West Memphis Travelodge
Travel Blogs from West Memphis
... on our way into Texas and down into McAllen where we were going to cross into Reynosa Mx. to get our papers. We arrived in Reynosa around 12 noon. This turned out to be a huge mistake that cost us hours we surely did not want to spend. Not knowing where to go we took the first exit ramp off of the bridge into a downtown area that was patrolled by military vehicles. We found parking right away and Angie and went back over to the ...
... mountains. No one is here. Raining now. Last night we had a severe thunderstorm with much rain. On leaving this morning, just as I passed a tree with the coach, a tree on the side of hill came dow, crushing a near by camper. I guess we just live right. Tomorrow we hope to make Nashville. On the road, ...
... takes us along the river and in to town pointing out interesting things along the way, such as where Dr Martin Luther King was assassinated. Tonight there is a big game in town so the place is going to get busy a little later he warns us and it does but this just adds to the vibe or the place and its fantastic! Dinner tonight is at Flynn's and it looks like the Loosie Sandwiches are the way to go looking at what everyone else is ordering, yep definitely ...
... that Elvis used. So many memories in this building.
It would be so good if I could put more than 5 photos at a time on each Blog entry.
After Sun Studio, guess where we went, yep back to Beale Street.
Lunch and then another afternoon of listening to blues music, so relaxing.
After returning to the RV, imagine how surprised we where (not) to find more Aussies pulled up across the lane from us at the ...
... both the floor and the ceiling! Amaze. We only got to see the bottom level of the house as the upstairs in private (he died upstairs).
The mansion tour then led outside, past Elvis' office in the garage, and past his pony paddocks. We continued on into a museum of Elvis' outfits, records, awards and other memorabilia, which was pretty cool, and then finally back outside to his gravesite. This was pretty intense - there was a huge crowd of people ...
Other places to stay in West Memphis
210 West Service Road, West Memphis | 3 star motelfrom $41
901 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr, West Memphis | 1 star motelfrom $39
2501 South Service Road, West Memphis | 1 star motelfrom $40
3700 Service Road Loop, West Memphis | Motelfrom $44