12 Ultimate Trips for Kids
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Only in the South ...can your little girl be transformed into a princess by a fairy godmother-in-training.
Only in the South…can you step back into a time when shag carpet and faux-fur bedspreads were all the rage.
Only in the South…can you race crabs (National Hard Crab Derby in Crisfield, Maryland, on Labor Day weekend).
Only in the South…can you ride on a vehicle that inspired A Streetcar Named Desire.
Only in the South…can you watch high school mariachi bands performing “Guadalajara” on a boat.
Only in the South…can you ride horses on a pristine beach that has been home to English settlers, French landowners, and turn-of-the- century American elite.
Only in the South…would anybody think to take a narrow cave, call it Fat Man’s Squeeze, and charge admission. Genius.
Only in the South...can you go to the beach and feel a tidal wave of patriotism.
Only in the South…can we claim that four of the last six Presidents have made their homes here.
Only in the South…can kids best experience American life―from a time before there was an America.
Only in the South…can you go to a salon and request “pageant hair” for your doll.
Only in the South…can you visit the Maya Lin-designed Civil Rights Memorial.
Ages 3-5: New Orleans streetcar, Blue Angels, River Walk
Ages 6-8: Walt Disney World Resort, Rock City, Colonial Williamsburg, American Girl
Ages 9-12: Horseback riding, Sun Studios and Graceland, D.C.’s museums
Ages 13-15: Blue crabs, Civil Rights Memorial Center