The Deep South USA Blog
Celebrate Halloween in Louisville
Halloween season is big in America and a great time to visit the South. We have come across this great article by Practical Wanderlust 12 Reasons to Celebrate Halloween in Louisville, Kentucky: A Local’s Guide as they think it's the best time to visit Louisville (other than Derby season, of course).
New Orleans is taking over London this September!
The New Orleans Saints Football Team will be playing against the Miami Dolphins at Wembley on 1st October 2017 and to celebrate and show support, two of New Orleans most loved restaurants will take up residency in London venues, giving visitors the opportunity to discover the fabulous cuisine of the Crescent City from two of its famed dining institutions.
New U.S. Civil Rights Trail to launch in 2018
Travel South USA will launch the U.S. Civil Rights Trail on 15th January, 2018 - on Dr Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Graceland Presents ELVIS ON TOUR - A New Exhibition at The O2
Due to phenomenal public demand, Elvis Presley™, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll™, will be returning to The O2 in London with a new exhibition, Elvis on Tour, opening on 3rd November 2017. Tickets for this new exhibition will go on sale at 9am Friday 18th August.
Music City Hits The High Notes! #BAlovesNashville
A new route to Music City will be music to traveller's ears with British Airways' new service to Nashville. From 4th May 2018, British Airways will launch a five-a-week service from Heathrow, Terminal 5 and will be the only airline flying direct between Europe and the capital of Tennessee.
Stax Music Academy Tour Videos
The Stax Music Academy's commemoration of the 1967 Stax/Volt Tour has come to an end but was a HUGE success as the students performed around the UK & France. Here's some videos just to prove it!
Tennessee Distiller Guild Announce Official Launch of the Tennessee Whiskey Trail
Tennessee distillers come together to unveil a 25-stop whiskey tour across the state with three launch celebrations planned throughout the year in East, Middle and West Tennessee.
Stax Music Academy are bringing the Memphis Sound to the UK, France & Ireland this summer!
In 1967 Stax records sent its top artists on a first-ever tour of Europe, which became known as the legendary Stax/Volt European Tour. Now, to recognise the 50th anniversary of the milestone event that catapulted Stax into the international limelight, the Stax Music Academy has been invited to follow in their footsteps with its first-ever tour of the UK, France and Ireland.
Documentary featuring Space Camp in Alabama airs on Netflix
The Mars Generation is a new documentary about human space exploration as aspiring teenage astronauts reveal that a journey to Mars is closer than you think.
Natural Wonders of Deep South USA - 5 states, 5 spots!
CNN have put together a list showcasing a natural wonder in each of the US states. So here's our pick for Deep South USA. There’s a reason songwriters wax poetic about America’s abundance of natural beauty with each of these favourite spots helping define each state.