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.

Nine Can’t Miss Holiday Photo-Ops in Mississippi

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and a cheery family photo during the holidays is worth at least 10 times that much. If you’re looking for a place to grab a photo for this year’s Christmas card […]

5 Mississippi Influencers to Follow Now

If you really want to get to know Mississippi, then it’s probably high time for a road trip. But if a visit simply isn’t in the cards just now, the best way to see the state is through the lens […]

Mississippi’s Sports Icons

Get to Know Mississippi’s Sports Icons Through Some of the Places That Shaped Their Careers Walter Payton The legendary NFL running back was born in Columbia, Mississippi, and played for Jackson State University in Mississippi’s capital city. After earning a […]

The Magnolia State and NASA

As humanity reaches for the stars, the role Mississippi plays in the space program is an exciting look at the past success of the space program and the future that the Magnolia State is helping to create. From the astronaut […]

Visiting Mississippi’s Top Literary Landmarks

You can’t discuss American literature without mentioning the contributions of some of Mississippi’s greatest writers. Mississippi was home to some of the world’s most iconic authors, including William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and Tennessee Williams. To pay homage to these icons, […]

Top Places to Boat in Mississippi

Home to one of the most famous bodies of water in the world, along with seemingly endless lakes and reservoirs, the Magnolia State offers locals and travelers a wide range of fun and thrilling boating adventures. And with beautiful weather […]

Cycling the Natchez Trace Parkway

Nature enthusiasts love traveling to Mississippi for the year-round beautiful weather and various outdoor activities offered here. One of the most popular attractions for cyclists is the Natchez Trace Parkway. This famed bicycle route spans 444 miles between Natchez, MS, […]

Hiking at Red Bluff in Mississippi

There are many hiking trails across Mississippi, and each one offers its own unique experience. One of the most well-known trails in the Magnolia State is Red Bluff – and for good reason. Located in Foxworth, MS, this trail offers […]

What to Know When Your Sports Team Is In Mississippi

As a coach or a parent, properly planning for an out-of-town sporting event is a key element to ensuring an enjoyable trip. Mississippi offers teams and sports leagues a wide range of desirable amenities, such as nice weather year-round, state-of-the-art […]

Mississippi Trail Guide for Hikers

Mississippi is home to some of the most scenic hiking trails in the South. With routes ranging from easy and family-friendly to more adventurous and challenging, our state can accommodate all those who wish to experience the great outdoors first-hand. […]

Camping and Canoeing in Mississippi – Visit Mississippi

Camping and canoeing are excellent outdoor activities. They can help you unplug from the daily grind and improve your physical and mental wellness. Fortunately for those visiting the Magnolia State, Mississippi is home to a host of great campsites and […]

Mississippi’s Hidden Treasures

Mississippi is home to several popular attractions, such as Natchez Trace Parkway, Vicksburg National Military Park, and the birthplace of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself, Elvis Presley. In addition, guests love hopping around the Magnolia State’s large cities, […]