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If you go

If you go . . .

Where to stay

Ashtons Bed & Breakfast

2023 Esplanade Ave.

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New Orleans


About 1 mile from the French Quarter, run by helpful innkeepers Karma and Patrick Ashton, who know the city well and serve terrific breakfasts. Rooms $179-$269.

Magnolia Springs Bed &


14469 Oak St.

Magnolia Springs, Ala.


Delightful, funny innkeepers; great Southern breakfast. Rooms $159-$209.

Gibson Inn

51 Ave. C

Apalachicola, Fla.


Large wraparound porch on this 1907 spot, more hotel than inn. Rooms $115-$145.

The Gastonian Inn

220 East Gaston St.

Savannah, Ga.


Very pretty and exceptionally friendly inn, housed in two Regency-Italianate-style mansions in the historic district. Cocktail hour in late afternoon, dessert after dinner. Rooms $169-$369.

Where to eat

Ba Mien Vietnamese Cuisine

13235 Chef Menteur Highway

New Orleans


Entrees $4.75-$29.50.

Jesse’s Restaurant &

The Cold Hole

14770 Oak St.

Magnolia Springs, Ala.


Entrees $18-$39.

The Hook Up Bar & Restaurant

200 8th St., Biloxi, Miss.


Entrees $8-$32.

Boss Oyster

123 Water St.

Apalachicola, Fla.


Entrees $10.95-$32.95.

Peg Leg Pete’s

1010 Fort Pickens Road

Pensacola Beach, Fla.


Entrees $9.95-$24.95.

Fins on the Beach

201 North Beachview Drive

Jekyll Island, Ga.


Entrees $10-$27.

Bacchanal Wine

600 Poland Ave.,

New Orleans


Entrees $8-$22.

Whaley’s Restaurant & Bar

2801 Myrtle St.,

Edisto Beach, S.C.


Entrees $16.95-$22.

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