Mississippi

Mississippi Travel Guide

Articles about Mississippi

By Caroline Hallemann

Plan a literary pilgrimage with this guide to storied travel destinations around the world.

By Amy McKeever

As far as roadtrips for food-lovers go, the American South is a must. The proof is in the pudding—not to mention the fried green tomatoes, gulf seafood, and Cajun Bloody Marys. 

By Deb Hopewell

Visit these thriving college towns for a crash course in live music, craft beer, art, and history.

By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Katrina Brown Hunt

A hotel on the sand is bliss—and even more so when it’s a steal.

Hotels in Mississippi

This restored Victorian is centrally located in Natchez’s historic district and a block from a lookout spot over the Mississippi River. Three rooms are outfitted with American Empire antiques; opt for the First Room for its four-poster canopied bed.

Restaurants in Mississippi

Refuel at this former carriage house and stables that dates back to the 1790s and shares 40 acres with a Greek revival plantation mansion. The jumbo-lump crab cake, served over leeks, is is a standout.

Things to do in Mississippi

Native American history in Natchez dates back to the 700s, evidenced by three mounds—believed to be used for ceremonial purposes—in this 128-acre site. The grounds also have a small Native American history museum and a replica of a Natchez Indian house.