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When you feel that first crisp breeze and watch the colours begin to change, you know that summer is gone and autumn is in the air! Although every season in Georgia is just peachy, autumn has a particular beauty to it. Here are 10 reasons to love Georgia in the autumn…

Georgia Road in Autumn

Jerry Shriver, from USA Today has noted New Orleans’ growing dining scene and lists six new restaurants that you need to try!

Tableau - sunset on the balcony

Muscle Shoals – The Incredible True Story of a Small Town with a Big Sound comes to the UK. Watch the trailer and see a list of cinemas to find a screening near you.

Located directly on the Georgia coast, Jekyll Island is a shrimper's haven. To celebrate this local treasure, guests are invited to the annual Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival held every September on Jekyll Island. This spirited three-day event is the only festival dedicated to the prime local product, Wild Georgia Shrimp, and its Southern cuisine counterpart: grits.

The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival, Jekyll Island


Tennessee's famed music scene has the sounds that will get you shaking. From low-key jammin' sessions to big-budget world tours, and the concert season never stops. It's country, it's rock'n'roll, it's the music capital of the world. And Nashville, known as Music City, is the songwriting capital of the world!

Live Honky Tonk Music - Roberts, Nashville


We have arrived in Pigeon Forge in the Great Smoky Mountains and it's not quite what I was expecting!

Eagle Ridge Lodge, Pigeon Forge

Benji Lanyado is on a USA Road Trip for Guardian Travel from Nashville to Memphis, but this trip has a difference – it's a #TwiTrip

There is no shortage of weekend fun in Louisiana when autumn's arrival brings with it a variety of food, music and culture festivals throughout the state.

Louisiana Autumn Festivals

From 10th–17th August thousands of Elvis fans make the annual pilgrimage to Graceland, and Elvis' birthplace in Tupelo Mississippi, to honour the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Celebrating 36 years, Elvis Week has become a pop culture phenomenom for lovers from around the world.

Elvis Week 2013 

One of the best places to enjoy a sunset has to be Dauphin Island after being named the Sunset Capital of Alabama.

Sunset at Dauphin Island, Alabama



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