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Abundant outdoor adventures and a burgeoning creative scene make Chattanooga an ideal weekend getaway
Nestled on a picturesque riverbend in the Appalachian foothills, this cheerily named town has long delighted the young at heart.
Since Southbound debuted in 2013, our staff and contributors have logged thousands of miles, consumed millions of calories, and taken countless notes and photos to showcase the very best destinations around the region. Although every place we’ve covered is special, some left a particularly powerful impression. Here, we give you the best of the very best, our favorite spots in the South.
Many a song has been written about Tennessee. Countless artists have dedicated their work to her beauty, drawing inspiration from her mountains and waterways. And now, the Volunteer State can claim another love letter of sorts—a luxury hotel called the Tennessean that honors its birthplace at every turn.
The historical heft of Thistletop Inn strikes me right at the door. Seemingly every bit of this building has a backstory.
It would be easy for Vince Gill, to quote from his chart-topping 1995 ballad, to “rest high on the mountain” of his forty years of success. Instead, he takes pleasure in the everyday trappings of the life he shares with fellow singer-songwriter Amy Grant.
Eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina are home to some of the highest elevations in the eastern United States, rising more than 6,000 feet above sea level in some parts. It’s a favorite destination for outdoor enthusiasts who hike and bike its steep trails and brave its rushing rivers.
The best eats, drinks, and tailgating spots in five Southern college towns.
In just a few years, Five Daughters Bakery's increasing popularity has led to several locations across the South, with the most recent debuting at Atlanta's Ponce City Market.
Everything about this bed and breakfast screams cool—from its location, East Nashville, to the complimentary Belle Meade bourbon it offers at check-in.