Oct 19, 2013
AOL City Guide
Candlewood Suites Vicksburg
This Mississippi hotel features spacious accommodations with a fully equipped kitchenette and DVD player.
National parks in Miss. reopening after shutdown
Employees and visitors are starting to return to national parks in Mississippi following a deal to end the partial government shutdown in Washington D.C. At the Vicksburg National Military Park, superintendent Mike Madell says there was a steady stream of visitors at the Civil War battlefield on Thursday and 42 furloughed employees were recalled to ... (more)
Watch millions of birds migrate
Standing atop Fort Hill in the Vicksburg National Military Park, it's hard not to hear the voice of Roger Daltry of The Who singing in your head.
The Town Talk
Who knew? Shutdown casualties shatter stereotypes
Government shutdown botches wedding plans: At least 24 couples planning wedding ceremonies at Washington D.C. public monuments and parks have been notified to make other plans because of the ongoing federal government shutdown.
Budget fight closes nat'l parks in Miss., for now
Visitors are being turned away from the Civil War battlefield in Vicksburg and seven other National Park Service sites in Mississippi because of the partial shutdown of the federal government.