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Fancy a bite? You’re never far from excellent eats in the South, be it a home-made barbecue sandwich or a star-quality ten-course dinner. If it’s truly Southern comfort you want, we got you covered. The Blue & White Restaurant has been a local Tunica favourite since 1924.

Blue & White Restaurant, Tunica

U.S country music legend Dolly Parton has opened the dreamland inspired expansion ‘Wildwood Grove’ to her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The newest and largest ever development solidified the theme park’s place among the United States premier family destinations.

Wildwood Grove, Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

“My school was a juke joint / From a kid till I was grown / And blues is really / All I ever known” - Ain’t Gonna Take No Mess. Cedric Burnside is on tour in the UK & Dublin late May / June 2019.

Cedric Burnside - UK & Ireland Tour 2019

Just down the road and off the beaten track there are true gems to discover in the Magnolia State. In this ongoing series, we earmark some great accommodations in Mississippi. Here's Part 3: Natchez.

Shanty Bellum Too, Natchez, Mississippi

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music turned 16-years-old yesterday and is helping celebrate its birthday and the 200th birthday of the epicenter of American music - Memphis, Tennessee - with “biSoultennial” a new contest to allow fans worldwide to vote on their favourite Memphis Soul Songs recorded between 1957 and 1975.

Louisiana serves up memorable experiences - more than just bowls of its famed gumbo - as a guided swamp tour is definitely a highlight on any Deep South road trip.

Louisiana Airboat Swamp Tour

Just down the road and off the beaten track there are true gems to discover in Mississippi. In this ongoing series, we introduce you to some great accommodations in Mississippi, so here's Part 2: Greenwood.

Tallahatchie Flats, Greenwood, Mississippi

The Mint Julep is a fine Southern tradition dating back to the 18th Century, as well as being the official drink of the Kentucky Derby since 1938. Louisville has designated April as “Mint Julep Month®” since 2013, celebrating the official cocktail of the Derby and the arrival of Spring.

Mint Julep Month

With less than 125 days until 20th July, Huntsville, Alabama is hard at work planning a weeklong celebration of humanities greatest technological achievement - the lunar landing of Apollo 11.

Apollo 50 - Rocket City, Huntsville, Alabama

The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event takes place every April in Lexington, Kentucky, bringing tens of thousands of visitors from around the globe to the Kentucky Horse Park.

The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event


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