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Magnolia State Mississippi - southern state of the United States.
Regions in Mississippi :The Delta, Golden Triangle, Gulf Coast, Jackson Metro, Memphis Metro, Natchez District and Pine Belt.
Larger cities and towns : Biloxi, Clinton, Columbus, Greenville, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Meridian, Pascagoula, Southaven, Tupelo, Vicksburg.
Capital City Mississippi : Jackson.
camping, car hire, holiday rentals, hotels & inns, tour operators, travel guides, travel to mississippi
Camping / Campgrounds / RV Parks
Go Camping America - National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC)
Koa - Campgrounds of America
National Park Service Campground and Tour Reservation Site
Funroads - Get Outta Town!
Car Rentals Mississippi
Holiday Homes / Apartments
VRBO vacation rentals
GreatRentals.com - USA Vacation Rentals
Hotels in Mississippi
Booking - Hotels in and arouns Mississippi
Vicksburg, Robinsonville, Byhalia, Olive Branch, Clack, D'Iberville.
Centrally located hotels ranging from small family run budget accommodation to world-class five star hotels.
- Motel 6 and Red Roof
National Parks / State Parks
National Park Service
The NPS works with communities to preserve and care for neighborhood treasures. They also work with
teachers to create unique opportunities for students to learn about history at the real places where events unfolded.
Travel Agents / Tour Operators
- Create your perfect trip to Missisippi
Flight, Hotel and Car.
Roots of Rhythm Travel - tailor-made fly-drive music tours to the Deep South
Local Travel Organizations / Tour Operators :
Gulf Coast Travel Info - Official U.S. Gulf Coast Vacation & Tourism Guide
Plan and book your entire Gulf Coast vacation here. From the heart of French Louisiana to a relaxing Florida
beach vacation, you'll find attractions, events, accommodations, activities and restaurants with this official Gulf Coast travel portal. Welcome to the Gulf Coast of the southern U.S.
Tap into Southern Treasures - Group Travel
Black Creek Canoe Rental in Brooklyn
Buffalo Peak Outfitters
Canoe & Trail Outpost
Okatoma Outdoor Post
Ryals Canoe Rental
Seminary Canoe Rental
Soggy Bottom Canoe & Kayak Rental
South Mississippi Canoe Rental
Sweetwater Park & Canoeing Renting
Wolf River Canoe & Kayak
Travel Guides Mississippi / Travel Related Books
Mid-South Hunting & Fishing News
For those unfamiliar with the geographics of our coverage area -- the Mid-South -- it's best defined with
Memphis, Tennessee as the center. Next, go west to Little Rock, Arkansas, east to Nashville, Tennessee,
south to Jackson, Mississippi and north to Paducah, Kentucky. MSHFN is interested in "any and everything
outdoors" within this region and want to share such know-how or happenings with our readers.
Mississippi Game and Fish
Mississippi Woods & Waters
From hunting elusive white-tailed deer to catching lunker bass, Mississippi Woods & Waters is dedicated
tmaking our readers better outdoorsmen. Every month MWW publishes the most up-to-date hunting and fishing magazine in the state of Mississippi.
Travel Guides USA [ amazon.co.uk ]
Transportation / How do I travel to Mississippi
Jackson International Airport - Jackson Municipal Airport Authority
Columbus Airport - Golden Triangle Airport
Greenville Airport - Greenville Municipal Airport
Greenwood Airport - Greenwood Leflore Airport
Biloxi Airport Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
Laurel Airport - Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport - South Mississippi's gateway
Meridian Airport - Meridian Regional Airport
Tupelo Airport - Tupelo Regional Airport
Book cheap flights to Mississippi at ebookers and benefit from discounted airfares.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines take you to hundreds of destinations everywhere in the world.
Airline Tickets Mississippi / Bargain Flights
Amtrak - American Railways - Amtrak's City of New Orleans
Kansas City Southern Railway
Greyhound Lines - Coach Line
Mississippi Department of Transportation - see traveling information
Real Time Traffic, Online Maps Mississippi, Emergency Plans, Bicycling, and more.
The Mississsippi Delta
For the thousands of visitors who come each year, the Delta is more than just part of something larger. More
than a region or a feature on a map, the Delta is a land unto itself. And within its borders lie the things they
seek. Back street juke joints churning out the Delta Blues. Internationally known restaurants serving up home-cooked delicacies. World-class gaming venues featuring marquee entertainment.
Cities Mississippi Delta : Tunica, Clarksdale, Cleveland, Greenwood, Indianola, Yazoo City and Greenville.
Jackson - Capital City Mississippi - Visit Jackson [ Jackson CVB ]
Jackson is Mississippi's capital, as well as the state's largest city. Jackson is located on the Pearl River, and
is served by the Ross Barnett Reservoir, which forms a section of the Pearl River and is located northeast of Jackson on the border between Madison and Rankin counties.
The City of Jackson was founded in 1821 at the site of a trading post. Legend tells that the trading post was
operated by a French-Canadian trader named Louis LeFleur, and the town originally was called LeFleur's Bluff.
Clarke County - Visit Clarke County
A distinct combination of the Old South and the New South, Clarke County maintains the charm and ambience
of traditional southern hospitality while offering wonderful opportunities to history buffs, sports lovers, hunters, craftsmen, individuals and families looking for a great place to visit or to live.
Explore Hancock County's seaside cities, NASA's Space Center, beaches and backwaters, art and antique shopping, golf, boating & casino gaming excitement.
Ever since pioneers forged the old St. Stephens Road across the Pearl River, Lawrence County has
represented the best of what Mississippi offers in economic development. Like last century's farmers who
sent their bales of "King Cotton" down the river to New Orleans, today's agri-business concerns continue to play a key role in Lawrence County's continuing development.
Washington County - The Delta
New Orleans Northshore [ St. Tammany Parish ] - known for its incredible natural beauty
Come to l'autre cote du lac, the "other side of the lake," and revel in the romance and history of resort towns
Abita Springs and Mandeville, established when steam-powered boats and trains brought the fashionable and
elite 24 miles across Lake Pontchartrain. Since the creation of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, the world's longest bridge, accessing the Northshore is a snap.
Explore the historical towns of Slidell, Covington and Madisonville that grew up to support the growing city of
New Orleans. And find your way to the hamlets that inhabit the countryside here: Bush, Folsom and Lacombe
, known variously for their off-the-beaten-path rusticity, equestrian traditions and Native-American heritage.
You'll find a softer side to Greater New Orleans on the Northshore, where St. Tammany Parish is the natural choice for families, outdoors enthusiasts, gourmands, golfers and arts-lovers.
Easy accessibility to the Big Easy, Baton Rouge and the Mississippi Gulf Coast make the New Orleans Northshore the perfect place to stay.
Mississippi's West Coast - Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau
Seaside cities, NASA's Space Center, beaches & backwaters, art, antique shopping, golf, boating and casino
gaming excitement. Visit Mississippi's West Coast's many historic sites & buildings, specialty shops, art
galleries and restaurants. Discover the beautiful beaches along Mississippi's West Coast.
Mississippi Gulf Coast [ Biloxi ] - Mississippi Gulf Coast CVB Vacation Planner
The Mississippi Gulf Coast is found along the world's largest man-made beach but within it are time-weaving
elements that make it truly special. Antebellum homes and moss draped oak trees are all around thrill-packed
resort casinos. A moment can truly last as long as you wish when you take you life for a spin on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
New Orleans - New Orleans Online
Take a family holiday in a land that lies between fantasy and a dream-come-true for kids, teens and parents.
Travel to New Orleans and discover glorious parades, brass bands, New Orleans haunted houses, historic
Streetcars, paddlewheelers, a world-class zoo, a top-five aquarium. . . and the list goes on and on! Get your New Orleans, Louisiana attraction list today.
Ocean Springs - Ocean Springs CB
A colorful coast community that celebrates its rich artistic heritage through its many festivals and art-related
events. Tree-lined streets provide the perfect setting to experience the many artistic expressions that flourish in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi - A Place Apart
Biloxi - City of Biloxi
Brookhaven - Brookhaven Mississippi Online
Byhalia - small town
Byhalia is from the Chickasaw dialect and means "great oaks." The area had many great oaks in the surrounding forests.
Canton - City of Canton
Clarksdale - located in Coahoma County - see Clarksdale.com / Clarksdale Tourism
Clarksdale is the official birthplace of the blues and is home to the internationally known Delta Blues Museum
and "the crossroads", where some believe Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil at the stroke of midnight in exchange for the ability to play the blues.
Columbus - City of Columbus - Tourism - Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau
Columbus is situated at the juncture of three rivers: the Tombigbee, The Buttahatchie, and the Luxapalila.
Hernando de Soto crossed the Tombigbee River in 1540 into this area. John Pitchlyn had a trading post near
here in the 1780's. About 20 pioneers started town in 1816. There was a small trading post called Possum
Town. In 1821 the city was organized and named Columbus.There are flat to rolling hills with many lakes and rivers.
Corinth - Corinth Area Tourism Promotion Council
Greenville - Greenville - Greenville Area Chamber - The Heart and Soul of the Delta!
Greenwood - Greenwood Convention and Visitors Bureau
situated in Leflore County, Mississippi at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, approximately 96 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, and 130 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee.
Greenwood is the gateway to the Delta and has a vast array of things to do, places to visit, first-class shopping and wonderful world-renowned dining and lodging options.
Grenada - Grenada Tourism Commission
Gulfport / Biloxi - Gulfport
Hattiesburg - Hattiesburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
Meridian - Meridian - Visit Meridian
In the heart of the New South, there is a place with roots strong and deep. A place where history is the start
of the future not the destination. Created at a crossroads, this city has been influenced and changed by all
who have come here. But this place also changes all who come. The mystery and elegance of this subtle effect may never be completely understood, but it should never be missed!
