AP Style follows the standard English practice of capitalizing proper nouns.
|They stayed with Uncle John at Gracious Living Inn on the shore of Grenada Lake while on vacation in the South.|
|Capitalize the names of particular people, places or things. (Proper nouns.) In the above example, “shore” and “vacation” are common nouns.|
|They stayed with my uncle at a hotel on the south end of a peaceful lake.|
|Lowercase descriptions and general categories.