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Places to visit in the Deep South

From Louisiana in the west to the Atlantic-facing Carolinas, the South’s attractions hang on its rich cultural heritage and celebrated food. Among the places to visit in the South, you can explore the antebellum and Civil Rights era in Savannah and Atlanta, see the stately plantations that line the banks of the Mississippi River, plunge into the musical history of Nashville and Memphis, or revel in the many pleasures of New Orleans. When you travel to the South with us, we’ll help you see the main points of interest in a new light, from Civil War battlefields to Louisiana’s bayous. We’ll also introduce you to lesser-known destinations in the South, such as Georgia’s pristine Golden Isles or Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park.

America’s South boasts a rich culinary and musical heritage, coastal and mountainous landscapes, and cities filled with history and culture including New Orleans and Charleston. You can also explore the region’s antebellum plantations, Civil War battlefields and Civil Rights museums.

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