The holidays are among us and with them, CDC COVID-19 warnings about not traveling right now. But a vaccine is around the corner and readers will soon dream of spring getaways. Here are 12 warm and beautiful story ideas to help thaw winter's chill and jump start their planning. As always, we hope you'll find these helpful, and we wish you peace, joy and success as we head into a new year!

We’re in this together. Travel South USA wants to support your work by sharing story ideas from our Travel South USA state tourism offices in this newsletter. Each piece links to that state’s new TSUSA Media Room with contact information, photographs and other assets we hope you may find helpful. Whenever an idea does find its way into your work, please send us a link and/or tag TSUSA and the featured state tourism office so we may thank you and share your article or post with our partners and followers across social media.