6 | FOOD & TRAVEL SPRING
Road Trip - Natchez Trace Parkway
Natchez Trace Parkway covers 10,000 years of history.
Today, people can enjoy not only a scenic drive but also
hiking, biking, horseback riding and camping along the
parkway. Especially inviting are the Mississippi cities of
Natchez, Ridgeland and Tupelo.
Illinois is famous for deep dish pizza, but the array of food
found here can be daunting. Sample some of the state’s
ubiquitous popcorn or its famous pumpkin pie during your
Food Focused Vacations
According to a recent survey, almost 90 percent
of travelers indicate that food is a major reason for
choosing a particular destination. These food focused
vacations are sure to stir up your appetite.
America’s Ale Trails
Trekking from one brewery to the next in pursuit of
the perfect blend of barley and hops has become a
favorite pastime for many ale aficionados. America’s
Ale Trails are waiting to be explored.
Coatal cuisine takes on many definitions. For the most
part, however, it focuses on fresh, bright flavors that come
from the sea and the coastal landscape that allow the sim-
plicity of the ingredients to shine through.
With a year-long growing season in the southern part of the
state, coupled with renowned wine country up north,
California is ripe with adventure for foodies who love to travel.