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Golf Courses Nationally Ranked

Four Mississippi golf courses -- Fallen Oak, The Preseve, Dancing Rabbit (Oaks), and Grand Bear -- are ranked in Golfweek's top 100 courses in the nation.


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Interview with Catherine Lacey

Author Catherine Lacey talks with Visit Mississippi's Mary Margaret Miller about her debut novel, and how growing up in Mississippi has influenced her writing.

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Mississippi GRAMMY Nominations

Mississippi is well represented among the 2015 GRAMMY nominations! The February awards will be followed in September by the opening of the first satellite GRAMMY Museum, located in Cleveland, Miss.



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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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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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Featured Event

50th Anniversary of Christmas on Deer Creek

Through December 31st | Leland

What used to be a one-weekend event is being stretched across multiple weekends in December for the 50th anniversary. In addition to Christmas floats, this year’s Christmas on Deer Creek will include pop-up stores in downtown Leland, carriage rides, and tours of homes. 

Saturday, December 20: Carriage Rides and Caroling


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Meat and Three and Ten Dollars' Worth of Regular
The Bitter Southerner

On two-lane highways up and down the Mississippi Delta, the gas station has become the local restaurant. And the home of some great Southern cooking. 


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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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