The Deep South USA Blog
12 Unique Autumn Festivals In Louisiana You Won’t Find Anywhere Else
When the humidity starts to lower in Louisiana can you say that autumn – or fall as they say in the States - has officially arrived; the Saints are in the Superdome and the kids are back in school. Which means it’s time for Fall Festivals. Louisiana has some amazing festivals in the entire country. Here are 12 of the best and most unique…
Tupelo open the new Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail
Downtown Tupelo celebrate the completion of the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail project.
There once was a couple from England...
...who chose the “wrong” Birmingham but are now planning on visiting the American South this August.
Hollywood Productions feature New Orleans Plantation Country
The attractions and locations of New Orleans Plantation Country are featured in several Hollywood productions premiering this year. Ranging from music videos to feature movies, the 2016 productions join an extensive list of projects shot locally over the last two years including Into the Badlands, NCIS-New Orleans and the Astronaut Wives Club.
New Orleans Launches 12th Annual COOLinary Restaurant Month Throughout August
With more than 65 restaurants participating throughout August this annual culinary tradition celebrates New Orleans’ history and culture with world-class cuisine and specially priced prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus.
Eleven of Alabama's State Parks receive the 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor
Eleven Alabama state parks have been awarded the 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. The award celebrates establishments that provide excellent guest experiences and consistently achieve positive reviews on the TripAdvisor website.
Noah's Ark to open in Kentucky next week
If you build it, they will come! Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel amazes visitors young and old. The huge structure will be the largest timber-framed building in the world!
Alabama singer, guitar player and songwriter Debbie Bond will soon be on tour in the UK & Ireland
Debbie Bond is a singer, guitar player and songwriter who's has been paying her dues in the Alabama backwoods for over 30 years. Her singing has been compared to Bonnie Raitt and Maria Muldaur, both of whom she cites as being influences on her music.
The Hot 8 Brass Band from New Orleans start their UK Tour
The Hot 8 Brass Band are bringing their unique hip hop meets jazz funk sound all the way from N'Awlins to the UK for their 20th anniversary tour.