From Savannah’s live-oak-lined squares to its fragrant magnolia blossoms, the Hostess City defines Southern charm. Filled with stunning historic homes, architectural works of art and iconic monuments, the city’s National Historic Landmark District is sure to bring out your inner history buff. Take a carriage ride or hop on board a trolley to catch all the sights and to enjoy a cool summer breeze. Stroll down charming River Street, with its original 18th-century cobblestones and renovated cotton warehouses, or fashionable Broughton Street, with its chic boutiques and exceptional restaurants, for an authentic Savannah experience.
Birmingham, largest city in Alabama, U.S., located in the north-central part of the state. It is a leading industrial centre of the South. During the 1960s Birmingham was the scene of violence over racial segregation as well as civil-rights demonstrations and voter-registration drives led by the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and others.
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is one of the world’s most fascinating cities – it’s home to a truly unique melting pot of culture, food and music. Come down and experience New Orleans, one of America’s most culturally and historically-rich destinations. As the official New Orleans tourism guide, NewOrleansOnline.com is loaded with information on things to do, where to eat, great places to stay and more.
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio is as comfortable as an old pair of jeans. It offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions coupled with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Most famously known as the home of the Alamo, the spirit of the region expands beyond its tourist labels, offering a community rich in Spanish and Old West heritage.
Memphis is a pilgrimage for those wanting to visit the birthplace of the blues, of soul and of rock ‘n’ roll. On Beale Street, W.C. Handy put down on paper the first written blues music. Elvis, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash all recorded at the historic Sun Records, which is now a museum.
Tulsa is home to a distinct culture comprised of the best characteristics of each of these regions, in addition to Native American and cowboy heritage. Perhaps the most inviting aspect of Tulsa’s culture, however, is its warm and welcoming hospitality as well as the down-to-earth attitudes of residents who are passionate about their home town.