Julie Mayo

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Come to Court in New Orleans

If you find yourself in need of a little luxury, look no further than the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans. Just a short five minute stroll in the historic French Quarter will bring you to this Southern Living Hotel Collection property. Walking through the front doors, you’ll feel the sense of your own private haven – a definite contrast […]

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Escape, Unwind, and Indulge at The Inn at Willow Grove

  Photo: innatwillowgrove.com If hot, French press coffee and homemade beignets delivered to your door sounds like the perfect way to start your day (and let’s not forget a personal butler at your “beckon call”), you may want to book your next trip to the Virginia foothills. The Inn at Willow Grove offers the kind of serenity that an escape […]

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Find Sophisticated Charm in Little Rock

If Little Rock, Arkansas wasn’t already on your Southern bucket list, you should go ahead and mark this town down on your list of places to visit (even if your only reason is to stay at this treasured classic featured above!). The moment you pull up to the Capital Hotel, you’re immediately greeted with an old-world charm steeped in local […]

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Blackberry Farm’s Fall Anniversary Event Lineup

Photo: Blackberry Farm 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of Blackberry Farm, a cherished Southern Living Hotel Collection member in Walland, Tennessee. The picturesque, 4,200-acre estate combines rustic and refined effortlessly, making it a favorite retreat for an escape to the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. This fall, Blackberry Farm has a jam-packed calendar of events to celebrate their “Blackberry […]

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Don’t Forget! Enter to Win a Road Trip from Southern Living!

There is less than a week left to enter our Hotel Collection giveaway, so don’t miss your chance to win: A 9-DAY TRIP FOR TWO including accommodations at up to three Southern Living Hotel Collection properties of their choice throughout the South, and a $500 GIFT CARD! Make sure to visit southernliving.com/roadtrip before August 1, 2016. Our Hotel Collection members […]

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Pamper Your Pet at Barnsley Resort

Photo: Barnsley Resort If you’re still searching for the perfect summer escape, but can’t bear to leave your pup at home, Barnsley Resort is your answer – no dog sitter needed. From July 29 through August 28, Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, Georgia, is hosting Pampered Pets Weekends. The special pet weekends include: Luxurious pet-friendly rooms stocked with thoughtful touches for […]

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Enter to Win the Ultimate Southern Road Trip

We’re thrilled to send one lucky reader on the Ultimate Southern Road Trip! Presented by the Southern Living Hotel Collection and crafted by our editors, this sweepstakes is one you won’t want to miss. Here’s the winning prize: A 9-DAY TRIP FOR TWO including accommodations at up to three Southern Living Hotel Collection properties of their choice throughout the South, […]

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Pack Your Boots! We’re Headed to Nashville September 2-5!

Need plans for Labor Day weekend? Plans or not, we have an editor-curated NASHVILLE NOW weekend that you won’t want to miss. To toast to our 50th anniversary, we’re teaming up with Music City for a weekend celebrating the best of Nashville – from the tantalizing culinary scene to the city’s iconic honky-tonk sounds. The weekend is essentially a front […]

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Sink Your Feet Into White Sand This Summer

Photo: oneoceanresort.com If you didn’t happen to spend the Fourth of July oceanfront (or even if you did!), it’s not too late to plan an escape (or another escape) to the coast. Picture blue, clear water and and a white, sandy beach just steps away from your room. At One Ocean Resort in Atlantic Beach, Florida, you can find just […]

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5 Days in the Outer Banks

Photo: sanderling-resort.com Through July and August, Sanderling Resort is offering guests a special offer – buy four nights and enjoy the fifth night complimentary. Duck, North Carolina presents a stunning backdrop to this Outer Banks resort that’s also a member of our Southern Living Hotel Collection. To help you plan your trip, Sanderling outlined a full five day itinerary here, […]

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