Eastern USA - The South (PDF Chapter)


This is the The South chapter from Lonely Planet’s Eastern USA guidebook.

Nurtured by deep roots yet shaped by hardship, the South has a rich legacy in politics and culture. The cities are some of the country’s most fascinating, from antebellum beauties like New Orleans and Savannah to New South powerhouses like Atlanta and Nashville.

  • don a costume and join the crowds during Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  • maps
  • hike and camp in the magnificent Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • transportation
  • stomp your boots in honky-tonks along Lower Broadway in Nashville
  • restaurants & accommodations
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