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A garden with palms

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How a veterinarian with a green thumb turned a junkyard into a palm paradise

A living room

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The Jonathan Adler–designed hotel brings a touch of glamour to the wind-swept Outer Banks island

An Italian home with a lush garden

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The Georgia-born writer muses about Italy, travel, and what life might have been like had she stayed solely under the Southern sun. Plus: Mayes’s three Italian small-town picks

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Find an unexpected home away from home at these stays inspired by the region’s charm, including summer camps, fly fishing lodges, and Palm Beach aesthetic

A quarry surrounded by green life

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One visit to Quarry Gardens and you’ll know this reborn, peaceful place is no longer the pits

Diners eat at a checkered table

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With gallery hops, restaurants serving familiar flavors, and delightful, creative shops, Helen Ellis’s favorite Big Apple experiences are rich with the comfort of the South

An aerial shot of a waterfall in a forest

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At the confluence of three Tennessee rivers, this rugged park delivers scenic views, impressive waterfalls, and serene swimming holes as well as world-class fishing and kayaking

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No passport? No problem. America’s most entrancing Caribbean escapse is also its most accessible

Biloxi Beach at sunset.

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Coastal Mississippi offers one of America’s most scenic routes

Two images of needlepoint artwork, both with a dutch oven on them

Arts & Culture

Crafty travelers and social media hobbyists have put an old-school art form back on the map

A kayaker paddles in a river with palm trees behind

Land & Conservation

Come for a maritime forest so lush it feels like a jungle, stay for the dreamy beach sunsets

A pool with cabanas around it.

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Owned by Rollins College, the property added a high-end spa, café, guest rooms—and plenty of wall space for its renowned contemporary art collection

A building with cats painted on the side

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Hit the brakes at these funky and fun collections of oddities throughout the region

A loaded hot dog on a table with potato chips

Food & Drink

The most exciting places to eat in the city often lack a permanent address. Here’s how to grab a seat.

A tunnel through a mountain with train tracks running into it.

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This tucked-away Virginia retreat offers much more than a pretty hole in the ground

a palm tree hanging over a shoreline with clear blue ocean water

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Discover the most exotic escape in the heart and soul of the Caribbean

Sunny view of an old Fountain in front of the administration building at Arkansas.

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The longtime resort town hits refresh with a new flow of hotels, breweries, and eats

Ripe summer peaces at a local farmer's market

Food & Drink

Sample and take home Arkansas pink tomatoes, North Carolina figs, Georgia peaches, Florida Key limes and more at these homegrown hooplas

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Break free this Summer and explore the South, from its charming hamlets to its most talked-about towns

An illustration of a ballpark with a cloud in the shape of a person pitching

Arts & Culture

Poised to host a Major League game next month, America’s oldest ballpark is finally getting its due. Plus, more Negro Leagues landmarks around the South