The Deep South USA Blog
Kentucky's Equestrian Heritage
Everyone knows Kentucky has the greatest two minutes of horse racing each year - the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs - but there is so much more to discover when it comes to Kentucky’s Equestrian Heritage.
Elvis Week 2020 Update
We are unable to visit Memphis this year for Elvis Week, but we are excited to announce the first-ever Virtual Elvis Week! Everyone around the world can enjoy the fun and camaraderie of Elvis Week in a closed Facebook group. From those who have never been, to those who visit every year: here is your chance to celebrate Elvis and a shared fan ship together.
Mississippi's Majestic Water
The rivers and streams throughout Mississippi offer some of the most scenic and serene adventures you can experience off the beaten path, and you'll will rediscover the great Mississippi outdoors.
The Natural Wonders of Kentucky
Kentucky is known for many things: the Kentucky Derby, the birthplace of bourbon, Muhammad Ali and bluegrass music, to name a few. Hiking and outdoor adventures are not the first things that come to mind when thinking about Kentucky - but they should be!
Mississippi bites and where to try them
Visitors travel to Mississippi to soak up history and bask in the blues. But they also plan to sample some Southern delights and eat – a lot! From the Tennessee border to the Gulf Coast’s edge, cooks and award-winning chefs are eager to share a taste of their heritage, with an ample helping of Southern hospitality on the side!
Louisiana's River Parishes
Where history, adventure and flavour collide. This region has been called many things over the years, but now it’s time for them to call themselves what they really are: Louisiana’s River Parishes!
Weird And Wonderful Facts About Lexington
In April Lexington was named the 9th friendliest city in America by Condé Nast Traveller. The magazine published its 32nd annual Readers Choice Awards, including the top-10 list for friendliest cities in America and no surprise Lexington made the top-10 list.
It's National Bourbon Day on 14th June!
Celebrate America's Native Spirit with us on 14th June for National Bourbon Day. Kentucky produces 95% of bourbon in the world, you'll find it everywhere from famous distilleries and collections, to famous cocktails and local food recipes.
New Music Museum set to open in Nashville
Scheduled to open in Downtown Nashville early September 2020, the National Museum of African American Music will encourage visitors to discover the central role African Americans have played in shaping and creating all genres of American music.
Graceland to reopen this week
As one of the first classic major attractions of US tourism, Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee is opening and offering tours again from Thursday 21st May.