Southern hospitality is one of those things that helps this part of the country stand out as a potential destination for people looking for a new vacation spot, and this is certainly reflected in the high-quality accommodation that is available throughout the region. There are also plenty of great attractions that make such trips worthwhile, and the climate is often quite favorable too. When it comes to finding somewhere to stay, the Hipmunk Hotels website offers a good selection of upmarket hotels and comfortable AirBnB rentals to give you some great ideas of places to stay.
Spring Hill, Florida
One of the biggest attractions to enjoy in Spring Hill is the lovely Pine Island Beach, which has plenty of wildlife and sea birds, while you can also enjoy the pleasant Nature Coast Botanical Gardens with their varied plant life. While there are only a few places to stop in Spring Hill, with top of the range Spring Hill hotels limited, there are some great Airbnb rentals including waterfront homes available to rent which can make a great base from which to explore.
This large cosmopolitan city has a wealth of things to do during your visit, with several sites from the history of the civil rights movement, while the World of Coca-Cola is a museum dedicated to the popular soft drink. There is also a great cultural scene with lovely architecture and a range of arts venues to visit too. There are some great hotel options in Atlanta for those looking for a little pampering, with the Loews Atlanta Hotel having a stunning on-site restaurant and grand rooms.
Durham, North Carolina
Home to the famous Duke University where you can find the stunning Duke Chapel, this city is particularly of interest to nature lovers and scientists, with a large collection of lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center, while the Museum of Life and Science has some great interactive exhibits. If you are looking for luxury Durham hotels, the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club is a superb hotel with elegant rooms and wonderful facilities.
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
There is no doubt about the biggest attraction to be found in this Tennessee town, with the theme park Dollywood which is owned and themed upon the life and music of country music star Dolly Parton. Whether you are visiting Dollywood or heading to another of the attractions, there are some great Pigeon Forge hotel options for you, with the Riverstone Resort and Spa offering beautiful accommodation, a spa and a fantastic swimming pool.
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio is a great destination for history buffs, with the Alamo being its most famous attraction, while there is also a network of four Spanish frontier missions to visit, and the big attractions of Six Flags Fiesta Texas and SeaWorld. Like any major city, San Antonio hotels have a great range of accommodation, with those closest to the city center being particularly popular.
If you’re looking for upmarket accommodations across the Southern United States, these destinations offer plenty of choices.