The Deep South USA Blog
A Tale of Two Trails
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.
Four different ways to explore the Deep South, including two new tours!
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.
10 Things You Might Not Know About Mardi Gras
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...
Gaga for Gip's
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.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music & Stax Music Academy launch virtual event
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.
Black History Month in Montgomery, Alabama
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.
Obsessed with 'The Queen's Gambit'? You'll love this Retro Hotel Room in Lexington, Kentucky
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.
What's New in 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!
This week marks the 65th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
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.
Christmas in the Bluegrass State
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.