Family-Friendly Places in Mississippi

Known for its southern hospitality, Mississippi is the perfect destination for visitors of all ages. Whether you’re traveling with the kids or hosting a family reunion, a wide variety of Mississippi family activities can enhance your itinerary and make for a trip to remember. Zoos, museums, and beaches are just the start. Plan your adventure today!

Tunica River Park and Museum

Robinsonville, MS   FEATURED


An inexpensive way to spend the day in Tunica, the Mississippi River Museum at Tunica River Park takes you on a journey through our illustrious past, while a river cruise on the Tunica Queen lets you enjoy the Delta from […]

Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport, MS

Gulfport, MS   FEATURED


When you’re travel plans bring you near Gulfport, be sure to set aside time to visit the Mississippi Aquarium. One of the most popular attractions in the area, it offers the additional benefit of being located right on the Gulf […]

Landers Center Theater

Southaven, MS   FEATURED


DeSoto Family Theatre (DFT) presents family productions throughout the year at the Landers Center Theater, which is adjacent to the Landers Center. Shows like The Sound of Music, The Diary of Anne Frank and Annie are just a few. In […]

Highball Lanes

Jackson, MS   FEATURED


Located in the Fondren neighborhood of Jackson, Highball Lanes combines bowling with a high-end restaurant and cocktail bar. […]

Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail

Ridgeland , MS   FEATURED


The Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail is a 10-mile paved path that runs through historic Choctaw homelands in Ridgeland. The trail is named in honor of the Choctaw town that stood where the city of Jackson is today. The name Chisha […]

Ridgeland Mountain Bike Trail

Madison, MS   FEATURED


Built and maintained by the Tri-County Mountain Bike Association, the Ridgeland Mountain Bike Trail features 10 miles of fast singletrack with something for all skill levels. Non-members can ride the trails with a two-day visitor pass. A waiver is required […]

Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian

Meridian, MS   FEATURED


The Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian is a state-of-the-art museum focusing on early childhood learning through play. The museum features a variety of permanent and traveling exhibits that fuel young imaginations, plus a variety of workshops and other programs to […]

Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo



The Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo is a zoo located in Tupelo, Mississippi. At 175 acres, it is the largest zoo in the state of Mississippi. A large herd of American bison roam the park. More than 260 animals can […]

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 […]


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 […]


The district is made up of residences and diverse businesses and was placed the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The district includes over 690 listings in the National Register of Historic Places. There are vernacular architectural examples representing […]