Museums of Mississippi History and Culture

Mississippi’s rich creative legacy and deep historical roots are on display in museums around the state celebrating the artistic achievements, from music to art to literature, of some of the world’s greatest talent. Take a tour of the galleries below […]

Iconic Civil Rights Locations in Mississippi

Following the horrifying death of Emmett Till and the assassinations of numerous civil rights activists, Mississippi became central to the modern American civil rights movement. These events ignited activists in the state to end oppression and seek equality. Dedicated to […]

Take a Tour of Mississippi’s Unique Attractions

Experience A Few of the Ways You Can Visit Mississippi Since becoming a state in 1817, Mississippi has been central to shaping America’s arts and culture – from its deep musical roots and compelling literary heritage to its world-class culinary […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: NATCHEZ

EAT, STAY, PLAY: NATCHEZ Natchez is one of the oldest continuous European settlements on the Mississippi River. Famous for its breathtaking homes and its historic tours, Natchez is a charming, walkable, and vibrant community. Named by Forbes in February 2021 […]

Mississippi Murals

The Public Art of the Magnolia State The art and culture of Mississippi is most often associated with the legacy of music and the culinary traditions of the region, but there is more to Mississippi’s art scene than our outstanding […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: VICKSBURG

Vicksburg is a place bursting at the seams with local culture, character, art, entertainment and outdoor adventure.  With sweeping views of the Mississippi River, Vicksburg blends Southern culture and history with exciting modern-day attractions. From four world-class casinos and upscale […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: TUPELO

From a truly unique buffalo park and one of the country’s most popular national parks to the birthplace of an international icon, Tupelo has something for everyone to get out and explore. Whether you want to feel the beat of […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: GREENWOOD

This is the region that inspired a culinary tradition that rose from humble roots to seduce the most discerning palates while simultaneously comforting the soul. It attracts artists, musicians, filmmakers, craftsmen, chefs, foodies, writers, storytellers, seekers, entrepreneurs, outdoorsmen, lovers, collectors, […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: STARKVILLE

For families, singles, and retirees, the Starkville community and adjacent Mississippi State University offer an abundance of places to see, events to attend, and activities to enjoy. The opportunities cover a multitude of interests from SEC sporting events, participatory sports, outdoor recreation, tours, rodeos, historical […]

Planning a Family Getaway to Mississippi

There’s nothing quite like a family vacation for enjoying the quality time together, away from the hustle of everyday life. As you consider your options for your next family getaway, Mississippi offers everything you need to make the most of […]

Guide to Civil War Battlefields in Mississippi

Guide to Civil War Battlefields in Mississippi Beginning on April 12, 1861, and ending on April 9, 1865, the American Civil War saw the Northern and Pacific states take on the Southern states that sought to secede from the union […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: OXFORD

EAT, STAY, PLAY: OXFORD Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Over the years Oxford has also […]