Mississippi Travel Guide

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Mississippi Highlights

  • Pro
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     Relaxing and peaceful 

  • Con
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     Perhaps the state is not in the best shape economically of the states. 

  • In a nutshell
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     An authentic American experience 

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Biloxi

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257,714,52

Natchez

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187,373,31

Jackson

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116,269,58

Tunica

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54,55,6

Gulfport

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35,144,28

Vicksburg

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94,200,39

Hattiesburg

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28,24,32

Clarksdale

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30,85,5

Columbus

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19,46,13

Robinsonville

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2,1,18

Pascagoula

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16,20,7

Tupelo

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23,85,26

Philadelphia

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9,22,10

Oxford

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19,48,10

Bay Saint Louis

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14,24,8

Canton

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15,36,9

Vicksburg National Military Park

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50,199,0

Greenville

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2,6,11

Louisville

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0,0,4

Greenwood

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14,30,11

Meridian

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17,20,32

Holly Springs

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12,16,2

Corinth

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14,19,6

Port Gibson

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19,42,0

Brookhaven

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20,31,6

Lucedale

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2,7,4

Starkville

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12,18,9

Batesville

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0,0,8

Ocean Springs

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43,79,11

Grenada

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11,15,16

Shepard State Park

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4,12,0

Woodville

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6,14,0

John W Kyle State Park

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New Albany

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3,7,4

Olive Branch

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2,8,5

Pass Christian

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7,66,0

Raleigh

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1,5,0

Ship Island

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Ellisville

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6,7,1

Long Beach

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22,41,4

Rosedale

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0,3,0

Beauvoir

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0,3,0

Brandon

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9,2,5

Buccaneer State Park

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1,0,0

Kewanee

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4,16,0

Leland

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1,6,0

Pearl

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0,0,16

Petal

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7,27,0

Picayune

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9,14,5

Quitman

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4,5,0

Raymond

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1,5,0

Ripley

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0,0,1

Senatobia

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2,5,2

Southaven

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0,0,20

Tombigbee State Park

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Yazoo City

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0,0,3

Biloxi

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Natchez

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  • forks of the road

    Natchez Things to Do

    prior to the civil war the forks of the road slave market was the largest in mississippi and the second largest in the country. in 1807 the u.s. government prohibited the importation of slaves from africa but there was a surplus of slaves in maryland and virginia which were sold in the south. slaves traders isaac franklin and john armfield...

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  • Days Inn Historic Area

    Natchez Hotels

    Big room with a good bed, clean bathroom, quiet room, fast Wifi in the room, good Airconditioning...

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  • An Olde Establishment

    Natchez Restaurants

    The King's Tavern is a historic establishment with roots in the 18th century. Dating 1769, it's the oldest building in Natchez and because of its history, we thought it would be great to dine here on our first evening.The building was originally a block house for Fort Panmure when the British occupied Natchez. Boatmen returning home, would find the...

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Jackson

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  • Visit the Eudora Welty House

    Jackson Things to Do

    Looking at a AAA Guidebook on Jackson I was struck that it mentioned the Eudora Welty House as a place to see. In the 1970's I had read her book, The Optimist's Daughter, and vaguely remembered her name when my wife suggested driving by it.Eudora Welty was better known for her wonderful short stories, She wrote about the South and the struggles...

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  • Hilton Jackson

    Jackson Hotels

    This is the only Hilton in Jackson (yeah there's several Hampton Inn's, and a couple of mutant...

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  • Drive Along the Natchez Trace Parkway

    Jackson Things to Do

    The Natchez Trace Parkway is an interesting drive and diversion from the urban noise of Jackson. The 444 mile parkway stretches from Natchez, Ms. to Nashville, Tn. The parkway is administered by the U.S. National Park Service. Speed on the road is limited to a maximum of 50 mph and no commercial vehicle are allowed.The trail itself dates back to a...

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Tunica

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  • Getting Around Tunica

    Tunica Transportation

    Blues City Tours offers a shuttle service. From casino to casino, up to Beale Street, the Civil Rights Museum, the Memphis Zoo or any other place you would like to go. They also offer tours, which are too much to list here. You can go to www.bluescitytours.com or call 662.357.9609. They have a live person answering 24 hours a day.

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  • Harrahs Htl Casino Tunica

    Tunica Hotels

    the harrah's casino hotel is located in the heart of the harrah's casino complex. from the hotel it...

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  • gold strike

    Tunica Things to Do

    the gold strike casino and hotel is located in the harrah's complex in north tunica county. the gold strike is an upscale hotel and casino owned by mgm. the gold stike has the 800 seat millennium theatre which hosts live entertainment. the gold strike's 31 story hotel is the second tallest building in the state of mississippi.

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Gulfport

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  • Down home goodness

    Gulfport Restaurants

    A nice local place- two locations in Gulfport and D'Iberville, serves a very nice menu, including seafood, a really great hamburger, and interesting and original sandwiches. Also has a good beer list, Not expensive and typically good service. My favorite dish is the blackened tuna sandwich. Beautifully seasoned and never over cooked- can't beat...

