• Touring Mississippi’s Capital Region

  • Mississippi-Infused Holiday Cocktails

  • Thanksgiving in Mississippi

  • The MS Blues Trail 200 Playlist

  • 4 Day Road Trip on The Trace

  • Touring Mississippi’s Capital Region

    Mississippi’s capital city area has plenty of stories to tell. A history buff’s dream, the corridor from Jackson to the Mississippi River offers visitors historical landmarks, antebellum homes, Civil War battlefields and significant sites of the Civil Rights Movement. Foodie travelers will find cuisine to challenge traditional notions of Southern cooking and energize their taste …

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  • Mississippi-Infused Holiday Cocktails

    Mississippi is home to a growing number of distilleries and breweries crafting top-quality libations. This holiday season, pour a taste of Mississippi in your glass with these cocktails and brews sure to liven up any holiday gathering. Cathead Distillery’s Hot Toddy – Jackson, MS Cathead became Mississippi’s first legal distillery in 2010. Still owners Austin Evans …

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  • Thanksgiving in Mississippi

      Thanksgiving in Mississippi is a day for food, family, and football. Rev up your Turkey Day celebration with some unique and tasty recipes from some of our favorite Mississippi chefs. Roast Turkey with Anchovies from Regina Charboneau photo: Regina Charboneau Ingredients 16 to 18 lb turkey 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup Worcestershire Sauce 2 …

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  • Listen to the Mississippi Blues Trail 200 Playlist Now

    As Mississippi celebrates 200 years of statehood, the Mississippi Blues Trail reached a major milestone with its 200th marker for “Rocket 88.” The song is credited by many as the first rock ‘n’ roll recording. Blues, country and rock ‘n’ roll music are all rooted in the rich culture of Mississippi, the Birthplace of America’s …

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  • 4 Day Camping Road Trip along the Natchez Trace Parkway

    Day 1 Natchez, MS Spend the day doing the Natchez Pilgrimage Tour and exploring the historic buildings of Natchez. Start at the Natchez Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is a one-stop shop where you can buy tickets that will grant you access to the many antebellum homes featured on the Pilgrimage Tour. Here you can also view exhibits and watch …

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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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Road Trips + Itineraries

Touring Mississippi’s Capital Region

Whether you’re coming to Jackson to celebrate Mississippi’s bicentennial or looking for a great getaway, here’s how to spend a few days taking in sights old and new in Mississippi’s Capital Region.

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4 Day Camping Road Trip along the Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a window to many colorful chapters in America’s past, offering endless panoramic views that invite you to stop and drink them in…

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