Eastern USA - The South (PDF Chapter)
This is the South chapter from Lonely Planet’s Eastern USA guidebook.
Arguably the first region of the USA to be considered its own distinct place, the South is de-fined by its cuisine, landscape, accent, literature, music and, undergirding all of the above, histo-ry – one that is long and beautiful in places, brutal and bloody in others.
- lose yourself in the magic of America’s strangest, most celebratory city, New Orleans
- hike and camp amid some of the South’s most magnificent scenery in Great Smoky Moun-tains National Park
- stomp your boots in honkytonks along Lower Broadway in Nashville
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: North Carolina, The Triangle, Charlotte, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, South Carolina, Charleston, Lowcountry, Myrtle Beach, Greenville & the Upcountry, Tennessee, Memphis, Nashville, Kentucky, Louisville, Bluegrass Country, Geor-gia, Atlanta, Alabama, Birmingham, Montgomery, Selma, Mobile, Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi Delta, Jackson, Natchez, Gulf Coast, Arkansas, Little Rock, Hot Springs, Tri-Peaks Region, Ozark Mountains, Louisiana, New Orleans & Around, St Francisville, Cajun Country, Cajun Wet-lands.
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