It’s no wonder why Mississippi is so perfect for family reunions. Throughout the state, you’ll find many unique places to gather together – without distractions – where you can focus on reconnecting and making fun new memories.
Mississippi State University’s Crosby Arboretum is a 700-acre nature preserve, containing more than 300 species of indigenous trees, shrubs, wildflowers and grasses distributed among savanna, woodland, and aquatic habitats. The Arboretum’s Pinecote Pavilion is a visually stunning shelter perfect for meals, entertainment or just good conversation.
Once you pull onto the quiet, secluded lane leading to Lake Tiak-O’Khata in Louisville, you won’t want to leave. This family-owned resort offers a full-service restaurant with private rooms for family gatherings as well as a lakeside motel and cabins for lodging. Activities are available for every age group, including water slides, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing.
Located near Brookhaven, The Hideaway at Reed’s Estate is a popular wedding venue, thanks to its secluded natural beauty and variety of event spaces. The Hideaway is also perfect for family reunions, offering a large event space with room for up to 300, as well as cabins, campsites and other distinctive and well-appointed lodging options available on the property.
The Mill at Plein Air is perhaps best known as a wedding venue, but it’s perfect for family reunions of any kind. Located just a short drive from Oxford, the Mill offers a 500-square-foot event space with full catering kitchen and, nearby, a variety of luxurious lodging options. The surrounding master-planned neighborhood features walkable streets and a timeless, idyllic atmosphere.