Attractions in Mississippi

When visiting Mississippi, you’re constantly surrounded by art, culture, food, history, and music. The Magnolia State is one of those rare places where all these things come together to create a one-of-a-kind experience you won’t soon forget. What’s your pleasure – family-friendly attractions like zoos and museums? Casino nightlife? Or maybe a trip to the beach? You’ll find all that and more in Mississippi.

Vicksburg Campaign Trail

Hattiesburg, MS

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Nationally significant sites associated with Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s Campaign for and Siege of Vicksburg. Self-guided driving tour. Download the free Vicksburg Battle App on your iPhone or Android to follow the trail on your mobile device. The trail […]

Beulah Cemetery

Vicksburg, MS

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The only African-American cemetery in the city was established by the Vicksburg Tabernacle # 19 Independent Order of Brothers and Sisters of Love and Charity around 1884. There are more than 5,500 graves scattered across the grassy tree-studded cemetery, which […]

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Most notably the balcony was the site where Jefferson Davis greeted neighbors and friends while visiting his brother in 1869. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Call to schedule a tour. […]

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A frontier home built in 1822 before Vicksburg was incorporated. Located in the oldest neighborhood in Vicksburg. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Tours by appointment only. […]

Lorelei Books

Vicksburg, MS

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An independent bookstore with special focus on books and gift items dedicated to the unique regional culture. Special events focus on reading and writing as channels of discovery, development and delight. […]

Art at Heart

Vicksburg , MS

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The Killer’s, Jerry Lee Lewis’, home is referred to as “The Lewis Ranch” – a popular draw for visitors. The Lewis Ranch invites small group tours, which creates an intimate, unrushed experience with a behind the scenes look at Jerry […]

Big Walter Horton, also known as Walter “Shakey” Horton was born in Horn Lake on April 6, 1918, moved to Memphis as a child and then on to Chicago where he first appeared on the blues scene in the late […]

DeSoto County Museum

Hernando, MS

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The museum provides education programs, as well as exhibits on the history of DeSoto County from past to present, showcasing artifacts and exhibits featuring the history of DeSoto County, Mississippi. Artifacts and displays begin with the arrival of Hernando DeSoto […]

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This extensive library is available to visitors Monday through Wednesday from 10:00am to 2:00pm and Thursday and Friday, by appointment only. Referral to local researchers for private research is also available. […]

Landers Center

Southaven, MS

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Landers Center is a multi-facet facility capable of hosting a wide variety of events each year. The arena plays host to the Memphis Hustle, of the NBA’s G-League. Not only is basketball held in the arena, but other sporting events […]