Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft. Payne
Travel Blogs from Fort Payne
... after the Civil War as many northern investors looked for mining opportunities in the South. There is an opera house!!
What has become more obvious the more I drive in the South, is how much an impact losing the war had on their economy.. It devastated many thriving towns. Fredericksburg population took over 100 years to reach pre war levels. Memphis survived due to cotton and then was devastated by the ML King assassination as many businesses left. ...
Oh, my word! What a glorious day after a cold, damp, dark one.The temperature today reached the mid seventies. It was perfect weather to be in a marina and take a long walk. The neighborhood around the marina is lovely. Most of the homes have kept their trees, making it seem as if one was in a state park. So I walked the entire neighborhood, looking at homes, docks, fall foliage and the lake. It gave me plenty of time to ponder the odd sign I saw in the ...
Today we set forth for Guntersville, Alabama. It is a special place for us for several reasons. First and foremost, this is where we bought Calliope, from a couple of livaboards at Signal Pointe Marina in Guntersville. We are staying at Guntersville Marina as I write, which in fact is the old Signal Pointe Marina and hence the place we we found Calliope. The original Guntersville Marina is no longer in existence although the name lives ...
... in of the Fall season and a great place to witness the changes in nature.
Cloudland Canyon was less then an hour's drive from Fort Oglethorpe. There were three different routes to get there, but naturally I took the one which appeared to be the most obscure. It was a beautiful drive. The journey began with a steep ascent up the east side of Lookout Mountain which gave way to a straight shot on the plateau of the very large mountain. While the high elevation point of the ...
... other two original Star Wars movies on other legs of the trip. We stopped for dinner at a KFC in Chatanooga (what a great name for a city, right up there with to other towns we passed,Tuscaloosa, AL and Chunky, Mississippi) and expect to get to the campsite at the Cade's Cove area of the Park around 10 pm EDT. Probably no further updates until we get back on the road on Friday as I expect there will be little/no cell coverage in the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility