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  • An aerial view of Little Rock, Arkansas
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    Starting Point: Little Rock, Arkansas

  • Ozark Bathhouse on Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs, Arkansas
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    Unwind in Hot Springs, Arkansas

  • Greenville Bridge over the Mississippi River, Mississippi
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    Blues, Views and Delicious Eats in Greenville, Mississippi

  • Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi
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    Fresh Finds in Jackson, Mississippi

  • The Historic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama
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    Follow the Route to Civil Rights In Selma, Alabama

  • City lights in Mobile, Alabama
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    History and Revelry Along Alabama’s Gulf Coast

  • Sunset over the beach in Pensacola, Florida
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    Beach Time in Pensacola, Florida

  • Ziplining in Tallahassee, Florida
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    End Of The Road: Tallahassee, Florida

Show at the Bradfordville Blues Club in Tallahassee, Florida
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Southern States

  • Route distance:
    1,695 km
  • Suggested Time:
    1-2 weeks

Sea, sun and Southern living across four American states

If you’re looking to get off the beaten path in the U.S., take a drive along the Gulf Coast, where local diners, notable historic sites and sprawling beaches vie for your attention. What to bring: Light layers to accommodate the Southern heat and coastal breezes; your appetite for home cooking and blues music; and a relaxed attitude.

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