Getting ready to come to the United States? Every region of the United States has something unique to offer, so get ready to explore! Here’s an insider’s guide to the best of what this region in America has to offer - a list of the Top 10 Things To Do in the South.
Experience Jazz Culture
In New Orleans, Louisiana, duck into a club in the French Quarter, catch a brass band parade, or throw a quarter to the street performers on the corner in the birthplace of Dixieland.
Cool Off with Some Sweet Tea
Kick back in a hammock or lawn chair and enjoy this classic Southern beverage – the perfect addition to any lazy afternoon.
Visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Learn about the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and civil rights leaders from both America and abroad at this institute in Alabama.
Rock Out in Austin
Whether you visit an outdoor festival, or one of the nearly 100 venues that feature live music each night, strap on your dancing shoes and get down in The Live Music Capital of the World, located in Texas.
Discover your Favorite Style of BBQ
Maybe you’ll like South Texas’ sweet, smoky sauces – maybe you’ll prefer the chopped beef or pork of East Texas. Eat your way across the Lone Star State on a food tour to find out which you like best!
Go to a Rodeo
Cheer on contestants at one of these Texan events as they ride bucking broncos and wrangle wild steers. If you really want to look the part, think about springing for a pair of cowboy boots.
Take a Steamboat Ride Down the Mississippi River
Get aboard one of these cool, steam-powered paddleboats and learn about the history of the River while taking a relaxing cruise.
Tour a Historical Southern Plantation
Walk the grounds of one of these magnificent farming properties while learning about plantations and the region’s history. Many of the best examples are located in the Deep South, including Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.
People Watch on South Beach in Miami
Everyone from models to movie stars to local eccentrics flock to the white sands of Miami Beach in Florida. Stake out a spot, sit back, and enjoy the show!
Tour the Coca–Cola Headquarters
Located in Georgia, enjoy interactive exhibits, a 4–D theater, watch the actual bottling process, and step inside the vault that holds Coke’s secret formula.