Showing posts from April, 2017

11 April 2017 Little Rock, AR; Memphis, TN; Gulf Shores, AL; Pensacola, FL; Tallahassee, FL; St. Mary's, GA; Wildwood, FL; Ocala, FL.

There is an enormous Bass Pro Shop in Memphis housed in an equally enormous and iconic 32 story mirrored pyramid. Not only is Bass Pro located in there but there are restaurants and even a hotel!!! This expansive 535,000 square foot pyramid houses so much more with features and experiences for everyone.

Their wilderness hotel is called the Big Cypress Lodge and overlooks nearly 600,000 gallons of water with a cypress swamp with 100 foot tall trees. There's an 84,000 gallon alligator habitat and aquariums teeming with more than 1800 fish and Ducks Unlimited Waterfowl Heritage Center's interactive ducks.  There's a 13 lane ocean-themed bowling alley and the nations tallest 28 story freestanding glass elevator.

      The riverfront is delightful and beautifully landscaped with paved walking, running, cycling paths. We enjoyed getting a little saddle time there and were pleased to see so many of the Memphis residents enjoying the spring time outdoors.

     This is the stained gla…