Travel guide to The South



Travel preparation


Best time to visit

The area is a pleasure to visit all year round. Most places have a tropical climate, which obviously means that it is hot all year. It also means that some places get very hot and very humid in the summer.

Local conditions


Time zone

When the time is 12.00 in the U.K., it is 07.00 in this area.

Culture and entertainment

Throughout the year there are hundreds of festivals in this area. The Festival International de Lousiane and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival take place in Louisiana in April. Mississippi has the B.B.King Homecoming Festival in June and the Slug Burger Festival in July, while Atlanta hosts the October Festival in October.

Accommodation / Hotel

The accommodation possibilities in the area are good. All towns have hotels in different price levels, motels, hostels, guesthouses and so forth. In spring, when the weather is perfect, it can be a good idea to book in advance. Furthermore, there are good opportunities to camp in the area, especially in the many state parks. Book your hotel in The South here

Local transport



Taxis operate in all cities. They can easily be hailed in the street, and they all use a taximeter.

Other transport

Buses and trains connect all towns in the area. Furthermore, there are domestic flights between all larger cities.
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