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As you can’t hang out in Memphis in person, you can join their weekly dance parties instead, with a different theme each week.

Memphis Dance Parties

Home alone and craving outdoor adventure? The Alabama Tourism Department will be dedicating 2020 “The Alabama Year of Natural Wonders” which launched on Earth Day, 22 April 2020.

Alabama Natural Wonder - Mount Cheaha

This weekend's planned Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale, Mississippi, may be on hiatus till next year due to Covid-19, but fans from around the world can now enjoy a day long online celebration in its place. It's going to be great!
 
Juke Joint Festival - LIVE!
 

How about a nice read to amp up your taste for Kentucky bourbon? Along the way you’ll learn about unwavering bourbon-making genes and the undeniable influence of the Beam family, their Christmas parties must be legendary!

Beam Family, Earl Beam courtesy of Heaven Hill Distillery

The Ultimate Music Road Trip in Deep South USA

Deep South USA is the birthplace of practically all popular music. Blues, soul, country, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll were born here, just like Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Sam Cooke and Justin Timberlake.

Aretha Franklin - Deep South USA Music Trip

Tennessee is full of romantic escapes away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, allowing you time to truly relax, unwind and snuggle down with your loved one.

Evins Mill, Smithville near Nashville, Tennessee

Lexington is primarily known for bourbon and horses, but in recent years the art scene has flourished. With new murals and art galleries popping up around town, Lexington has become one of the best spots in the South to find a vibrant work of art; as Joelle Riding, a full-time travel blogger, discovered on her recent visit to consider which murals are the most ‘instagrammable’.

Kentucky Life Street Art, 131Church Street, Lexington

The Ultimate Music Road Trip in Deep South USA. Part 1: Get ready!

Deep South USA is the birthplace of practically all popular music. Blues, soul, country, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll were born here, just like Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Sam Cooke and Justin Timberlake. No better place to embark on the Ultimate Music Road Trip – the one you’ve been dreaming about for ages! In this ongoing series, we’ll show you where to go.

Music Road Trip

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

The Alabama Tourism Department has won an International Travel and Tourism Award – the first U.S. state tourism department to ever win that honour.

AL Tourism Dept wins major international award

 

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  • Family Fun in Deep South USA

    Family

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

    Music

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

    History

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

    Cuisine

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

    Heritage

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

    Golf

    Perfect your Southern swing in stunning settings…

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