Friday, September 21, 2018

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Great lakes of the Southeast

Find your perfect lake, whether you prefer action-packed pursuits or lakeside leisure.

Paint the Town: St. Petersburg reinvents itself as a new creative capital

"Five years ago, none of this was here,” artist Derek Donnelly says as we wander through the brick-paved alleyway that runs behind the 600 block of Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg. He’s not referring to the buildings, some of which date to the early 1900s, but to the arresting murals splashed across their backsides.

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Waffle House: 7 fun facts about this widely loved Southern staple

If you’ve ever had the midnight munchies, you’re probably a fan of this Southern mainstay.
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Plan your next road trip along South Carolina’s coast

Beginning in the early eighteenth century, exports of rice—dubbed Carolina Gold—made South Carolina rich, and the grain remained one of the Deep South’s most important crops until the Civil War.
Urban Cowboy, Nashville, Tennessee

Where to Stay: Inn spotlight on Tennessee’s Urban Cowboy

Everything about this bed and breakfast screams cool—from its location, East Nashville, to the complimentary Belle Meade bourbon it offers at check-in.
Nashville, Tennessee

Local TV news personalities share favorite destinations for under-the-radar fun

Kelly Sutton Host, Today in Nashville on WSMV News 4 Nashville, Tennessee "My husband, daughter, and I either play tourist in downtown Nashville or visit Cheekwood Estate & Gardens. It's a beautiful historic mansion and botanical garden...

Happy Camper: 10 unique camps and classes in the South

If your interests fall a bit outside the mainstream, these one-of-a-kind camps and classes will let you try quirky activities or live out your wildest dreams.
John C. Campbell Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School helps campers connect with their creative side

There I stood on stage, palms sweating, sheet music in front of me. I'd spent a long weekend studying songwriting, and the days of practicing and planning had come down to this.
Porsche Experience Center

Porsche Experience Center lets visitors tear up the track

I'm behind the wheel of a bright-white Porsche 911 Carrera S worth roughly $150,000. It's a beautiful Saturday in Atlanta, and I'm ready to tear up the track.

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Southbound magazine, the newest ancillary title from the publishers of Atlanta magazine, showcases the top travel destinations in the Southeast. We visit idyllic small towns and exciting cities in search of outstanding vacation opportunities.

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Southbound earned the gold award for Travel Writing at the Society of American Travel Writers' 2017 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards.