Mississippi Hotel Reservations
Recreation in Mississippi
State Parks, Trail Systems, & Wildlife Refuges
Outdoor enthusiasts, it’s time to get in a Mississippi state of mind. The Magnolia State is home to 24 state parks, 14 wildlife refuges, and six national forests.
Each of these Mississippi playgrounds offers miles of hiking trail, stretches of scenic river, and incredible fishing lakes.
Known as the City with Soul, Jackson is Mississippi’s capital and most populous city. Set in central Mississippi, Jackson features plenty of annual events, family-friendly activities, and opportunities for outdoor recreation.
A year-round playground, the De Soto National Forest takes up nearly 400,000 stunning acres of southern Mississippi. Visitors to De Soto may look forward to boating, hunting, and fishing, plus wilderness areas, scenic rivers, and national recreational trails.
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- 14 Fun Golf Courses in MS!
Scenic, MS Golf Course.
Here are 14 of Mississippi's greatest and most enjoyable golf courses – for veterans and beginners alike – found in the northern, southern, central, and the delta regions of the Magnolia State.
- 23 Things To Do With Kids in MS!
Picnicking in MS's State Parks
The Magnolia State is full of kid-friendly activities, from picnicking in the great outdoors to hands-on learning in famous museums. Take your pick from 23 top destinations.
- 4 Mississippi Literary Attractions
Check out Mississippi’s attractions meant for lovers of literature, including the Eudora Welty House and the Faulkner Festival.
- 8 Great Fishing Destinations in MS!
Fishing in MS.
Anglers of all skill levels cast out their lines in northern, southern, and central MS at these eight outstanding fishing destinations in the Magnolia State.
- Many Mississippi Museums
Windsor Ruins, Claiborne
Check out Magnolia State museums focusing on science, travel, art, history, and famous Mississippians like Elvis and Eudora Welty.
- Top Things to Do in Jackson
An unbeatable itinerary for your visit to Jackson – covering everything from museums and parks to indie bookstores and more.
- Best Things to Do in Vicksburg
See the sights in Vicksburg – from National Military Park to the murals downtown. There's tons to discover in this charming southern city.
- Top Foodie Fests in MS
Crawfish Festival in MS
Pack your bags and head to Mississippi – just don't forget your appetite! Here are the top food festivals in MS.
- Best Things to Do in Biloxi
Biloxi is brimming with coastal fun, eclectic nightlife, and plenty of gaming. Here are a handful of the best things to do in Biloxi.
- Best Things to Do in Gulfport
A few of the best ways to experience Gulfport – with everything from Lady Luck to ocean life explorations.
- Best Beaches in MS!
Mississippi Gulf Coast
Your guide to the best beaches across Mississippi – with everything from white sand to lakefront tans.
- Best Things to Do in Tupelo
Your guide to a terrific Tupelo trip – with everything from the King to classic cars.