Tucked into the northwest region of Louisiana, on the banks of the Cane River, is the little city of Natchitoches (pronounced Nak-A-Tish). One look will tell you that you are in one of the prettiest cities in the state. It was in Natchitoches that the movie Steel Magnolias was filmed in its entirety. More
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Have you ever heard of or tasted a slugburger? You will if you go to Corinth, Mississippi. I ate my first slugburger at Borroum’s Drug Store. Despite their yucky sounding name, they’re delicious. Some locals eat them every day. As a matter of fact, it the slugburger is so popular that Corinth pays homage to it every July with a Slugburger Festival. More
Greenville, South Carolina exudes southern charm and hospitality. From its tree-lined Main Street studded with shops and galleries to the 40-acre Falls Park on the Reedy River and the swooping Liberty Bridge over the falls, this is small-town America at its best.
Surrounded by miles of two-lane roads, state parks and designated trails, this is prime cycling country. But that’s not all there is to Greenville. The city is brimming with cultural venues, historic sites, and great restaurants.
In 1861, the beginning of the Civil War, Atlanta had a population of 9,000. Its location at the crossroads of two major railroads made it an important city for the Confederacy to hold on to. Which they did until the end of a four-month siege, the Battle of Atlanta, when on September 1, 1864, General John Bell Hood retreated laying the city open to General William Tecumseh Sherman. On November 11, 1864, Sherman, starting his march to Savannah gave the order to burn Atlanta to the ground. More