September 2013 Newsletter
Welcome to the Deep South USA newsletter for September 2013. We will bring you all the latest news on the southern US states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi & Tennessee as the official UK representatives.
IN THIS ISSUE:
Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and defiant music. 'Muscle Shoals' the Documentary Film is coming to cinemas in the UK. You can watch the trailer here.
Official selection at the Sundance Film Festival 2013 in London earlier this year, Audience Award winner at Hot Docs 2013 and Boulder International Film Festival Winner 2013. This is a must-see film!
It's officially autumn in Tennessee where you can see nature at it's best. The stunning Great Smoky Mountains, the Natchez Trace Parkway and the Ococee Scenic Byway gives a peerless view of autumn awesomeness.
You are spolit for choice with activities – you can hike through a forest, bike down a trail, cast a line, play golf, swim in a pool, sail pristine lakes, explore history, adventure, wildlife and nature all at Tennessee State Parks.
The Carriage House restaurant is Houmas House Plantation's newest facility and offers luxury fine dining 7 nights a week, 5pm–8pm, as well as a Louisiana Tasting Menu. You can also enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Turtle Bar or relax with a refreshing mint julep.
Located just off I-10, between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens allows visitors to experience the life of a wealthy Sugar Baron in the 1800's. There are tours of the fabulous 16-acre gardens daily between 9–5pm.
Just Announced – Veteran Clarksdale area bluesman Robert 'Bilbo' Walker will play on Wednesday 9th October at the New Roxy, housed in a historic theatre in Clarksdale – could be considered an open air venue as it's missing a roof! Click more information below to watch a video of Robert 'Bilbo' Walker.
Bridging the Blues wins the Tourism Achievement Award a the Mississippi Tourism Association Awards – well done Bridging the Blues!
The awards for Memphis keep rolling in! On top of being named 'Best of the World' by National Geographic and one of the top 20 destinations by MSN, the readers of USA TODAY have selected two Memphis attractions for another prestigious award.
As part of the reader's choice travel awards, fans of USA TODAY's 10 Best have named Graceland #1 and the National Civil Rights Museum #3 as two of the Best Iconic American Attractions. Both attractions join a list of sites that include Mount Rushmore, the Grand Canyon and the Statue of Liberty.
City breaks, multi centres and fly drives. Escorted tours, motor home rentals and river cruising. With such a large programme and in-depth portfolio covering the Deep South states of Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Georgia, whatever type of holiday you are looking for North America Travel Service can tailor an itinerary to your unique requirements and bring your vision to life.
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