Mississippi is a Southern state that has played many vital roles in America’s history. Today, it’s mostly known for its thriving music scene, especially Delta blues. Fans of Elvis Presley often visit Tupelo, which is the birthplace of the American “King of Rock and Roll”. Indianola is the hometown of B.B. King, who created one of the earliest-known styles of blues music in the US. 

    There’s plenty of preserved history throughout Mississippi, one of which is the Vicksburg National Military Park – this famed battlefield was where the Civil War's Battle of Vicksburg took place in 1863. If you prefer the great outdoors, plan a visit to the 1,530-acre Tishomingo State Park. Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, it’s a unique landscape of sandstone canyons, sports facilities, heritage cottages, hiking paths, and picnic pavilions.

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    • Biloxi, located on the picturesque Gulf Coast, is a fun Mississippi city that’s known for its pristine beaches and top-of-the-line seafood industry. Travelers looking to enjoy the beach and other outdoor recreation may want to check out Ship Island. This traditional beach is a summer hotspot, though there’s still plenty to enjoy in the off-season as...

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    Where & what to eat in Mississippi

    • 10 Places Where Locals Love to Eat in Biloxi

      Biloxi restaurants are known primarily for their seafood offerings and attention to detail, providing the ultimate dining experience for travelers with a range of options. Being a coastal town, it's easy for Biloxi to source fresh seafood ingredients, and being a town with numerous casinos, fine-dining opportunities also come along with that. Even the more family-friendly and affordable...

    Where to shop & what to buy in Mississippi

    • 10 Local Shopping Spots in Biloxi

      Biloxi is home to extensive shopping opportunities with a boundless array of items on offer, including clothes, electronics, antiques, furniture, and much more. Everyone can enjoy these shops that can be found within massive malls, open-air shopping centers, and among modest strip malls—each one providing a unique experience. The restaurant selection among the local shops is quite diverse...

    Where to go & what to do at night in Mississippi

    • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Biloxi

      Biloxi is known for its nightlife and after-dinner entertainment. The city offers a wealth of full-service venues like casinos with table games, live music performances, dining, and cocktails. It also features massive live theatres that offer everything from Broadway-style shows to the biggest names in live music acts. You can also head out for an after-dinner...

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