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March 2013 – Deep South USA Visitor Newsletter

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2013

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival


The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival announced the music lineup for the 2013 Festival, scheduled for 26 April–5 May. The lineup includes Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5, The Black Keys, John Mayer, Willie Nelson, Daryl Hall and John Oates, plus others. The festival is growing each year with 2012's attendance reaching more that 450,000 people. Read more...


Fifth Annual Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage: A Window into Georgia's Past


Communities along Georgia's Antebellum Trail will again extend their Southern hospitality to visitors this April with a wide array of heritage events and attractions that provide a window into 19th century Georgia homes and lifestyles. 


Montgomery announces new festival


The City of Montgomery, in Alabama, is looking to its entertainment past as the inspiration for a new festival in May.

The new Riverbend Brewfest and River Jam will begin at 2pm on 18 May at the riverfront is downtown Montgomery. The Brewfest itself is not new, it was associated for several years with the former Jubilee CityFest, which ended its 30-year plus run in 2012. And River Jam was an autumn music event put on by the Alabama Jazz and Blues Federation for a number of years at the Union Station Train Shed. Now the city is using both names for this exciting new event.

The festivals offer residents a full day of beer, food and live music! More information on Alabama festivals...


Double Decker Arts Festival celebrating music, food and the arts in Oxford, Mississippi



The 18th Annual Double Decker Arts Festival is taking place 26–27 April 2013. Taking its name from the town's authentic double decker bus imported from England in 1994, the festival brings together visitors and residents for a celebration of music, food and the arts held in the picturesque Courthouse Square. More information...


Georgia Tourism selects its top five must play public golf courses for 2013


 All eyes will be on Georgia from the beginning of April when the world's leading golfing legends descend on Augusta National for the Masters Tournament. Georgia is home to some of the best USA golf courses, all of which are in stunning surroundings.


Tour Operator of the Month



We are happy to have Trailfinders as our Tour Operator of the Month for March. Voted No. 1 Tour Operator in the recent which? Magazine consumer travel survey, Trailfinders prides itself on its exceptional value holidays and unparalleled customer service. Trailfinders can organise your perfect Deep South Holiday arranging anything from hotels, car hire, local tours, coach touring or motorhome hire, and with nearly all of its staff having visited the USA you can rest assured that you are in expert hands. They are also offering free car upgrade as their special offer!. More information...


Are you dreaming of sunny, warm, dry weather....



The weather in Deep South USA is warming up nicely and April/May are one of the nicest times of year to visit with guaranteed sunshine. But if you would still like to visit Deep South USA this year then October is another great time to go with average temperatures reaching 25°C/77°F, very little rainfall… and definitely no snow! Request a Deep South USA Guide...


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