• Cruisin’ the Coast Weekend

  • Top Haunted Places in MS

  • Take a Natchez Pilgrimage

  • Five Music Must-Sees

  • History & Heritage Itinerary

  • Hot Picks for Cruisin’ the Coast Weekend

    Star power and sock hoppin’ from Ludacris to Chubby Checker will draw tens of thousands of people to the Mississippi Gulf Coast through October 8 during Cruisin’ the Coast week 2017. America’s Largest Block Party turns 21 as more than 8,000 expected classic cars and trucks join the celebration in cities all down the strip. …

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  • 8 Haunted Places in Mississippi

    Mississippians are born storytellers, and ghost stories are no exception. Scary legends, eerie occurrences and mysterious reports of the supernatural haunt our state. We’ve gathered a few of Mississippi’s scariest places to gear up for the spookiest time of the year, but these are just a few. You can find local accounts of the paranormal …

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  • How to Make the Most of Your Natchez Pilgrimage

    More than a dozen historic Natchez homes will welcome guests for tours of autumn grounds and gardens, lavish furnishings and period architecture during this year’s annual Natchez Fall Pilgrimage, September 22 through October 9. Visitors attracted by National Historic Landmark homes in Greek Revival and Federal styles, dating into the late 1700s and early 1800s, …

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  • Five Music Must-Sees for Delta Festival Season

    Late summer in the Mississippi Delta means cooler temperatures, the glow of fireflies and live music. Greenville, Miss., will attract tens of thousands of music fans to two of the region’s biggest music festivals in September, touting acts such as Grammy Award® winner Bobby Rush and two-time Americana Music Association award winning Shovels & Rope. …

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  • History, Heritage and Home Town

    DAY 1 TUNICA TO CLARKSDALE–48 miles CLARKSDALE TO CLEVELAND–36 miles CLEVELAND TO GREENWOOD–44 miles Begin in the Mississippi Delta, Gateway to the Blues. Here you can explore the new Tunica RiverPark, showcasing the life and history of the Mississippi River. The Tunica Queen, a riverboat that gives you an up close look at the mighty …

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Arts & Music

There must be something magic in this land. Every corner of the world has its own signature music, art and literature, but Mississippi has a depth of cultural richness that few regions can rival.

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Entertainment & Events

Throughout the state, you’ll find opportunities to enjoy a fun-filled day or a night on the town. Whether you’re looking to see big national acts in music or comedy, find a family-friendly event or hear local bluesmen jam at a juke joint, you’ll uncover plenty of entertainment options during your stay.

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Food & Drink

Food and drink are at the core of Mississippi culture and history. There’s a saying around here: “Food brings people together at the community table.”

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History & Culture

Mississippi is steeped in history and heritage and is regarded as a unique and rich intersection of history, architecture, commerce, culture, and the arts.

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Sports & Outdoors

Mississippi offers some of the best sports facilities in the south. Our cities offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues that are geared toward families and offer activities for everyone. Whether you’re interested in youth sports venues or professional baseball, hockey or golf, check out our sports information page where you’ll find a detailed schedule of upcoming events.

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Trip Planner

From the wide and wondrous Delta to Gulf Coast beaches and all points between, start here to plan your next trip to Mississippi.

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Road Trips + Itineraries

African American Heritage

You’ll start your adventure in Clarksdale, the former home of many blues greats, and over 6 days will experience…

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History, Heritage and Home Town

Get a taste of Mississippi Heritage & History as you travel from the Delta to Vicksburg to…

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Antebellum South & Civil War Tour

Your tour of magnificent mansions, antique shops & Civil War battlefields begins in Natchez and continues…

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