Rock Hill, South Carolina
The fifth-largest city in the state of South Carolina, Rock Hill still has a small-town feel to it through and through—and boasts some of the most beautiful old churches you could desire to view
Jackson, Mississippi; Oxford, Mississippi; Columbia, Missouri; Columbia, South Carolina
Bullies, controversy, fighting chickens, and a little bit of Civil War history. Always expect the unexpected in the Southeastern Conference, especially when it comes to mascots.
Asheville, North Carolina
Any good Appalachian cook knows that fast food is what you pick from the ground—a proper meal takes time, patience, and a whole lot of love
Austin, TX; Marlington, WV; Spivey's Corner, NC; Clute, Texas; Tampa, FL
Down South, it isn’t hard to find a celebration. But some of our festivals are just, well—different.
Orkney Springs, VA; Mechanicsville, VA; Cleveland, SC; Parish, FL; Austin, TX
Whether they gather a congregation on Sunday, offer a retreat from the norm, or exist solely to remember what once was, these open-air chapels scattered throughout the South are definitely worth a day’s trip
Alexandria, VA; Charleston, SC; Knoxville, TN; Asheville, NC; Eureka Springs, AR
It doesn’t have to be a holiday for these towns to turn on the charm and set the mood for love
Athens, GA; Grenada, MS; Jasper, AR; Louisburg, NC; Charleston, SC; Nashville, TN; Fairhope, AL
Got a hankering for the best biscuits south of the Mason-Dixon Line? These diners and breakfast beacons won’t disappoint.
Whether it’s slapping pecans in a kugel or lighting a bonfire to guide in an alligator-drawn sleigh, there are few traditions that can’t be made a bit better by a dash of Southern charm
Port Gibson, Mississippi; Yemassee, South Carolina; Hilton Head, South Carolina; Elmodel, Georgia
Remnants of a time gone by, these Southern ruins and abandoned homes remind us that nothing lasts forever
MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV
There are plenty of creepy corners of the South that will send a chill up your spine, but these are some of the spookiest—enter if you dare!
Keep your eyes peeled for this month’s monarchs—they’re about to undergo the journey of a lifetime.
If you’ve never experienced the pleasure of Southern culinary cuisine, come on in and taste a few of our favorites
Every Southern state tries to claim the title of Best Barbecue, but in South Carolina the proof is in the facts. With the longest history and the largest variety of sauces, SC is the uncontested capital of slow and low barbecue.
North Carolina & South Carolina
Peppered among Billboard tunes about big cities and bustling sidewalks, you’ll find countless heartfelt odes to the beautiful lands of Caroline
Asheville, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; Baltimore, Maryland; Atlanta, Georgia; Little Rock, Arkansas
Chocolate making has traditionally been a Northern business, but these bean-to-bar experts in cacao are proving the South can do chocolate
Beaufort, North Carolina
Beneath the waves at Beaufort Inlet the last great ship of the king of pirates tells the story once again
Steeped in history as old as the colonies, few things other than sweet tea have become so iconic to the South