The southern United States is roughly the size of some countries in terms of geography and as diverse within its bounds as countries as well. The signature dishes from Cajun country of Louisiana are vastly different from what you'll find in the Ozarks of Arkansas. The landscapes are just as varied, including wetlands, mountains, plains, and everything in between. The process of … [Read more...] about Should I Go on a Group Tour?
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the United States National Park System, all parks will be free for visitors from April 16-24. Among the places listed in the National Park System are the most significant to our nation's history. This includes not only the traditional national parks but also national heritage areas, preserve areas, historical sites, trails, and areas. … [Read more...] about National Parks to Visit in the South in 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl45jx7zMmc A man flies to Savannah for his wedding, but along the way meets a beautiful stranger when his plane is grounded due to a pending hurricane. He catches a ride with her and is forced to reevaluate his plans. Sandra Bullock and Ben Affleck star along with Blythe Danner and Steve Zahn. Filmed In: Savannah, Georgia; Richmond, … [Read more...] about Film Friday: Forces of Nature
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDrXl6WOPZA A senator pushes for females to be allowed as Navy SEALs when one recruit takes the opportunity. Everyone expects her to fail the rigorous training. The film stars Demi Moore and Viggo Mortensen. Specific scenes were filmed at Camp Blanding in Florida. Filmed In: Beaufort, South Carolina; Richmond, Virginia; Washington, DC; … [Read more...] about Film Friday: GI Jane
One of the best films ever made was set and filmed all around the United States but put a heavy emphasis on the South. While many of the locations were changed or developed for the film or on private property, there is a handful of Forrest Gump filming locations you can visit on your own, especially in Savannah. Chippewa Square, Savannah Perhaps no place signifies … [Read more...] about Forrest Gump Filming Locations to Visit