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 […]

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

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 and form the Confederate States of America […]


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 […]


EAT, STAY, PLAY: JACKSON In Jackson, “The City with Soul,” you can trace Mississippi’s evolution from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement, to the hub of music and culture it is today. The capital city offers world-class arts and […]


EAT, STAY, PLAY: HATTIESBURG Eat T-Bones Records & Cafe 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 […]


EAT, STAY, PLAY: CLEVELAND Eat The Warehouse Built in 1901, The Warehouse has carefully been restored to its original state with a rustic wood interior decorated with architectural salvage old doors, vintage signs, and movie posters. Its Southern fusion menu incorporates local […]

Explore Mississippi’s Living Museums – The Cultural Trails

As the birthplace of some of the most influential and talented musicians, writers, activists and entertainers in the world, Mississippi offers visitors an incredibly unique opportunity to not only visit significant locations, but to further explore and dive into their […]

Pivotal Civil Rights Sites: A 3-Day Itinerary

When Emmett Till was murdered in Money in 1955, Mississippians found themselves at the forefront of one of the most pivotal periods of American history. As this tragic event is widely considered the beginning of the modern civil rights movement, […]

Must-See Museums in Mississippi

With the dreary winter months upon us, what better time to take a day (or two) and explore Mississippi’s enlightening state-of-the-art museums. Mississippi is home to a number of museums, and visitors often have a hard time choosing which to […]