral. Anyway, I'm in Clarksdale, MS, and went to a juke joint called Red's to see Watermelon Slim. Just the man, his slide guitar on a table, harmonica, another Aussie string instrument (can't remember what it's called) and his voice. Great show, he's funny, smart, speaks French, wicked slide ...

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This 1 star motel, located on 350 South State Street, Clarksdale, is near The Delta Blues Museum and Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art.
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