The Deep South USA Blog
10 Best Southern Beaches
Given the South's frequent heat and humidity, it comes as no surprise that most of the region's beaches receive a steady stream of visitors and USA Today have put together a list of the South's Top 10 Beaches.
Summer Guide: Best Events in Memphis
Summer may be winding down, but don’t start singing the blues just yet. Whisk those doldrums away with a last-minute getaway to Memphis.
Alabama Tourism at Maverick Music Festival
Alabama was front and center at this year’s Maverick Music Festival at Easton Farm, located in Suffolk, held each year on the 4th of July weekend.
Alabama's civil rights trail
On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Nigel Richardson from the Telegraph visited Alabama, to re-discover the roots of the world-changing movement.
BBC Radio 2 - That's All Right: 60 Years On
On 5th July 1954, a 19-year-old Elvis Presley walked into Sun Studio and recorded three tracks. To mark the anniversary of Elvis's historic recording, Hollywood actor and musician Sam Palladio hosted That's All Right: 60 Years On, live from Sun Studio in Memphis.
Mississippi Christmas Cruises
Celebrate the Christmas festive season on board the world's most opulent paddle steamer, the American Queen, as you cruise 'Ol' Man River', on the mighty Mississippi.
The ONE Thing You Must Do In Each US State
I just stumbled upon this great article on huffingtonpost.com who asked themselves "If you could only tell a visitor to do ONE thing in your whole state, what would it be?”. Between themselves, trusted friends and a bunch of Huffington Post editors they have created the ultimate American travel guide – and here is what they listed for our Deep South States:
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
It's official: Birmingham, Alabama is home to the world's largest motorcycle museum. Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum now holds that title, according to Guinness World Records. Officials made the announcement recently at Barber Motorsports Park, where the museum is located.
Seven Not To Be Missed Memphis Attractions
Finger-lickin' barbecue, live music that makes your hips move and world-famous attractions like Beale Street and Graceland - Memphis has all of this plus so much more. Think funky shops, neighbourhoods with personality and history you won’t find anywhere else. It's all waiting for you in Memphis...
60 Years of Elvis
To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Elvis' first recordings at Sun Studio, Elvis Presley’s Graceland is planning a variety of activities, starting with a new exhibit at Graceland entitled “60 Years of Elvis.”