Monroeville, Alabama

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Two giants of literature, Harper Lee and Truman Capote, grew up here as next door neighbors.

The gorgeous old courthouse will forever be the home of Atticus Finch. Visit here and be transformed.

Monroeville combines the conveniences and amenities of an urban lifestyle with the charm of a small town. Visitors come from all over the world to stroll the streets of this very special place.

Monroeville is nestled about halfway between Montgomery and Mobile and you'll find a full range of lodging options to suit your budget and lifestyle. Enjoy! 

 

Tupelo, Mississippi

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Elvis was born here in poverty, but soon absorbed the music of this gentle town and fulfilled his mission of teaching the world how to rock while making some spending money on the side.

Tupelo has a variety of lodging options and everywhere you go you feel the beat of live music. A great place to do some dancing! 

Tour the Elvis-themed Guitar Trail, spend down time checking out the local spots, and be sure to have some biscuits with a good helping of Tupelo honey!
 

 

Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida

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The best kept secret in Florida is the barrier island of Lauderdale-By-The Sea.

No high rise monstrosities, a small and diverse population, high quality of life and just beautiful.

Doc once lived here and the experience transformed him forever. Now life and love come first. A perfect vacation spot.

You don’t even need a car to enjoy this charming seaside village - everything you need for your beach vacation is conveniently located within a few steps of hotels, vacation rentals and other accommodations. 

 

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Greenville, South Carolina

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The Gourmet Highway leads to many cultural treasures like Greenville, the lovely South Carolina city that hosts "Euphoria," the acclaimed wine and food festival each September.

Greenville was recently in the news when Steve Martin and Martin Short performed at the Peace Center Concert Hall to an international audience via Netflix.

Greenville is the perfect mix of with its big city amenities and small town, relxed vibe. 

Bowling Green, Kentucky

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Doc is along The Gourmet Highway in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

The Everly Bothers said it best in a song: "A man in Kentucky sure is lucky to be down in Bowling Green."

Doc takes us on a tour of the gentle city just two hours away from Nashville that is home to America's Corvettes.

At the General Motors Corvette Assembly Plant, visitors can see the step-by-step production of America's favorite sports car.

The Corvette Museum includes one-of-a-kind prototypes, that were designed but never manufactured, among other Corvette memorabilia.

Bowling Green is geared for fun so one day just will not be enough! 

Knoxville, Tennessee

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The Gourmet Highway tours fabulous Knoxville this weekend. It's the headquarters of the Tennessee Valley Authority that manages the nearby pristine TVA lakes like Douglas Lake, a fisherman's paradise.

Knoxville is a wonderful, highly spirited city and on any given Saturday this fall, is covered in University of Tennessee orange.

Market Square in downtown Knoxville is loaded with everything from fresh fruits, veggies and even BBQ!

Knoxville nightlife is amazing, with live blues, bluegrass, jazz and more. Enjoy craft cocktails, theatre, music, opera, ballet, musicals.

Knoxville is a friendly town that makes you want to stay.

 

Cedar Key, Florida

This week Doc is visiting Cedar Key, Florida where he's having cocktails at the King Neptune Lounge which played a big role in Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville legend.

And he's doing some Florida clam-harvesting and eating some delicious chowders.

Cedar Key is a quiet island community nestled among many tiny keys on the Gulf Coast of Florida. With its natural beauty and abundant supply of seafood, this tranquil village is rich with the almost forgotten history of old Florida.

Smell those shrimp -- They're beginnin' to boil!