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  • Island View Casino Resort Gulfport

    Gulfport Hotels

    the island view hotel and casino is a nice place to stay in gulfport. this post katrina hotel offers...

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  • Gulfport -Biloxi International Airport

    Gulfport Transportation

    This is perhaps the best small airport in the nation, with a beautiful new terminal building, along with excellent airline service. Hub service to Atlanta, Memphis, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, along with several non- hub destinations make this airport a great way to travel to or from the Gulf Coast. Flights are frequent and fares are typically...

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Vicksburg

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  • Balfour House: WIP 4/17/14

    Vicksburg Things to Do

    Balfour House is one of a group of homes close together on the Vicksburg Scenic Drive. It was built in 1935 and designed in a combination Greek Revival and Federalist Styles and features dark red bricks. The house was the home of Emma Balfour who was a well known commentator on the Vicksburg Siege and Civil War. On December 24, 1962 during a...

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  • Hampton Inn Vicksburg

    Vicksburg Hotels

    Vicksburg's newest hotel is the Hampton Inn. It opened in spring 2006 and is across clay steet from...

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  • Visit the Vicksburg National Military...

    Vicksburg Things to Do

    In May and June of 1863, Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's armies converged on Vicksburg, encircling the city and entrapping a Confederate army under Confederate Gen. John Pemberton. On July 4, Vicksburg surrendered after prolonged siege operations. This was the culmination of one of the most brilliant military campaigns of the war. With the loss of...

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Hattiesburg

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Clarksdale

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Columbus

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  • twelve gables

    Columbus Things to Do

    twelve gables was built in 1838. in 1866 a group of ladies met at twelve gables to plan to decorate the the graves of civil war soldiers in friendship cemetery. this meeting led to the national holiday memorial day. twelve gables is listed on the national register of historic places.

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  • Quality Inn

    Columbus Hotels

    1210 Highway 45 N, Columbus, MS 39705

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • friendship cemetery

    Columbus Things to Do

    friendship cemetery was established in 1849. after the battle of shiloh thousands of confederate dead were buried here. in 1866 a group of ladies met at the twelve gables house to plan to decorate the graves of fallen civil war soldiers. this meeting led to the national holiday of memorial day. as well as the huge confederate section friendship...

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Pascagoula

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  • Best Po'boy Ever!

    Pascagoula Restaurants

    From the outside, this little 'locals only' place just looks like a corner store. When you walk inside, you may still think it is! It is half grocery store market and half seating area for the deli.The market sells Cajun, Creole and other typically southern ingredients and spices. Things such as gumbo paste, chili powders and locally produced...

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  • Chandeleur Lodge

    Pascagoula Hotels

    3800 Hospital Rd, Pascagoula, Mississippi, 39567, United States

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Business

  • The Museum

    Pascagoula Things to Do

    There is a museum opposite which houses 18th century items and American Indian.Open year-round. Mon-Sat 9:30a.m.-4:30p.m.; Sun noon-4:30p.m.; closed major holidays.Admission $4 Adults.

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Tupelo

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  • elvis presley birthplace

    Tupelo Things to Do

    the most famous resident of tupelo was elvis presley. elvis presley was born in a two room "shotgun" house on january 8 th 1935. elvis presley became one of the most famous rock and roll singers in the world. he recorded scores of hit songs, acted in a number of hollywood films, and was a las vegas nightclub legend. you can tour elvis' birthplace...

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  • Hilton Garden Inn Tupelo

    Tupelo Hotels

    the hilton garden inn is a good business class hotel located just east of downtown tupelo. at the...

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  • Tupelo Battlefield National Landmark

    Tupelo Things to Do

    In June of 1864, Union MG William Sherman successfully kept Confederat MG Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry corps in Mississippi at the Battle of Brices Cross Roads and away from the Federal supply line in Tennessee. To keep Forrest there in July, Sherman had to order another attack. The Battle of Tupelo was fought by more than 20,000 troops from...

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Philadelphia

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Oxford

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  • bryant hall

    Oxford Things to Do

    bryant hall was built in 1911 and is home to the university of mississippi's department of classics. inside of the hall there is a beautiful globe which is a must see when visiting the campus. bryant hall was once home to james meredith. during the 1962 oxford race riot meredith lived in bryant hall with a 24 hour armed guard.

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  • Hampton Inn Oxford, MS

    Oxford Hotels

    110 HERITAGE DR, Oxford, MS 38655

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • lafayette county courthouse

    Oxford Things to Do

    the original lafayette county courthouse was built in 1840. in 1864 the original courthouse was burned by union general a. j. "whiskey" smith. the current courthouse was built in 1873. the new lafayette county courthouse was designed by s. bolling in the italianate-greek revival style. the lafayette county courthouse is listed on the national...

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