10 Best Weekend Getaways in the South

Mark out your map, pack your audience, and practice your "hey y'all." It's time to explore the South – a place where live oaks meet Atlantic-washed shores. Extraordinary caves lie below the surface.

With well-preserved architecture and oaks dripping with Spanish moss, it's easy to fall in love with Savannah. Highlights of the city's food scene in recent years.

1. Savannah, Georgia

The appeal of Bowling Green can be summed up in two words. Droove over a prototype of America's most famous car at the National Corvette Museum.

2. Bowling Green, Kentucky

Chattanooga is having a moment. The pretty riverside town is known for its mountain views and hotels, barbecue joints, and Easy Bistro & Bar, a French restaurant.

3. Chattanooga, Tennessee

4. Wilmington, North Carolina

5. New Orleans, Louisiana

6. Natchez, Mississippi

7. Asheville, North Carolina

8. Hot Springs, Arkansas

9. Charleston, South Carolina

10. Louisville, Kentucky

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