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Whether you're a history buff, a beach lover, or an outdoor adventurer, Mississippi should be at the top of your must-visit list. Get to know the Magnolia State, and settle into your choice of Mississippi vacation homes.
Best Cities to Visit in Mississippi
Start your visit to Mississippi with a stop in Jackson, the state capital. Known for its musical past, political history, and natural beauty, Jackson has it all. Tour the former capitol at the Old Capitol Museum, see the contemporary State Capitol building, learn about the state's unique features at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, and discover a literary legend at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. The city is also home to numerous other must-visit museums, including the Mississippi Museum of Art, the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, and the War Memorial Building.
On the state's western border, Natchez has been a hotspot for centuries. It's a primary stop along the Natchez Trace route, the location of several antebellum mansions, and home to the Natchez National Historical Park.
Located right on the Gulf of Mexico, Biloxi is the ideal location for visitors seeking beaches, casinos, and fun in the sun. Enjoy 26 miles of white sand beaches, try your luck at numerous casinos, or see a show in one of the city's numerous concert venues. Take in some of the area's most impressive fine art collections at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, see the Biloxi Shuckers play minor league ball at MGM Park, or go sport fishing in the Gulf.
Top Activities in Mississippi
Whether you're a Civil War buff or a national history enthusiast, you won't want to miss Vicksburg National Military Park. This expansive park marks the site of a key Civil War battle and hosts a variety of indoor exhibitions, outdoor fortification and cannon displays, and even living history demonstrations throughout the summer months.
Make your way to the Natchez Trace Parkway, and you'll experience 10,000 years of history over the span of a single road. This 444-mile parkway spans three states and offers scenic drives, hikes, cycling, and even horseback riding. Along the Mississippi portion of the Natchez Trace, you'll see everything from scenic overlooks to archaeological sites to a prehistoric mound site.
Nestled just north of Biloxi and southeast of Interstate 59, De Soto National Forest is a beautiful region in southern Mississippi. The forest includes southern pine ridges, meandering streams, the 30-mile Black Creek Scenic River, and plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. Go hiking on 60 miles of trails, canoe in the quiet streams, take your ATV on the Rattlesnake Bay trails, or bike on the Bethel cycling trail.
Why You Should Visit Mississippi
From waterfront condos right on the Gulf to picturesque cabins hidden away in the woods, you'll find a wide range of Mississippi vacation homes. Go big with guesthouses that have enough space for the whole family or cozy spots with just the basics.
Whether you're planning a beach getaway in Biloxi or a historical trip to Vicksburg, take your pick from dozens of Mississippi vacation homes.