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 adults-only property, originally built in the early 1900s, was badly damaged in Hurricane Katrina. Thankfully, it’s once again up and running with three French country-style rooms and a spacious patio overlooking the gulf.

Restaurants in Mississippi

This restaurant was a formerly a gas station, lending it a funky vibe. Try the crawfish nachos, also loaded up with cilantro and pico de gallo, a fun take on the Mississippi favorite.

Things to do in Mississippi

It may not date back to the 1700s, but this park has its piece of notable history: The largest bass in the state—an 18.15-pound largemouth—was caught in Lake Natchez in 1992. See if you can beat the record with your own fishing pole, or just enjoy the park’s swimming holes and nature trails.