Finding unique ways to celebrate while you are on vacation is a great way to enjoy your time more with your friends and family. This month has a number of reasons to celebrate. From Memorial Day to Mothers Day, there are many days in which you can enjoy a good celebration in May. In addition to those days you may be used to, May is also known by another name in the US. Known as national barbecue month, this is a great time to get out and enjoy the wonderful warm weather and a great barbecue.
Outdoor cooking has been a part of life for thousands of years. Once done out of necessity, today, barbecue has become a way for families and friends to get out and enjoy the beautiful summer weather. In addition to the fun of an outdoor barbecue, many people also enjoy barbecue for the health. Next time you plan your next vacation, add in a good old fashioned barbecue as a way to further enhance your time. Below are a few great places known for their barbecue. Tradewinds Vacations invites you on a barbecue in May. Celebrate national barbecue month in some of the most popular destinations for barbecue with Tradewinds Vacations.
A Virginia Historical barbecue – First mentioned in the early 1600’s, the first barbecue mentioned was by George Washington in Alexandria VA, so making the top of our list as great places to barbecue is Virginia.
Traditional barbecue In Tennessee – Part of the historic barbecue region, Tennessee barbecue is known for it traditional Pork barbecues.
Barbecue in Texas – Four types in one. Texas is so large it actually encompasses four completely different styles of barbecue, they are:
East Texas Style – the region between Interstate 45 as the western border linking Dallas and Houston, the Louisiana border as the eastern border, the Oklahoma border as the northern border, and Galveston Bay shores as the southern border.
Central Texas Meat Market Style – Texas Hill Country
West Texas Cowboy Style – Southwestern quadrant of the United States that encompasses the arid and semi-arid lands in the western portion of the state.
South Texas Barbacoa – Region that lies roughly south of San Antonio.
Whether you crave traditional or fancy, dramatic, sweet, sour or hot, a good barbecue is a great way to enjoy your friends and family. When you plan your next vacation, whether just for the weekend or for more, to the South or the North, plan a barbecue and the history that goes along with it is this, National barbecue Month with Tradewinds Vacations. Enjoy all your vacations and travels with Tradewinds Vacations, learn more about destinations and tips on travel with us as your partner in travel.