By Southern Living Editors

Once a year, we survey the Southern Living crowd to find out about your favorite places in the region. We learn so much about what you like, where you visit, and why you're always going back. Plus, we even find out about under-the-radar gems or off the beaten path treasures. The race is on for the 2018 South's Best Awards. Did your favorite spots make the list?

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Barbecue Joints, Beaches, Breweries, Cities, Festivals, Grocery Stores, Hotels, Restauramts, and Small Towns. The polls close on October 9, 2017, so make your vote count!