While plenty of people have documented their journeys to all the Major League stadiums, theme parks, national parks, monuments, and presidential assassination destinations across this great land, we can think of no better adventure to take with your friends and family than finding the best, most unique, and authentically American barbecue eateries in the country. These are the places that serve the best brisket, ribs, and pulled pork, all in their own different, and largely regional styles. From New York to the midwest, the dirty south, Texas, and all the way to the west coast, whether they use lots of sauce or dry rub, the one thing all of these joints have in common is that they're all places meat lovers should make the trip to visit.
Scott's Bar-B-Que - Hemingway, SC
It’s tough to compete in North Carolina’s thriving barbecue scene, but Scott’s is the best example of great Carolina 'cue out there. Its crumbling exterior might drive away tourists, but this place is a must-visit for any barbecue purist. A family-run restaurant, Rodney Scott sources, fells, and splits all the wood he uses for his smoke pits. How’s that for badass barbecue?
What to Order: Go all out with a whole hog, and don’t forget a side of skins.
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