Julie Mayo

Recent Posts By Julie Mayo

An Idyllic Haven in the Lowcountry

Just the drive through the lush, idolized Lowcountry of Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina is enough to melt away any cares. Whether you’re seeking a weekend girlfriend getaway or a quiet romantic escape, Palmetto Bluff is just as magical as it looks in photographs. A haven for any traveler seeking refuge underneath a canopy of Spanish moss, Palmetto Bluff was also […]

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Sit A Spell At Monmouth Historic Inn

With the beauty of 26 acres of manicured gardens as its backdrop, Monmouth Historic Inn is the modern portrait of the antebellum mansions in history books. Monmouth is where you’ll find guests enjoying a relaxing afternoon on the veranda sipping a Mint Julep or perusing the grounds full of fresh blooms. Built in 1818, the inn hosts 16 luxury suites […]

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A Bayou Stay in the New Year

If you’re already begging for a restart button after a busy holiday “vacation,” this Southern Living Hotel Collection property offers relaxation with open arms. Located just 30 miles outside of New Orleans, The Southern dubs itself as the hub of hospitality in the quaint town of Covington, Louisiana. In 2011, new owners reopened the doors of this 1907 landmark, unveiling […]

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A Rejuvenating Weekend at the Willcox

If you need a comfortable escape during the holidays, look no further than The Willcox – an Aiken, South Carolina retreat that is also a member of our Hotel Collection. The Willcox shared three ways to relieve stress in the midst of all the prepping, hosting, baking, and gift buying this holiday season entails: 1. Melt away cares at the […]

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B&B with Southern Living’s Hotel Collection

There’s not quite a place like Appalachia in the fall. Nestled near Asheville and Brevard, North Carolina, the Bed & Breakfast on Tiffany Hill is a haven for travelers seeking crisp mountain air and fall color. It’s also the first bed & breakfast to land a spot on our Southern Living Hotel Collection. Have your choice of seven guest suites […]

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“Holiday” at The Hermitage Hotel

If you haven’t already, now is the time to start planning and booking holiday travel. Whether you need an upscale escape or venue for your holiday soirée, Nashville’s Hermitage Hotel has enough flair to make your downtown Music City stay truly special. A hallmark of Nashville, the Hermitage is rooted in a glamorous past – in fact, it was first […]

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Fancy a Dreamy Stay at The Duke?

  Serenity awaits at The Duke Mansion. Nestled in one of Charlotte’s historic neighborhoods, the mansion and four and a half acres of surrounding gardens make this an iconic North Carolina oasis. A member of our Hotel Collection, The Duke Mansion exudes Southern hospitality and elegance, from the black and white tiled floors to the screened in porches. You’ll find […]

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Spend a Night at This Knoxville Treasure

Searching for a quick weekend escape this fall? Look no further than The Oliver Hotel – a Knoxville, Tennessee icon located in the heart of the city’s Market Square. From the moment guests walk in, they’ll feel the boutique hotel’s eclectic edge. This Southern Living Hotel Collection property boasts 28 guest rooms, a “speakeasy library,” and Oliver Royale – a […]

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Discover Autumn Bliss at Whitestone Country Inn

This picturesque lakeside property, located near Knoxville, Tennessee, may be just the reality to all your blissful autumn dreams. Nestled on 360 secluded acres, Whitestone Country Inn is a haven for those desiring a dazzling retreat, full of fall color. Crisp, cool air will welcome you on your drive up East Tennessee’s rolling hills to this Southern Living Hotel Collection […]

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Go Back in Time at The Twelve Oaks

What was the inspiration in the Gone With The Wind film for Ashley’s home, Twelve Oaks, is now a recently renovated antebellum mansion for guests to experience. This Southern Living Hotel Collection bed and breakfast combines both modern conveniences and its antebellum roots in a seamless fashion. Located just thirty minutes outside of Atlanta, the mansion consists of eight guest […]

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