Mt. Berry, GA; Lakeland, FL; Nashville, TN; Dallas, TX; Sweet Briar, VA
Few can argue that the Southern college is a sight for sore eyes, but unquestionably their beauty goes a bit deeper than mere aesthetics
New Braunfels, Texas
Planted firmly in the rolling hills of central Texas nearly 140 years ago, the oldest continuing dance hall in the state is still as hoppin’ a place as it’s ever been
Knoxville, Tennessee; College Station, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee
Mascots are at the heart of many revered, time-honored traditions, and nowhere in college football does loyalty run as deep as in the Southeastern Conference
Caldwell County, Texas
In the South, we love all things porcine, especially when we’re talking food. But throughout our region and especially in Texas, we are engaged in a battle with millions of the raucous, ravaging cousin of our beloved breakfast—the feral pig.
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.
Unquestionable bravery and battle field victories did not insure John B. Hood’s success when he commanded the Army of Tennessee
Corpus Christi, Texas
Sixty-five years and 700 locations later, this Southern favorite still serves burgers hot and freshly made to order, needing both hands to wrap around a toasted bun
Dripping Springs, Texas
On May 19, 1872, Hays County Commissioner Lorenzo Moore went looking for his mare at a creek on his property. What he found was a small band of the remnants of the Comanche.
Whole Foods Market may be the retail giant of the natural and organic world, but a mere forty years ago it was little more than a dream
The longest-running music program in history, Austin’s world-renowned PBS production exceeded the limits from the start over forty years ago
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
Meet 1.5 million of Austin’s quirkiest residents
Every once in a while somebody comes along who’s actually worth of the descriptor “prodigy”: singer-instrumentalist-songwriter Sarah Jarosz is one such talent
Dallas, TX; Morehead City, NC; Orlando/Miami/Tampa, FL; Fairfax, VA
From Texas to Virginia, we Southerners love chocolate so much we throw big parties for it year round
Think everything’s bigger in Texas? Wait till you see their street lamps!
There’s a reason they call Austin weird—and unlike other cities, Austin wears the nickname like a badge
Some may get their kicks on Route 66, but those familiar with the Southern U.S. know the South has several routes worthy of a song