Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.
Recently, we rounded up the grande dames of Southern stays, from Greenbrier to Grove Park, that are once again in fashion thanks to fresh, new makeovers. But, we also found the five Southern escapes—all opened within the last 10 years—that are destined to become the next wave of classic resorts. The Inn at Palmetto Bluff Bluffton, SC, Opened: 2004 Preservation […]
Escape the heat, and hit the serene Treasure Coast of Florida for some aquatic reprieve and relaxation at Kimpton’s Vero Beach Hotel & Spa—a beachfront property in Vero Beach, Florida hosting 113 rooms and suites with direct access to the soft sands and cool Atlantic waves.
If the clear waters and white sand beaches beckon, now’s the time take that long weekend to the Emerald Coast that you’re summer-loving soul has been craving. The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, spans 2,400 acres, and features 1,300 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, and town homes.
It’s the first official day of summer! That means three full months of all the beach-loving, sun-soaking, waterhole dwelling you can take. To make sure you get the most out of your summer in the South, we have created the ultimate guide to the best cold treats, picnic spots, swimming holes, cool-weather clothes, and beachside hotels the South has to […]
Photo courtesy The Hotel George This summer book prime real estate at The Hotel George in Capitol Hill, just blocks from the Eastern Market and public transportation hub, Union Station. This 139-room boutique hotel is all modern elegance with contemporary art and sleek furnishings brightening the public spaces and guest rooms. You’ll feel right at home with the range of […]
Photo courtesy of Barton Creek Resort & Spa Going green has never felt as luxurious as it does at Barton Creek Resort & Spa located near Austin in the heart of Texas Hill Country. With four distinct, 18-hole courses, the property is a go-to for the serious club swingers. You can perfect your game with the help of the pro teachers […]
Photo courtesy LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort Get an updated taste of Old Florida in this luxury resort set on one of Naples’ only private beaches. All the rooms at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort—none smaller than 450 square feet—are decorated with a simple palate of beachy colors and wood accents that reflect the beauty of the unspoiled Gulf views […]
Photo by Kelsey Snell Staying at a fancy hotel can be thoroughly decadent and oh-so fun, but most of the time you just need a clean place to stay. Leave it to Chattanooga, one of the South’s most rugged and eco-progressive cities, to raise the bar on budget lodging. In the mix of the galleries and lofts in the revitalized Southside […]
Photo courtesy Florida’s Emerald Coast CVB We can’t help but be a tinge jealous when we see the pictures our travel editor Erin Street is Tweeting from her jaunt through the northern Gulf Coast (follow @ErinShawStreet to see what we mean). Endless blue waters, sugary white sand, and hour-old snapper for lunch—that’s just what beach living is all about. We help you […]