Mississippi

Overview

From the birthplace of Elvis Presley, to soaking up blues music, to civil war history, exploring Mississippi is an experience that touches everyone.

A blend of quaint towns and wide–open fields of cotton, it’s like stepping back in time. There must be something magic in this land with its depth of cultural richness that few places in the world can rival.

Known as the “Birthplace of America’s Music”, Mississippi has literally shaped the course of modern music with its contributions to blues, jazz, rock, country and gospel.

Lined by sandy white beaches and the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Gulf Coast offers 62 miles of scenic shoreline for you to discover. Take an eco–tour or go kayaking among the barrier islands, cycle along the stunning coastline, board the ferry and go snorkelling at Ship Island. Taste the unique and mouth–watering cuisine including seafood and southern BBQ.


Mississippi is steeped in history and heritage. The Natchez Trace Parkway, which runs 444 miles from Natchez to Nashville, is more than 8,000 years old. Originally ‘traced out’ by buffalo, the road was then travelled by traders, missionaries, early settlers and Indians. Civil War and Civil Rights history comes alive in The Capital/River region. Stately antebellum homes celebrate the romance of a bygone era while Civil War battlefields remind us of the more than 80,000 Mississippians who served as Confederate soldiers.

Mississippi’s culinary heritage has food to please every palate. From catfish to comeback sauce, from tamales to traditional Southern sweets, from shrimp to slugburgers to sweet potatoes, the state is home to award–winning chefs and some of the best home cooks and out of the way diners to be found anywhere.

 

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from £115 per night

Biloxi, The South
  • 1,740 rooms
  • Restaurants
  • Pool
  • Golf course
  • Spa and salon

from £128 per night

Natchez, The South
  • 6 rooms and suites
  • Cottage rooms are pet friendly
  • Southern breakfast
  • In-town location

from £239 per night

Natchez, The South
  • 26 rooms and suites (Main House and Courtyard rooms)
  • Full breakfast
  • Restaurant and pub
  • Swimming pool
  • 1 mile to downtown attractions

from £198 per night

Greenwood, The South
  • 50 rooms & suites
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant (Mon–Sat)
  • Fitness room
  • Spa
  • Historic Delta town

from £148 per night

Vicksburg, The South
  • 8 rooms
  • Southern breakfast
  • Restaurant/ bar
  • Outdoor pool and courtyard areas
  • ‘Old Town’ location

from £203 per night

Jackson, The South
  • 18 rooms and suites (some in separate buildings)
  • Full breakfast
  • Restaurant serving regional cuisine
  • Historic district location
  • Spa
  • 4 Diamond rating

from £219 per night

Natchez, The South
  • 30 rooms (main house & outbuildings)
  • Full breakfast
  • Restaurant

from £182 per night

Natchez, The South
  • 6 rooms
  • Full breakfast
  • Central location

from £185 per night

Clarksdale, The South
  • 6, 1 bedroom apartments
  • Kitchen, bathroom & spacious living area
  • Sofa bed