Mississippi Tourist Attractions

Mississippi Tourist Attractions

Mississippi is one of the beautiful little State which is there in the southern United States. The state which got its name after the Mississippi river which flows on the eastern side of the state is filled with greenery. The less populated and more nature friendly state has only one big city in it. Jackson is the capital of the state and the biggest city of the state too. Other than Jackson some of the other states which are famous in Mississippi are Greenville, Oxford, Gulfport and Vicksburg. The culture in this country is very simple and people keep to their work most of the times. Music is their favorite pass time. You won’t have lack of music anywhere in the state. The Alabama influence on Mississippi is huge from where they have the music influence. The country music which is found in this area will excite you all while in the trip. If you want to have a trip down the south then here is a list of Mississippi attractions which you should definitely check out.

List of Attractions in Mississippi

Mississippi is a serene and pleasant place to be. If you want a quite vacation with less people around you then you are going to the right place. The climate will suit anyone in any season. So there is nothing called a holiday season in Mississippi. You can just drop in to this place and have some peaceful time with yourself. If you want to check out the big attractions of the state then you may as well go through the list given below.

  • Graceland Too is the first thing you would want to check out if you are in this state. It is the shrine of Elvis Presley. This shrine is there in Holly Springs. It has all the accessories which Elvis used in his life time. It also has memorandums of various thing which Elvis has got in his controversial life.
  • In Natchez, if you want to buy a grab then you have to go to Mammy’s cupboard. This restaurant is built in a unique way where the shop is placed in the skirt of the women holding a tray. It opened in 1940 originally and has undergone many renovations. This specialty of the restaurant is that it serves only lunch and is open only from 11am to 2 pm.
  • If you are sensitive for the hurricane Katrina victims, then you can pay tribute to those who lost their lives in that natural disaster. Town Green, Biloxi is the place which was damaged to a great extent due to the natural disaster.
  • Another interesting place in Biloxi is the Moran Art. You can find some of the weirdest art forms in this place. You can also make your own art and submit it here if you feel that your art is dumb enough.
  • Jackson Zoological Park which is in Jackson is one of the best places where you can spend a day. The wide range of animals which are present there will help you get closer to the nature in the process. There are number of birds and reptiles which are rare to see in other zoological parks.

Mississippi Featured Attractions

Mississippi Featured Attraction Name Address
Graceland Too Holly Springs, Mississippi
Mammy's Cupboard Natchez, Mississipp

Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions

  • Aces High Parasail
  • Beach Bums Parasail
  • Biloxi Mardi Gras Museum
  • Biloxi Natatorium
  • Biloxi Schooners
  • Councilor Oak
  • Get Wet
  • Katrina Memorial
  • Magic Golf
  • Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum
  • Moran Art Studio
  • Ole Biloxi Tour Train
  • Pierre D Lemoyne
  • The Biloxi Light House
  • The Biloxi Little Theater
  • The Pleasant Reed House
  • The Saenger Theater
  • Tullis- Tuledano Manor

Mississippi Attractions and Oddities

  • Belzoni: Catfish Capital, Statue, and Museum
  • Biloxi: Home of Confederate President Jeff Davis
  • Biloxi: Hurricane Katrina Memorial
  • Biloxi: Stuffed Longhorn Steer at Casino Food Court
  • Bruce: Tire Man
  • Clarksdale: Devil's Crossroads
  • Clarksdale: Shack Up Inn
  • Clarksdale: Theo's Rock 'n' Roll Museum
  • Collins: "Major Dad" Gerald McRaney Street
  • Collins: Backyard Exotic Animal Orphanage
  • Columbus: Birthplace of Angsty Playwright Tennessee Williams
  • Corinth: Oldest Drug Store-Soda Fountain in Mississippi
  • Edwards: World's Only Cactus Plantation
  • Egremont: Roadside Dinosaurs
  • Flora: Mississippi Petrified Forest
  • Greenwood: Robert Johnson Died On This Corner
  • Greenwood: Sleep in a Cotton Picker's Shack
  • Gulfport: World's Largest Rocking Chair
  • Holly Springs: Graceland Too
  • Holly Springs: Yellow Fever Martyrs Church Museum
  • Horn Lake: Where Elvis Spent His Honeymoon
  • Jackson: General William T. Sherman necktie
  • Kosciusko: Birthplace of Oprah Winfrey
  • Lake View: State Line Big John
  • Leland: Jim Henson Museum, Birthplace of Kermit the Frog
  • Lucedale: Palestine Gardens
  • Lucedale: Presidential Back-Scratching Post
  • Marks: Gurley's House and Collection
  • Meridian: Graves of the King and Queen of the Gypsies
  • Moss Point: Gator Farm
  • Natchez: Mammy's Cupboard
  • Newsom: Grand Canyon of Mississippi
  • Onward: Birthplace of the Teddy Bear
  • Oxford: Faulkner Statue, South's Oldest Department Store
  • Oxford: World's Largest Cedar Bucket
  • Pascagoula: Trent Lott's Head - in a Cage
  • Pass Christian: Japanese Gardens
  • Pocahontas: Giant Tepee BBQ Restaurant
  • Port Gibson: Gold Hand Pointing to Heaven
  • Port Gibson: The Windsor Ruins
  • Ridgeland: Washington Monument Replica Obelisk
  • Rodney: Ghost Town of Rodney
  • Shubuta: Famous Red Water Artesian Well
  • Terry: Uniroyal gal
  • Tunica: Tacky Delta Casinos
  • Tupelo: Birthplace of Elvis
  • Tupelo: Cars of Elvis and Liberace
  • Tupelo: Tupelo Hardware: Elvis's First Guitar
  • Vicksburg: Fake Ironclad on a Hill
  • Vicksburg: Grocery Store Covered in Folk Art
  • Vicksburg: Pregnancy Minie Ball on Display
  • Vicksburg: Where Coca-Cola Was First Bottled
  • Westonia: Apollo 13 Lunar Lander
  • Yazoo City: Witch's Grave