Experiences

Looking to dig a little deeper into Mississippi’s unique experiences, hotspots, and events? We’ve curated some of our favorite travel opportunities right here for you.

10 Best Live Music Venues in Mississippi

Mississippi is known as “The Birthplace of America’s Music,” and that title still holds true today. The state that produced talents such as Elvis Presley, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Jimmie Rodgers and many other music legends has some of the […]

Mississippi Road Trip: Greenwood

Just 25 miles west of major artery Interstate 55, the city of Greenwood, Mississippi, offers an easily accessible, off-the-beaten-path escape. In the heart of the Mississippi Delta, the small city of Greenwood is home to a number of luxurious establishments, […]

Eat, Stay, Play: Natchez

Natchez is the oldest continuous settlement on the Mississippi River, celebrating its tricentennial in 2016 with events all year. Lonely Planet named it #2 on its list of 10 best destinations in America, describing the 444-mile Natchez Trace as “the state’s cycling and recreational jewel.” […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: TUPELO

Tupelo is known by music fans the world over for its most famous native son: Elvis Presley. With fresh, local food and a tradition of live music, Tupelo has plenty to offer its visitors. The city recently committed $11.5 million […]

Natchez Brewing Company

Natchez Brewing Company is located at 207 High Street, in historic downtown Natchez, Mississippi. Natchez is known as the oldest established city on the Mississippi River, and the hub of the steamboat era. We are proud of our city, proud […]

Chandeleur Island Brewing Company

Chandeleur (“shan-duh-leer”) Island Brewing Company was started by Cammack Roberds and Cain Roberds from The University of Southern Mississippi. Their love of beer began in the 90’s, which eventually lead to homebrewing, and an endless pursuit of finding the best […]

4 Day Camping Road Trip along the Natchez Trace Parkway

Day 1 Natchez, MS Spend the day doing the Natchez Pilgrimage Tour and exploring the historic buildings of Natchez. Day 2 Natchez to Rocky Springs – 60 Miles Day 3 Rocky Springs to Jeff Busby – 150 Miles Day 4 Jeff Busby to […]

Mississippi Road Trip: Tunica

Any visit to Tunica, Mississippi, will likely become a Highway 61 road trip. Known as the “blues highway,” this strip of asphalt winding through the Mississippi Delta has inspired numerous musicians and may stoke your creative fires too. Here’s how […]

Five Music Must-Sees for Delta Festival Season

Late summer in the Mississippi Delta means cooler temperatures, the glow of fireflies and live music. Greenville, Miss., will attract tens of thousands of music fans to two of the region’s biggest music festivals in September, touting acts such as […]

Tamales to Try in Mississippi

As any dedicated foodie will attest, whenever two great culinary cultures meet, the results are nothing short of irresistible. Such is the case with the Mississippi Delta hot tamale. For more than 100 years, the tamale has been a staple […]

An Inside Guide to the World’s Biggest House Party

The best parties tend to just happen—and when they’re really good, people keep coming back. For more than a century, the Neshoba County Fair has been the perfect place to spend the dog days of summer. What started as a meeting of […]

Slide Down the Slugburger Trail

First, let’s get one thing out of the way—a slugburger is not what the name suggests. This peculiar-sounding staple of northeast Mississippi cuisine dates to the Great Depression, when locals began adding extenders to meat. The patties, made of mixtures […]