Head to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for a day filled with out-of-this-world fun
Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, Arkansas
Another handful of some of the brightest spots in this sunny South we call home
It’s one of the craziest things you’ve ever seen: shrimp, crab, eel, flounder—whatever’s been swimming deep in the Bay—all doing their best to get out of the water and into your bucket
Come winter, they come for the warm waters of Florida’s amazingly crystal-clear springs, these portly and lovable creatures from another world
Highlands, Cashiers, and Sapphire, North Carolina
There’s something inherently soothing about waterfalls. Whether it’s thundering or gently descending in diamond-like drops, moving water speaks to our souls.
Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia
The first in a three-part series exploring state by state some of the best the South has to offer in pretty places
Tax law is not, as a general rule, an inspiring subject. For the good folks of Fairhope, Alabama, however, it’s nothing less than the reason for their existence.
You’ve got more than just a “fair” chance of having a fabulous weekend in this charming, artsy small town cozied up to the eastern bank of Mobile Bay in south Alabama
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.
From naval stores to automobile factories, Jacksonville’s strategic location as a Southern port city built a strong foundation for all she is today
Pickaway and Union, West Virginia; McIntosh, Florida
The rural nature of so much of Southern existence once meant a church, a school, and a store for nearly every pocket of farms and houses
Welcome to the gentlemen’s club on wheels
Relatively untouched by the Civil War, this one Georgia town capitalized on their Southern assets to boost a tourism trend that’s not finished yet
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Jailhouse Manifesto embodies the eloquent grace and fire of the man and city it sought to represent.
With a solid, visible, and organic connection to its past, this New South city always seems to be one innovative step ahead as well
Trail of Tears State Park, Jackson, Missouri
A beautiful park—commemorating one of the darkest events in American history
Waynesville, North Carolina
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is visited by more people every year than any other park in America—but some of those annual visitors remember it as home