11 Best Long Weekend Southern Retreats


Summer is coming to an end and the vacation days are burning a hole in your pocket. It’s time to get away before school gets back in session and work starts to pick up. But who has the time or money to take a week-long, last second trip? Ain’t nobody got time for that! Luckily for you, the south is full of amazing small towns, back roads, and hidden haunts perfect for a weekend trip. With just two or three vacation days, you can get away, rest, relax, and recharge before the long days of summer come to an end.

These southern towns offer plenty of relaxation, culture, and adventure for those willing to find it.

1. San Antonio, TX

2. Natchez, MS

3. Knoxville, TN

4. Savannah, GA


5. Ponca, AR

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6. Gulf Shores, AL

7. Natchitoches, LA

8. Asheville, NC

9. Columbia, SC

10. South Walton, FL

11. Lexington, KY

Dusty Sullivan
A southern fella whose roots are in The Natural State and heart is in the outdoors

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