Lake Lure Inn is one of North Carolina’s landmark hotels. It has hosted many celebrities; F. Scott Fitzgerald, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Emily Post, Calvin Coolidge and Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey during the filming of “Dirty Dancing”.
Chihuly at The Biltmore is a colossal and kaleidoscopic show. It is the first ever exhibition in the Biltmore’s magnificent gardens. It’s a visual experience, an absolute must-see presentation of unparalleled artistic expression. Dazzling in daylight, it takes on an entirely new dimension at night when you experience the brilliance and beauty of these awe-inspiring marvels of color, with light and shadows
It has often been said that you have not experienced New Orleans until you have spent a night in the French Quarter. Prices vary based on the quality of the hotel you choose and the date of your visit, but experience is always the same. Come experience the joix de vivre that is the French Quarter of New Orleans.
This is a deluxe visit to Mississippi’s Gulf Coast. You have the finest accommodations in town, enjoy superb and unique meals, each complete with a real Southern Experience. Learn how to catch shrimp and what a shrimp boil is. Learn about Cajun spices at the New Orleans School of Cooking, and enjoy Beavoir’s Confederate Era Dinner. Biloxi Tours don’t get any better than this.
Can you believe it’s been 22 years since Forrest Gump sat on that bench and told us “life is like a box of chocolates?” It was in July 1994, that this slow, but sweet character played by Tom Hanks entered theaters—and our hearts. At U S Tours, we thought today, “for no particular reason” that we could celebrate and remember the simple life of Forrest, while touring movie sites, while eating shrimp, and while discovering the Southern beauty of Savannah and Beaufort – two towns that “goes together like peas and carrots.”
Alabama’s Black Belt is named for the color of the soil, but it’s said, “The Culture is as Rich as the Land.”
It was indeed a hotbed of Civil Rights activity and the 1965 The Selma March was a huge event in American History. But, The Black Belt also holds the art and culture of the Old South, preserved for you to see. Come feel it, taste it and hear the story of Selma.
Charleston is a magnificent city, steeped in history, brimming with high culture and art, and boasting some of the South’s finest cuisine. Ride a carriage over the cobbled streets, cruise to Fort Sumter, and explore your choice of elegant Plantations.
This tour of Lafayette and St. Martinville, LA features narrated touring, Atchafalaya Swamp tour, Acadian Village tour, Rip Van Winkle Gardens & Avery Island Jungle Gardens, Evangeline’s Grave and much more.
Cajun Country is transformed into a winter wonderland during the holiday season as Acadiana present festivals of light, parades, tours of homes and holiday events. Then head to New Orleans for two nights and celebrate the holidays with a traditional French Creole Holiday Dinner and millions of twinkling lights in the holiday exhibit, “Celebration in the Oaks.”
You see the city that is arguably the “Capitol of the New South. Then the next day you learn of the genteel life before the war, as well as events during it on a tour titled, “Gone With the Wind.” Come, Discover how the Old South has influenced this modern city.