Attractions in Mississippi

When visiting Mississippi, you’re constantly surrounded by art and 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, the Mississippi Aquarium, and history museums? Casino nightlife? Or maybe a trip to the beach? You’ll find all that and more in Mississippi.

For more information about Mississippi’s best attractions, request a tour guide, use our trip planner, check out some of the places to stop, or contact us today to start planning your trip.

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The Emmett Till Memorial Statue was unveiled in 2022, in Greenwood, near the site where the 14-year-old was abducted and lynched in 1955. Recognized as the only official statue honoring Till in the United States, the sculpture serves as a […]

This 40-acre complex, located in the heart of the city, brings to life Mississippi’s rich agricultural heritage. A 40,000-square-foot Heritage Center traces the history of agriculture and forestry through an extensive collection of artifacts and lifelike exhibits. Outside, the Fortenberry-Parkman […]

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The Siege of Vicksburg is brought to life by the 250-square foot diorama of the battlefield and the film “The Vanishing Glory”. Many exhibits feature water transportation, aircraft and more. Handicapped accessible. […]

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A National Historic Landmark. Built in 1858. Has showcase Vicksburg’s cultural history for over 71 years. Vicksburg’s most historic buildings and oldest museum. Vicksburg’s crown jewel. […]

The museum offers a glimpse at what life is like along the river through both interactive and static displays. The museum also has an orientation theater, classrooms space and an assortment of interactive and educational display for all ages. […]

The award-winning Mississippi Children’s Museum provides hands-on and engaging exhibits and programs for all children and their families. Visitors can explore the cultural arts, literacy, health, nutrition, science, technology, engineering, mathematics and Mississippi history throughout their 50,000-square-foot facility. The latest […]

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The Biloxi Lighthouse is Biloxi’s signature landmark and open for tours! Considered one of the most photographed sites on the Gulf Coast, the tour of the historic 65-foot tall structure involves climbing 57 steps of a spiral staircase inside the […]

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The Jackson Zoo has one of the finest collections of wild animalsfrom throughout the world. It is located on 110 acres acquired bythe city of Jackson from Samuel Livingston. […]

Mississippi Petrified Forest

The Mississippi Petrified Forest is one of only two petrified forests in the eastern United States. Fossilized tree specimens located there are believed to have been formed 36 million years ago when fir and maple logs washed down an ancient […]

Pinecote Pavilion

The Crosby Arboretum is dedicated to educating the public about their environment. This mission is carried out by preserving, protecting, and displaying plants native to the Pearl River Drainage Basin ecosystem, providing environmental and botanical research opportunities, and offering cultural, […]

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Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is located in Choctaw, MS. It is a 23 acre family amusement center featuring 12 major waterslides, an enormous wave pool, a lazy river and activity areas for children and teens adorned by waterfalls and crystal […]