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Mississippi Travel Guide
Articles about Mississippi
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.
Visit these thriving college towns for a crash course in live music, craft beer, art, and history.
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
A laid-back atmosphere prevails at this waterfront restaurant. You might catch live music as you feast on fried green tomatoes or eggplant topped with crawfish and shrimp.
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.