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.

Mississippi Murals

The Public Art of the Magnolia State The art and culture of Mississippi is most often associated with the legacy of music and the culinary traditions of the region, but there is more to Mississippi’s art scene than our outstanding […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: VICKSBURG

Vicksburg is a place bursting at the seams with local culture, character, art, entertainment and outdoor adventure.  With sweeping views of the Mississippi River, Vicksburg blends Southern culture and history with exciting modern-day attractions. From four world-class casinos and upscale […]

Golfing in Mississippi

Spending time on vacation at a golf course playing 18 holes can be a great way to relax and unwind. Mississippi is home to several unparalleled courses located on world-class resorts. At Visit Mississippi, we understand the value of a […]

Enjoy Great Seafood on the Mississippi Seafood Trail

One of the great things about traveling is the chance to experience new and different types of food. While seafood is available all over the United States, Mississippi’s prime location on the Gulf of Mexico offers easy, daily access to […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: TUPELO

From a truly unique buffalo park and one of the country’s most popular national parks to the birthplace of an international icon, Tupelo has something for everyone to get out and explore. Whether you want to feel the beat of […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: GREENWOOD

EAT, STAY, PLAY: GREENWOOD This is the region that inspired a culinary tradition that rose from humble roots to seduce the most discerning palates while simultaneously comforting the soul. It attracts artists, musicians, filmmakers, craftsmen, chefs, foodies, writers, storytellers, seekers, […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: STARKVILLE

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 […]

College Football Gamedays: Southern Miss

Mississippi fans approach college football games with a passion bordering on religious fervor. Saturdays in the South are often planned around football schedules from September to November’s end. Teams may win or lose games, but Mississippi always triumphs at tailgating. […]

A Foodie’s Guide to Mississippi

You know Mississippi is a must-visit destination for history, music, and the great outdoors, but did you know it’s a foodie’s paradise as well? The state has a rich culinary tradition that draws on numerous cultures, family recipes, and hidden […]

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 […]

The Best Sports Books in Mississippi

Looking for gaming in Mississippi? There’s nothing like partaking in a sports book during your trip to the third largest gambling destination in the U.S. No matter what time of year you visit, Mississippi offers ample opportunities to bet on […]