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 […]

Explore Civil Rights History in Mississippi

Civil rights full room exhibit in museum

Historic civil rights sites such as the home of Medgar Evers in Jackson are memorialized on the Mississippi Freedom Trail, a network of more than two-dozen markers where visitors can witness how pivotal events in Mississippi changed the world. Now, […]

African American Heritage

Day 1 CLARKSDALE TO MOUND BAYOU–24 miles MOUND BAYOU TO CLEVELAND–10 miles CLEVELAND TO GREENVILLE–36 miles Start your adventure in Clarksdale, the former home of blues greats W.C. Handy, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, and Howlin’ Wolf. Head for the Clarksdale […]

Antebellum South & Civil War Tour

DAY 1   NATCHEZ Prior to the Civil War, Natchez was home to more millionaires per capita than New York City. Begin in Natchez, with its more than 500 antebellum homes, churches, and public buildings. Prior to the Civil War, […]

Native Americans – The Original Mississippians

Mississippi, once home to a greater variety of indigenous tribes than any other southeastern state, is celebrating its Native American heritage during the month of July. Though many people are familiar with places throughout the state that hold Native American […]