EAT, STAY, PLAY: HATTIESBURG
Grab a bite, along with a recording from your favorite musician at T-Bone’s Records and Café. Enjoy a table inside this music shop and restaurant combo or grab a seat on the patios and sample the hot and cold coffee concoctions, sandwiches, and salads all served in this fun setting with plenty of local flavor and pop-up live music.
For an authentic Thai cuisine experience, visit Jutamas Thai Restaurant. This casual establishment with a fine-dining aesthetic will surprise you with its attention to detail, décor and huge variety of menu items. Guests are welcome to enjoy whatever level of spice suits their tastes, but after 5 it starts to get hot!
Crescent City Grill offers made-from scratch, New Orleans inspired dishes and more than 900 wine labels. This family friendly Creole eatery from food writer and restauranteur Robert St. John provides a laid-back atmosphere for gourmet cuisine.
The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum is open to the public and free to all with a valid ID. Located at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, the museum holds more than 15,000 artifacts, representing all branches of military.
Take a stroll through the All-American Rose Garden, featuring 32 separate flower beds with unique hybrid roses. The garden is located on the University of Southern Mississippi’s campus, and is open year-round; blooming season is late spring and summer. Free admission.