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South Region

Blessed by nature, steeped in history and enriched with culture, this is a destination for all seasons. Welcome to the South.

From the charms of a small-town street fair to the churning excitement of urban nightlife, the South offers nearly every kind of holiday experience imaginable.

Variety is the essence of the Southern travel experience. From the Carolinas to Louisiana, you will discover a region of great contrasts: sun-drenched beaches and rugged mountain trails; meandering rivers and cascading waterfalls; Old South plantations and New South urban centers; spectacular theme parks and amazing natural vistas; extraordinary cultural attractions and exciting sporting venues; down-home cooking and sophisticated dining.

You will find gritty outdoor adventures as well luxurious resort experiences in each Southern state. And you’ll discover that each state has a distinct flair for “Southern Hospitality” – a storied tradition carried on by congenial people who coax you to slow down and enjoy the journey.

List of States: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas

Major cities: Miami, Atlanta, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Orlando

 

South Region Hotels

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Ashville/Cherokee - Holiday Inn Cherokee

The Holiday Inn of Cherokee Hotel, is located in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina on the Qualla Boundary (Cherokee Indian Reservation) and adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Escape into the past while visiting Cherokee’s historic attractions; guests can try their luck at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino or Tribal Bingo both just a short drive from our Inn.

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Atlanta - Hotel Midtown Atlanta

Conveniently located in vibrant Midtown, Atlanta’s artistic and musical district, within walking distance to theaters and museums, this hotel offers spacious accommodations and thoughtful amenities, including car rental service. The Hotel Midtown Atlanta is located only a short stroll from the Woodruff Arts Center and beautiful Piedmont Park. Historic sites such as the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum are also situated nearby. Contemporary accommodations at the Midtown Atlanta Hotel are furnished with coffeemakers, high-speed internet and Bath and Body Works bath amenities. Guests at the hotel can also enjoy on-site fitness facilities, including a lap pool.

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Charleston - Best Western Charleston Downtown

Best Western Charleston is located in the center of it all and just one mile from Charleston’s famous Historic District where you will find historic homes, churches, museums, antique shops, world renowned restaurants, horse-drawn carriages and all of Charleston’s grace, history and tradition. With easy interstate access, free parking and short drives to Folly Beach, Magnolia, Middleton and Drayton Hall Plantations and the region’s many golf courses, the Best Western Charleston Downtown is truly your Downtown Hotel.

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Memphis - Crowne Plaza Memphis

Conveniently located downtown near the legendary Beale Street, The Pyramid, Cook Convention Center, Mud Island and Graceland. Crowne Plaza Memphis features a fitness room, seasonal outdoor pool and business center. Accommodations at Crowne Plaza Memphis feature views of the Memphis skyline and offer complimentary high-speed Internet access.

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Miami Beach - Dorchester

You enter through a private courtyard, lined with trees and intimate sitting areas. Come try the floating bed, swaying back and forth as you relax in the sun or under starry skies. Walk past the 1850 bar, where free happy hour is the norm, and fun is guaranteed. Check out the heated swimming pool and snack bar. Guest rooms are modern and restored to their original beauty. Enjoy flat screen TV’s. Best of all, you are in the center of South Beach, steps from the Gansevoort, W, Shore Club and Delano. Multi-lingual staff is trained to pamper you with service you will find only at this boutique hotel.

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Nashville - Guesthouse International

Discover for yourself why Nashville’s GuestHouse Inn & Suites is one of the top lodging choices in Music City! This fantastic Nashville inn, located on Music Valley Drive, is less than a mile from the Grand Old Opry so you will be right in the middle of all the honky tonkin’ and fun! Features include a complimentary shuttle to the Gaylord Opryland Complex and airport, complimentary newspaper and deluxe continental breakfast, an outdoor hot tub, an indoor pool and more! You will find great dining options including favorites like Applebee’s and Cracker Barrel less than half a mile from Nashville inn, as well as an on-site coctail lounge.

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Nashville - Holiday Inn Express Downtown

The great new look and perfect downtown location coupled with the famous southern hospitality gives you a perfect formula for a memorable stay. Located in the heart of Music City, just a short walk away from the downtown entertainment attractions including the Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall of Fame, Wildhorse Saloon and Tennessee Titans. From the flat screen plasma TVs and micro-fridges in rooms to new outdoor patio overlooking vibrant Broadway Street, you will be planning your next trip back to Nashville before you leave.

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Natchez - Natchez Eola Hotel

The Natchez Eola Hotel is the only hotel in the National Historic Register. Relax in a place where time seems to stand still and where southern hospitality and charm are still alive. Whether you’re here for business or pleasure you will appreciate the convenient location of the hotel. Riverboat gambling, Ante Bellum homes, antique shops, great restaurants, nearby walking tours and near the grand village of the Natchez Indians, National Historical Park.

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New Orleans - Hampton Inn and Suites

Originally an early 1900s cotton mill, Hampton Inn and Suites New Orleans is within one mile of Riverwalk, Harrah’s, and Lafayette Square. Hampton Inn And Suites features a vast lobby and dining area with an adjoining outdoor pool deck. Meeting space with state of the art audio/visual services and in house catering is available.

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New Orleans - Sheraton New Orleans

This modern, 49-story smoke-free hotel is conveniently located on Canal St, where the restaurants and shops of the French Quarter meet New Orleans’ bustling Central Business District. The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel has a 24-hour health club, which offers cardio equipment and weights, a heated pool, a steam room and sauna, and licensed massage therapists. All the guestrooms ook out onto city or river vistas and come with oversized leather chairs, premium bedding, and wireless Internet access.

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Orlando - Courtyard by Marriott Lake Buena Vista

Centrally located to all of Orlando’s world famous attractions. This Courtyard by Marriott has 13 green acres include two outdoor pools and a playground. The on-site breakfast cafe features generous buffets. Conveniences include a 24-hour business center and high-tech fitness center. Guestrooms and suites offer premium bedding, including thick mattresses and custom comforters. Desks come with ergonomic chairs.

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Pensacola - Hampton Inn Cordova Mall

Enjoy the history as much as the recreation when you visit Pensacola, a coastal city whose historical roots have thrived along with a passion for the future. The Hampton Inn hotel offers the same sense of tradition and service. Hotel is located in the heart of Pensacola’s Cordova Business District. Pensacola area beaches have gorgeous white sand with emerald-green waters perfect for any watersport and all within minutes of this Pensacola hotel.

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Savannah - Four Points Sheraton Savannah Historic District

Steps from unique shops and charming cobblestone streets, this Savannah, Georgia hotel is set in the historic district and features a piano bar along with a library and smoke-free guestrooms. The Four Points by Sheraton Historic Savannah is only a short stroll from the popular Savannah Water Taxi, offering scenic cruises along the Savannah River. The Civil Rights Museum and the numerous shops and restaurants of Broughton Street are also only moments away. While staying at the Historic Savannah Four Points, guests can enjoy relaxing in the seasonal outdoor pool or dining at Eli’s Restaurant, located on-site. The hotel also features in-room flat-screen TVs as well as knowledgeable tour desk services.

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Tallahassee - Doubletree Hotel Tallahassee

The Doubletree Hotel Tallahassee is located in the heart of downtown Tallahassee and is within walking distance from Florida’s Capital Complex, the Florida Supreme Court, U.S. Federal Court, Leon County Courthouse, Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center, and many government offices and museums. This Doubletree hotel offers views of the city parks, friendly service and an unbeatable location with easy access to Florida State University and Florida A&M University. Luxurious guest rooms include all the comforts of home and must-have amenities for business and leisure travelers alike.