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The Louisiana Civil Rights Trail and the The 1811 Slave Revolt Trail take you on a history lesson around Louisiana. Both are stories of pride and courage.

Take a handful of US states, mix them with vibrant cities, breath-taking landscapes, small American towns, musical roots, history and culture, delicious food, open space and you have the beautiful Deep South. 

Deep South USA, Mississippi River

We're on countdown for Mardi Gras - one of the biggest parties in the South! But here's ten things you might not know about Mardi Gras...

Mardi Gras Louisiana

Would you like a taste of the truly Deep South? Legendary blues club Gip’s Place in Bessemer, Alabama is one of the last Southern juke joints.

Gip's Place, Alabama

Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Stax Music Academy are launching virtual Black History Month events to bring the Stax story to students of all ages worldwide.

Stax Virtual Event Feb 2021

Known as the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement, Montgomery is ready to honour Black History Month throughout February by helping you choose how to honour Black history any time of the year with a future stay when travel permits.

Black History Month, Montgomery, Alabama

Lexington, Kentucky, is known around the world for the sport of kings, horse racing. It is, after all, the Horse Capital of the World. But thanks to a 1983 novel by local author Walter Tevis - and an assist from a hit Netflix series - it’s now gaining notoriety for the sport of queens...and knights...and pawns.

The Harmon Room, Lexington, Kentucky

Kentucky Tourism have shared all the latest news from attractions, arts & culture to culinary, horses and music - with of course some Bourbon thrown in too!

65 years ago, Rosa Parks' arrest ignited the civil rights movement and led to yearlong Montgomery Bus Boycott, culminating with the Supreme Court's decision to strike down segregation laws on public transportation.

Rosa Parks - Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Bluegrass Region is great to visit at any time of the year, but in this blog we want to tell you what the region has planned for the holidays and why visiting at Christmas can be so magical.

Shaker Village, Harrodsburg, Kentucky


What to do

  • Family Fun in Deep South USA


    From the great outdoors, to fantastic shows and parks...
    Artists performing at Grand Ole Opry


    For American music, all roads lead to the Deep South...
    History of Deep South USA


    Travelling through the Deep South is a history lesson in itself!
  • Deep South USA Cuisine


    Sample a taste of the real Deep South…
    Heritage of Deep South USA


    Discover our colourful cultural beginnings…
    Man playing gold in Deep South USA


    Perfect your Southern swing in stunning settings…

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