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.

Discover The Origins of America’s Music – The Blues

Whether you’re a current resident or planning a trip to Mississippi, the countless historical blues sites scattered throughout the state are not to be missed. From history buffs to die-hard blues fans, people flock from all over the world to […]

Mississippi Eccentricities You Have to See

Thrill-seekers, oddballs, curious roadtrippers-are you looking for something out of the ordinary? Something off the beaten path? A unique glimpse at the roadside wonders of America? When your average tourist attraction just won’t do it for you, look no further […]

Delicious in Mississippi: Iconic Desserts and Where to Find Them

How do we describe Southern food? It’s comforting-the flavors that remind you of being home with your family, surrounded by loved ones, or coming in off a long day. And it’s authentic-homemade and crafted with fresh ingredients, recipes handed down […]

Artsy in Mississippi: The State’s Best Places to Leave You Feeling Inspired

The South has an indomitable spirit of creativity. Here, we regularly produce some of the nation’s best musicians, painters, sculptors, architects, artisans of every discipline you could imagine. You can feel that spirit buzzing in the hot, sweet summer air. […]

College Football Gamedays in Mississippi

Mississippi State University | Starkville The Tradition MSU fans celebrate the Bulldog’s advances with none other than the cowbell. The origins of this tradition are arguable, but one thing is certain: the cowbell is here to stay. BYOC (Bring Your Own […]

Experience the Great Outdoors: Top 7 Mississippi Campgrounds

Visit any of Mississippi’s 24 state parks and uncover some of the best vacation spots in the world. Whether it’s winding your way down a nature trail or relaxing by an open fire, state parks are some of Mississippi’s best […]

Top Fishing Spots To Hit In Mississippi

From freshwater fishing in public lakes to saltwater fishing off the Gulf Coast, Mississippi offers endless excitement for the avid angler. Whether you’re in it for sport or looking for some tasty eats, here are our top fishing spots to […]

8 Beloved Mississippi Bites & Where to Eat Them

Travelers come to Mississippi to soak up history and bask in the blues. Mostly, though, they come to eat. From the Tennessee border to the Gulf Coast’s edge, cooks and award-winning chefs are eager to share a taste of their […]

9 Best Balconies, Porches and Patios to Unwind

With the temps rising, it’s time to grab a seat and take in the Southern sights, sounds, snacks and spirits at one of the relaxing rooftops, porches or patios across our state. The Coop | Oxford A hint of yesterday’s elegance […]

EAT, STAY, PLAY: WEST POINT

West Point resides on the fertile northeast “black prairie” region of the state and had its early beginnings as an agricultural and railroad town. West Point is also located at the apex of the “Golden Triangle” which is comprised of the […]

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 […]

Discover America’s Music Roots in Mississippi

DAY 1 • MEMPHIS – TUPELO Once you cross the state line into the Birthplace of America’s Music, make your way to Tupelo where you can explore the hometown of the King of Rock n’ Roll, Elvis Presley. Start the […]