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With 2015 being The Year of Alabama BBQ it's no wonder they are number one in's list of most crazed BBQ states in America.

Dreamland BBQ Restaurant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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.

Alabama Gulf Coast

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.

Summer Events in Memphis

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.

Maverick Music Festival

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.

Alabama Civil Rights Trail

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.

Elvis at Sun Studios, Memphis

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.

American Queen Christmas Cruise

I just stumbled upon this great article on 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:

US Space & Rocket Center, Alabama

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.

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

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...

I Love Memphis Mural - Kerry Crawford


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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