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Charleston fits that traditional elegance like a silk glove. Phillips adds that couples are looking for outdoor options to entertain guests leading up to the wedding, and this port city has plenty of them, like paddle boarding through salt marshes, boat tours (including dolphin-watching adventures) and hiking. Phillips says she’s seeing a lot of interest in Tennessee too. “Price-wise, it’s really attractive. There’s that Southern hospitality. And people are really having fun with the food, you know biscuits and the brisket,” she says. Cities like Memphis and Nashville are alive with music, and the outdoors beckon guests throughout the state. Right now, she’s working on a wedding in Knoxville that’s taking place at a woodsy lodge, where guests have the option of tubing down a river or hiking to a waterfall as part of the weekend itinerary. The Keys are a popular choice for couples who want to feel as if they’re in the Caribbean, without actually leaving the U.S. — especially the further south you go on this string of islands, Phillips says. “People don’t have to get passports.
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