It may be cold outside this winter even here in the Deep South, but there are plenty of things to do in Mississippi to keep you busy - and warm! Before we get to our top picks for your January calendar, there are a few “need to know” things happening around the state...read more
>> Fallon's Gourmet is one of those restaurants in Gulfport, MS where everyone is treated like extended family and you’ll be fed like your Southern momma was cooking. It was just lunch. That’s how it started. My friend Andy brought me to a place that he said, “I know...read more
>> Travel back in time to one of your favorite childhood memories at Lake Tiak-O'Khata where you will feel like you are back at summer camp. Lake Tiak-O'Khata is located in Louisville, Mississippi and is a fun filled place for the whole family. Whether you are...read more
>> If you're wondering where to eat in Clinton, MS, look no further than 303 Jefferson. This charming restaurant is just a few steps from Mississippi College. 303 Jefferson is both the address and name of a charming restaurant tucked just a few steps from...read more
>> The Crystal Grill is an iconic restaurant nestled in Greenwood, Mississippi, a culinary getaway in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. The sign above the doors advertises “air conditioning” and for the better part of the hot southern summer, that’s all you need to...read more
Looking for the best local charities to donate to this holiday season? These two organizations are poised to make a significant positive impact in Mississippi. During this season of gifting, we want to encourage you to make the greatest possible impact in your local...read more
Explore Mississippi’s Cultural Regions
Mississippi’s diversity brings a world of culinary influence to our tables and experiences.
The Hills region located in northeast Mississippi offers Elvis’ birthplace and the world-famous Oxford square, outdoor adventure and off-the-beaten-path dining experiences not to be overlooked.
Key Cities: Oxford, Tupelo, Hernando
Mississippi’s Delta region is home to some of the world’s most fertile ground – and the birthplace of the Blues. Perfect for a road trip, the terrain is open and flat, and cotton and rice fields define this magical and mysterious place where iconic food and music joints await you.
Key Cities: Greenwood, Cleveland, Clarksdale, Tunica
Slow down and soak up the outdoor recreational activities, world-class golf and hearty Southern cuisine that exemplify the green pine woodlands of east-central Mississippi.
Key Cities: Starkville, Meridian, West Point
Capital / River
From world-class chefs to sweeping Mississippi River views, make time to let your senses absorb all of the unique sights, sounds, and flavors offered in this region where the diversity of new Southern cuisine contrasts sharply with Civil War and Civil Rights history.
Key Cities: Ridgeland, Jackson, Vicksburg, Natchez
For year-round excitement both indoors and out, visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast where a blossoming culinary scene benefits from the year-round growing seasons on local farms. There’s never a dull moment with some of the South’s best golf courses, world-class off-shore fishing, eco-tours and casino gaming action!
Key Cities: Hattiesburg, Gulfport, Biloxi, Pascagoula, Bay St. Louis