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From primitive camping to full-service RV accommodations to cozy cabins, Mississippi's State Parks are fantastic places to stay. For complete information, click here.
A creative adventure into the history of the Mississippi River and the fabulous paddle wheel steamboats that once traveled its mighty waters. Enjoy all the sights and musical sounds within this public park and imagine the Mississippi River life that once flourished along these waterways. Hear a historical narration about Vicksburg’s rich history. Explore playful areas, garden area walks, the splash fountain, children’s art, murals and unique exhibits.
General store, gristmill, mechanical music collection, country and movie memorabilia. Hot roasted peanuts, glass bottle Coca-Cola & old fashion hoop cheese are local favorites and available for purchase.
Lots of fun for the entire family. Go-kart racing.
Hattiesburg's CE Roy Community center brings swiming, basketball, and leisure all under one roof.
If you're looking for a historic property nestled in the country then Cedar Grove is just what you need. The property is located several miles south of downtown, but you'll find yourself surrounded by moss- covered cedar trees and a tranquil quiet that will carry your troubles away with the first breeze.
Built in 1859 by William Turner, architect of the University’s Lyceum, Cedar Oaks is a Greek revival structure that has survived a tumultuous past. Antebellum home currently open for pre-arranged groups only.
The Center for Marine Education & Research, aka Institute for Marine Mammal Studies offers visitors of all ages the chance to engage in a fun, hands-on learning experience that helps them understand and appreciate the species that make our Gulf Coast waters unique. While visiting, you experience underwater adventures on the big screen in a state of the art auditorium, encounter sea creatures such as horseshoe crabs, sea stars, fresh water turtles, and other marine life in our discovery room. Don’t forget the marine museum which features aquatic exhibits and a fossil dig where you may even find a shark tooth to keep as a souvenir. The Dolphin Presentation is where visitors see Bo and Buster; two Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins that entertain you, and to make the experience even more special, call ahead to schedule the Dolphin Interaction Program where you actually get right in the water, up close and personal with one of the world’s most intelligent animals. (Weather Permitting)
Research center for Southern music, history, folklore, literature and culture housed in restored antebellum observatory.
The importance of this battle to the outcome of the Civil War was overshadowed only by the fall of Vicksburg.
c. 1850. Gothic-style chapel. Historic cemetery. Beautiful wooded setting. Site of the annual "A Day In The Country" festival on first Saturday in October.
THE OFFICIAL TOURISM RESOURCE FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI