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Cyber Monday is Coming!

Coming on Cyber Monday, December 1: Travel deals to destinations around Mississippi. With packages for hotels, dining, shopping, and more, you can book that getaway that you've been thinking about.  

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Greetings from the Governor

Welcome to the great state of Mississippi! Every region offers one-of-a-kind experiences that you can’t get anywhere else. We relish life in Mississippi and want to share our passion with you through song, literature, food and art...

Morgan Freeman (new/cropped)

Come On Down, Y 'all

Request a FREE printed or digital 2014 Mississippi tour guide that is full of ideas for planning your trip. You can also order free maps and other helpful travel materials.

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Mississippi Homecoming

It’s a year long, state-wide celebration of the people, the places, the music, arts, food and culture that make Mississippi unlike any other place on Earth. If you love the blues, this is where it all began. If you love real southern cooking, this is where you need to be. If you love Mississippi's great writers, artists and actors – the creative ambassadors of real Southern culture – this is the place for you. Explore a full listing of events and come on down!

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Featured Event

Christmas in Natchez

November 28 - January 1

In Natchez, the winter holidays begin the Friday after Thanksgiving with the annual Lighting of the Tree and continue through city-wide New Year's celebrations, including tours of beautifully lit and decorated historic homes, holiday concerts, candlelight carriage rides and more. 

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The United States of Thanksgiving: Mississippi's Recipe

New York Times

The Times picks a recipe that evokes each of the 50 states. Their pick for Mississippi: Ale-Braised Collard Greens with Smoked Ham Hock, using Mississippi-brewed ale. Enjoy!

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Dream Town: Ocean Springs
Coastal Living Magazine

"This hamlet on the Gulf is a confluence of Southern charm, thriving new businesses, and a stellar arts scene." Ocean Springs is Coastal Living’s featured Dream Town in its November 2014 issue.


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10 Famous Writers' Houses Worth Visiting
Mental Floss

#9 is William Faulkner's Rowan Oak in Oxford, where you can see the author's typewriter and the plot for his novel A Fable penciled on the wall.  


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