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. ...
... enter them and take a tour. We also took a trip into Guntersville to get supplies at Walmart, that wonderful, awful store. It was amusing to see that the folks in this town take their "Duck Dynasty" culture seriously. I have never seen so much camoflage in my life on non hunters. We are talking about mom, pop and baby dressed in spots.
Bart's day was a bit busier than mine. Diesel Don arrived bright and early as predicted and they both went to work ...
... to have just arrived here so the colors were more intense than in Tennessee.
We decided to travel the all the way to the marina in Guntersville instead of dropping anchor and spending the night on the lake. We have been on this lake before and there really are not a lot of good, protected anchorages. We traveled longer than we had any other day but made good time with the current in our favor and much less wind against us. We ...
... both the East and West Rims. I camped on the West Rim and I would advise anyone that goes to do the same. The campsites are much more spread out and secluded then the east side and the West Rim Loop Trail is located on this side.
After setting up my camp, I immediately charged this trail. It would again prove to be a great hike on a gorgeous day with sunny skies and a temperature that topped out in the low 80's. The five mile loop trail was moderately strenuous and ...
... 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