In Jackson, "The City with Soul," you can trace Mississippi's evolution from before the Civil War, through the Civil Rights Movement and to the hub of music and culture it is today. The capital city offers world-class arts and entertainment at Thalia Mara Hall and the Mississippi Museum of Art. There is a large variety of dining options ranging from down-home to upscale. Jackson also has a growing craft beer and spirits scene fueled by Lucky Town Brewery and Cathead Distillery.


Teneia and Ben Eichelberger are a folk/soul wife-and-husband duo. Their music combines elements of folk, soul, Southern gospel, blues, and easy-listening pop. In 2015, the couple sold most of their possessions, bought a travel trailer, and transitioned to a life on the road. They had one goal: spread a message of love and equality through great music. They currently travel the U.S. playing their original songs for audiences across the nation. Teneia is originally from Jackson, Mississippi, and Ben was born and raised in Iowa. To see where Teneia and Ben like to spend time when they're home, take a look at their Jackson itinerary below.


Vicksburg is a place bursting at the seams with local culture, character, art, entertainment and outdoor adventure. With sweeping views of the Mississippi River, Vicksburg blends Southern culture and heritage with exciting modern-day attractions. From four world-class casinos and upscale shopping, dining and spas to some of the most fascinating historic sites, architecture and antebellum mansions in the nation, Vicksburg offers an authentic Southern experience you don't want to miss.


Gilbert Rose is president and executive director of Tara Wildlife in Vicksburg, Mississippi. With 8 miles of Mississippi River frontage and 9,000 acres of oxbow lakes and bottomland hardwood forests, Tara is a destination for hunting, fishing, camping, birding, biking and kayaking. A native of northern Australia, Gilbert moved to the United States in 1990, originally settling in Virginia. He's been living in Mississippi and working with Tara since 1992. Gilbert grew up on the land and has a love of the outdoors. Ask him what his favorite part of the job is, and he'll talk about his love of being in the woods and how much he enjoys meeting the people who come to Tara. For Gilbert's top city-life recommendations, see his Vicksburg itinerary below.

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