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Exploring the natural wonders of the Southern US

Exploring the natural wonders of the Southern US

Travel South USA recently teamed up with leading influencers and photographers Amelia Le Brun, Amy Shore, Federico Penta, James Norbury, and Guy Davies to highlight the many incredible outdoor adventures you can enjoy in the southern states of America. From the vast Appalachian Mountains to the near-million acres of swampland at Atchafalaya Swamp, Travel South USA offers a gateway to countless lesser-trodden natural wonders.


Enjoy an otherworldy experience as you canoe through Red River Gorge

(Amy Shore)

Anchored by the rugged Appalachian Mountains in the east and hugged by the Ohio River in the north, the Bluegrass State is an outdoor-adventurer hot spot. It’s home to one of the seven wonders of the new world – the labyrinthian Mammoth Cave – and the Cumberland Falls State Park, a hiker’s haven with 17 miles of winding trails that meander through lush forest and towering waterfalls. You’ll find 25 trail towns encouraging long-distance adventures and exploration through Kentucky’s thousands of trails and wild topography. Deep in the Daniel Boone National Forest, the Red River Gorge is world-famous for rock climbing, canoeing, hiking, biking and camping; Red River Gorge Cabins are the perfect choice for those looking for a place to rest their head. If you prefer to get your heart-thumping, Black Mountain Offroad Adventure Area, located in the breathtaking mountains of Harlan County, offers 7,000 acres of off road trails and treetop zip

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Chase the waterfalls at Gorges State Park as you hike through the winding forest trails

(Amelia Le Brun)

Mighty mountains, endless coastline and sandy shores are just a few of the things you can expect on a trip to North Carolina. The Tar Heel State is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and travellers who yearn for outdoor adventures. Get stuck into fly fishing at Maggie Valley or get up close to the elk of Cataloochee, who saunter freely in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Do go chasing waterfalls at Gorges State Park, the gateway to North Carolina’s most beautiful falls, where miles of hiking trails wind through thickets and forest. Cool off in the northwest waters at Lake Toxaway, where ample swimming, boating, canoeing and watersports await. Rather stick to dry land? Head to Transylvania County, nicknamed the Land of Waterfalls, where hundreds of gravel biking trails allow you to adventure even deeper into the

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