Alabama Newscenter: Alabama’s only Frank Lloyd Wright home houses history
August 28, 2017

His family’s home was designed by none other than America’s most celebrated architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. His room, like every other room in the house, had a door to the outside. He... Read more »

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Mirror: The best things to see and do in Alabama for a glimpse into US history including music icons, civil rights and the Space Race
August 28, 2017

“The intro you can hear on this record was by keyboard player Billy Powell sitting right here at this very piano,” he said. “And if you look over here,” he... Read more »

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Good eats: Trowbridge’s orange-pineapple ice cream worth the drive
August 28, 2017

Trowbridge’s is the oldest business in the city still operating in its original location. A dairyman named Paul Trowbridge opened the business in 1918 after falling in love with Florence... Read more »

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Southern Living: Our Favorite Engagement Spots in Every Southern State
August 28, 2017

Romantic doesn’t have to mean fancy. At this quiet park, you can choose from 60 campsites along the Tennessee River with plenty of shaded nooks for plopping down with a picnic... Read more »

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Southern Living: The South’s Best Coffee Shops
August 28, 2017

In the small, but progressive town of Florence, Rivertown has transcended its role as coffee shop and become something more of a city hall. Inside you’ll find musicians, fashion designers,... Read more »

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Southern Living: 15 Affordable Small Towns We Love
August 28, 2017

The cost of living in Florence is superb, with especially affordable real estate: “What I paid in rent in Birmingham is double what I pay for my mortgage here!” as... Read more »

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Conde Nast Traveler: The Best Places to Visit in August
August 28, 2017

Florence, Alabama Award-hogging designer Billy Reid is proud of his southern roots—specifically, growing up in rural Alabama. Though his career has drawn him to the rag trade’s hub, New York,... Read more »

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The Clarion-Ledger: Where’s America’s best hot dog? (Hint: It’s in the South.)
July 9, 2017

There are some things that can’t be explained. I can’t tell you how magnets work. I couldn’t begin to describe how black holes function, why people ever watched a television... Read more »

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BlogLovin’: Southern Stays: Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa
July 6, 2017

While we usually don’t feature chain hotels, the Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa in Florence, Alabama is unlike any other from the brand.

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Travel Weekly.co.uk: The US – Eight of the best music experiences
July 5, 2017

You know a studio has done some pretty serious business when it can count the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, Aretha Franklin and Lynyrd Skynyrd among the artists to... Read more »

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USA Today: Southern Towns with Real Character
July 2, 2017

Each of these stunning Southern towns are charming, historic, and full of character. Find gorgeous scenic views, elegant mansions, and tons of wildlife in these top-rated small towns. Take a... Read more »

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AL.com: 26 Reasons You Should Have a Shoals Getaway
June 30, 2017

You could make a weekend just out of exploring the Shoals’ musical history, but there’s a lot more to the area than that. There’s art. There’s history. And there’s lots... Read more »

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