This was the episode that really got me. As described on their website at JXN.ms, “Jackson’s strength as a destination lies within the city’s wealth of rich, collective experiences. In Episode 2 of the City with Soul video documentary, Jackson native and nationally...read more
Water You Waiting For? Paddleboarding is a Ton of Fun at Paddles Up in Ocean Springs, Mississippi — Season 4, Ep. 004
On a paddleboard, you can do yoga, fish, race, spot wildlife, and have fun! In this episode of the Mississippi Audio Experience, host Andy Chapman dives into an interview with Amanda from Paddles Up in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Amanda is a champion paddleboarder, a...read more
The Steaks and Seafood at Charred: A Steak & Oyster Bar Are a Cut Above in Ocean Springs, Mississippi — Season 4, Ep. 003
Oyster Joachim offers fresh, sweet and savory tastes all in one bite. In this episode of the Mississippi Audio Experience, host Andy Chapman and Chef Milton Joachim dish up the best that Charred: A Steak & Oyster Bar has to offer. Chef Joachim left Louisiana to bring...read more
An Overnight Haven in Historic Ocean Springs, Mississippi at The Inn at Ocean Springs — Season 4, Ep. 002
People from all over the world come to enjoy the natural beauty of Ocean Springs. In this episode of the Mississippi Audio Experience, host Andy Chapman tours Ocean Springs with co-owner of The Roost and The Inn at Ocean Springs, Roxy Condry. Roxy shares the big...read more
From your first cocktail to the main course, every ingredient is designed to gratify. In this episode of the Mississippi Audio Experience, host Andy Chapman sits down with Chef Alex Perry to uncover the elements that make the Vestige Restaurant in Ocean Springs a...read more
If you’ve been missing the good work put out by Visit Jackson, the Capital city’s convention and visitors agency, you might have missed the six-part documentary series they recently released featuring popular comedian and Jackson native, Rita Brent - or Rita B. as...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