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.

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 […]

6 Mississippi Date Night Spots

Locals know where to spend some time out with friends, or with that special someone. Whether you go for a first date or a weekly date night, check out these unique hangout spots in each region of the state. Ranging […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: INDIANOLA

When most people stroll into Indianola, they’ve got two things on their mind- Mississippi Blues and B.B. King. As the place where Riley B. King grew up and later claimed as home on stages around the world under his new name “Beale Street Blues […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: GREENWOOD

Beginning where the rolling hills meet the lush flatlands, Greenwood is in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. It’s history, as striking as its landscape, will continue to fascinate generations.  From three graves marking the resting place of a blues icon, to […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: LAUREL

Experience a true Mississippi treasure, from its oak-lined streets to its turn-of-the-century homes, Laurel is a charming and gracious southern town. Located in the southeast region of Mississippi known as the Pine Belt, the city of Laurel was originally established in 1882. […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: MERIDIAN

Situated at the crossroads of the I-20/I-59 corridor, the city of Meridian was established as a railway town in the 1860s and has grown into a vibrant community full of history, culture, and natural beauty. Home to Jimmie Rodgers, the Father of Country […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: OCEAN SPRINGS

With more than 200 independent shops, galleries, restaurants and nightlife, the Ocean Springs community captures the small town charm with its walkability, white sand beaches, and year round activity. EAT: Start your day with brunch at Bayview Gourmet, located near the Ocean Springs Chamber […]

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 been known for offering exceptional culinary […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: COLUMBUS

Founded in 1821 on the banks of the Tombigbee River, Columbus is the perfect destination for anyone who appreciates classic architecture, literature, good food, and a friendly atmosphere. The city’s roots date back nearly 200 years and now thrives on its rich […]