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!

Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

Hattiesburg, MS   FEATURED

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The Hattiesburg Pocket Museum is Mississippi’s tiniest and most unique museum. Located in the alley behind the Saenger Theatre in downtown Hattiesburg, the museum’s centerpiece is a frequently updated window display that’s surrounded by fanciful miniature scenes, murals, and street […]

Biloxi Shuckers Baseball

Biloxi, MS   FEATURED

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The Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, are based in Biloxi, playing in the Southern League. Come and enjoy games at MGM Park on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Virtually explore MGM Park and surrounding areas! […]

INFINITY Science Center

Pearlington MS, MS   FEATURED

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From the moment you arrive at INFINITY, you will be caught up in the excitement of discovery! Located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, INFINITY Science Center is a non-profit science museum that also serves as the official visitor center for NASA […]

Biloxi Shrimping Trip

Biloxi, MS   FEATURED

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The pride & heritage of Biloxi comes alive aboard this unique & interesting cruise. The Biloxi Shrimping Trip exposes guests to the spectacular world of sea life caught on a real shrimping expedition. Upon leaving the harbor, the shrimping net is set […]

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

Gulfport, MS   FEATURED

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Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is Mississippi’s original children’s museum, a place where children and adults of every age can imagine, create and have fun. Activities include the Super Colossal Climbing Structure plus lots of indoor and outdoor exhibits designed for […]

Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg, MS   FEATURED

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Commemorating one of the Civil War’s pivotal campaigns, Vicksburg National Military Park is arguably Mississippi’s most renowned historical attraction. Confederate President Jefferson Davis himself referred to Vicksburg as the “nailhead that holds the South’s two halves together,” and there’s no […]

Cycling on the Natchez Trace

Natchez Trace Parkway

Tupelo, MS   FEATURED

Stretching from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee, the Natchez Trace is the crown jewel of Mississippi’s scenic roadways. The 444-mile recreational road is managed by the National Park Service and is truly unlike any other scenic route in the country, […]

Chisha Foka Multiuse Trail

Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail

Ridgeland , MS   FEATURED

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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 Trails

Ridgeland Mountain Bike Trail

Madison, MS   FEATURED

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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 […]

Black Creek Canoe Rental

Brooklyn, MS   FEATURED

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We invite you to visit BLACK CREEK – Mississippi’s premier canoeing stream with Black Creek’s Oldest and Most Experienced Outfitter! Leave your worries and cares at home – enjoy the peaceful sounds and beautiful scenery of Desoto National Forest as […]

Tupelo Buffalo Park

Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo

Tupelo, MS   FEATURED

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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 […]

Hattiesburg Zoo

Hattiesburg, MS   FEATURED

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Featuring more than 100 species of animals from around the world, the Hattiesburg Zoo is South Mississippi’s favorite family attraction. Named Best Travel Attraction of the Year by the Mississippi Tourism Association in 2017, the Zoo is also listed as […]