These 7 Music Festivals Are Worth a Road Trip


The Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama (May)

Ideal for beach-goers who want to catch some shows without ever leaving the sand, the Hangout Music Festival will be held for three days right on the coast of Gulf Shores, Ala. Festival-goers stay in condos and hotels, and the vibe is a big spring break dance party on the beach, and the festival features top 40 acts. Water access is limited, but it’s easy to cool off with frozen drinks and breezy, ocean-side hammocks. Hangout veterans recommend stopping by Lulu’s or Bill’s by the Beach for seafood and drinks at better prices. And don’t forget a bag for your sunscreen and sandals. Read the full article