See the South

Just a few hours’ drive in any direction all around the South, you’ll find enough to see and do for a lifetime of vacations. Grab a couple of girlfriends, arrange a family reunion, or sneak away yourself to any one of the destinations profiled in this special travel section. Throughout the South, cities are teeming with festivals, hot new restaurants, museums and nightlife. There are also relaxing indulgences like spa destinations, luxury mountain retreats, and natural attractions both breathtaking and awe-inspiring. The lure of the South extends through its delicious food, beautiful scenery and Southerners themselves. Welcome to the South, where hospitality reigns.

See the South: Alabama Gulf Coast

During the fall season, Alabama’s sugar-white sand beaches are the perfect escape for foodie lovers. Throughout this time of year, Gulf Shores and Orange…

See the South: Monroe, Louisiana

Christmas on the River is a holiday celebration in Monroe and West Monroe that includes beautiful Christmas lighting displays, entertainment, holiday shopping, and much…

See the South: Lake Charles

Lake Charles, Louisiana, is known for diverse vacation getaway ideas from the great outdoors and cultural events to luxurious casino gaming. A few new…

See the South: Tupelo, Mississippi

The birthplace of Elvis Presley, Tupelo, Mississippi’s culinary landscape is as varied as the unique sound Elvis created, melding gospel, country, and rhythm and…

See the South: Ridgeland, Mississippi

In Ridgeland, Misssissippi, the masterpieces are yours in an array of galleries, the Mississippi Craft Center, upscale shopping venues, and the great outdoors. With…