Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is one of the most popular attractions in the world. They have sprinkled their brand of magic into dozens of hotels ranging all styles and budgets. And while there are certainly cheaper places to stay nearby, you can't compete with the easy access to the parks, early park entry, and transportation. Unless otherwise stated, all of these … [Read more...] about Where to Stay at Walt Disney World
Credit: Carl van Vechten - Library of Congress, Public Domain, Link Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was born on August 8, 1896, in Washington DC. The daughter of a patent lawyer, she became interested in writing by the age of six. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she studied English. She worked for the school's literary … [Read more...] about Literary South: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Downtown Gainesville Gainesville, Florida is best known as the home to the University of Florida. The area has been inhabited for over 12,000 years, starting with Native American tribes. Europeans settled in "The Swamp" in 1854, naming the city for a War of 1812 veteran. The historic district is home to many buildings from this time, including historic homes and a train … [Read more...] about Weekend Guide to Gainesville, Florida
The South has always been ideal for road trips with its winding backroads and quirky attractions. While travel is still limited in many parts of the country, these places are easy to visit by car while still taking the necessary precautions. Alligator Alley, Florida Alligator Alley As one of Florida's most desolate stretches of road, Alligator Alley seems like an … [Read more...] about 10 Essential Southern Road Trips to Take ASAP
It seems that just about everyone has a favorite beach town and they are rarely the same. Two of the most popular for travelers to the South, especially families, are Amelia Island, Florida, and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Both are a short drive from places like Savannah and Charleston and have popular resorts. Both have incredible restaurants showcasing the … [Read more...] about Amelia Island vs. Hilton Head Island: Who Does It Better?