The best places to go camping in the South this fall

SUMMER MAY BE OVER, but head to the American South and you’ll find great places to camp deep into the fall months. From Florida to South Carolina, campgrounds have fewer crowds and plenty of space to set up a camp chair, light a campfire, and enjoy the fall season at a different pace than in the summer months….

Southern Hospitality

I decided beforehand that I would try not to use the phrase Southern Hospitality in describing my upcoming trip to the South. I have limited experience with Southerners–and have never been to any of the cities I’m visiting–so I planned to go into this trip with an open mind and find out first-hand if it’s…

The Southern Locavore

While the term “eating local” is a buzz phrase these days, I’ve found in my travels that it has different expressions in various areas of the U.S. So during my rail trip south, in each city I’ll take readers step-by-step through a journey of eating local. From a visit to the farmers’ market, a farm-to-table restaurant and interviews with farmers and…