Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, Arkansas
Another handful of some of the brightest spots in this sunny South we call home
All 16 States of the South
Like so many other places, the South is full of thousands of curious, crazy, hard-to-spell, and sometimes downright hilarious place names. Here are a few favorites.
Little Rock, Arkansas
From one mother to another, every layette is a small token that says “we’ve been there”
Autumn means the cotton comes in and the pumpkins go out
Start with a generous helping of Main Street, toss in a little art deco ambience, and add a pleasing temperate climate coupled with the beauty of the Ozark plateau
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
One of the most naturally beautiful spots in America, award-winning architecture, and an art explosion that won’t quit makes this little Ozark town more and more attractive all the time
Mr. Middle America from one of the poorest states in the nation creates world merchant empire through genius, hard work, and smiley-face employees. Makes for a good story—and it’s true.
What do you get when you combine a love for fly fishing and a love for kids? Nothing less than a Jess and Laura Westbrook, that’s what.
Arkansas’s highland retreat provides its own independent, funky vibe
These 87-year-old Appalachian-born fingers still know how to burn up the strings on a mandolin—and like nobody’s business
Whether you’re a history buff or a culinary enthusiast, this Arkansas gem has something to please
The South has a unique claim to the fiddle and its ever-evolving contributions, and here are 7 songs to prove it
Van Buren, Arkansas
Four stone slabs and a headstone with illegible runes—stories abound, but the mystery remains in this venerable old cemetery in western Arkansas
Corn, cotton, rice, and soybeans stick their roots down deep into Brantley Farm soil as another hot Southern summer adds its own seasonal magic
Mark Carter and photographer Jonathan Funk bring the world of farming into focus by looking at a skillful pilot’s part in bringing food to America’s tables
The first woman elected to the United States Senate, this outspoken Southern girl wasn’t such a “Silent Hattie” after all