Come take a stroll with us around Meridian, Mississippi.
Long Beach - City of Long Beach
Natchez - Natchez Convention and Visitors Bureau
Natchez - she adorns the banks of the Mighty Mississippi with gracious homes, warm, friendly people and
unlimited activities. In Natchez, you can experience the rustic atmosphere of Natchez Under-the-Hill, or try
your luck at riverboat gambling. Whatever you may choose, every day is your lucky day in Natchez!
The semi tropical climate provides a recreational paradise. In Natchez, golf and tennis aren't seasonal
activities, you can enjoy them year-round! Hiking and biking trails are some of the best in the country.
Fishing? The Mississippi record for large mouth bass was caught at Natchez State Park. Hunting? Trophy whitetail deer are waiting at Giles Island.
Ocean Springs - City of Ocean Springs
Olive Branch - City of Olive Branch - Go olive Branch
Oxford - Oxford Tourism Council
Oxford's downtown district has gone through many stages of restoration during the 20th century.
Nevertheless, the district has consistently remained the center of commerce, culture, and activity for the Oxford area.
The greatest American writer of the 20th century, William Faulkner, immortalized the vivid characters that
walked Oxford's streets, managed its stores, and lived in its historic homes. Oxford's unique charm captivates its visitors like a true Southern Classic.
Port Gibson - Port Gibson's Chamber of Commerce
Situated between Vicksburg and Natchez on the Mississippi River, Port Gibson has preserved the timeless
heritage of a storied past. Its lavish 19th Century homes, old storefronts and battlefields recall the days of plantations and old southern hospitality.
But Port Gibson is also a place that is building on its heritage to forge a limitless future. While venerating the
past, the people of Port Gibson and Claiborne County are preparing for even greater growth tomorrow.
Ridgland - Ridgeland Tourism Commission
Ridgeland's location on the Natchez Trace Parkway and along the north shore banks of the Ross Barnett
Reservoir, greets visitors and residents alike with an environment of natural beauty and outstanding
recreational facilities. There are soccer, softball and baseball fields, parks and a large tennis center that offer opportunities for outdoor fun.
Starkville - Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau
From award-winning golf courses, MSU sporting events, and plentiful hunting and fishing opportunities to
specialty gift shopping and unique dining experiences, Starkville has got it all. The Starkville Convention and
Visitors Bureau can help you organize trips to the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge or nearby Old Waverly Golf Club.
We can lead tours of MSU's enology lab, the John Grisham Room at Mitchell Memorial Library, Aspen Bay Candle Company, or other attractions to suit your interests.
Taylorsville - Town of Taylorsville
Taylorsville is a lovely town on the banks of the Leaf River in the southern part of Smith County, Mississippi.
Taylorsville displays a peaceful rural charm that is most appealing. Rich in local history, culture, and resources, Taylorsville offers a good place to live, work, raise a family or enjoy retirement.
Tunica - Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau
Vicksburg - Vicksburg - Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
Mississippi Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Low-overhead, no frills organization which was founded to conserve, restore and enhance Mississippi
fisheries and wildlife resources for the enjoyment and enrichment of all residents of Mississippi, their progeny and visitors to our state..
Mississippi Land Trust
A charitable, 501(c)(3) organization, works only with private, willing landowners to find ways to preserve
Mississippi's rich history, prairies, red clay hills, bottomlands and bayous, coastal savannas, longleaf pine forests and scenic rivers and streams.
Deep in the heart of the South lies the Mississippi. Before the turn of the century, large areas of Mississippi
were flooded by the mighty Mississippi, leaving behind some of the richest soil in the world. The fertile soil is
home to some of the best agricultural commodities in the land, as well as an abundance of wildlife which surpasses the imagination.
Mississippi offers a wide array of wildlife including waterfowl, whitetail deer, quail and dove. Acres of upland
and bottomland hardwoods, longleaf pine, corn, millet, rice and soybean food plots are located throughout the
Magnolia State. And fantastic bass, bluegill, catfish and crappie are waiting to be caught in our scenic lakes. If
just sitting back and enjoying the beauty of our abundant wildlife is your passion, we have that too.
When you choose Mississippi Outfitters, your outing will be a memorable experience. Their guides know
Mississippi like the back of their hands. Whether you're looking for a great fishing spot, a little known duck
blind or a tranquil location for viewing, Mississippi Outfitters' team of guides use their years of personal experience to take you where the action's at its best.
News - DeSoto Country Tribune
News from Mississippi - The Clarion Ledger
News from Jackson - Jackson Advocate
The Jackson Advocate is Mississippi's oldest African American newspaper, and the largest weekly
newspaper in the state. Since 1938, the Jackson Advocate has continually published groundbreaking articles
on the civil rights movement, including the fight for the right to vote and to desegregate schools and other public institutions.
News from Jackson - Jackson Free Press
News - Mississippi Business Journal - weekly newspaper
News - SunHerald.com
Biloxi and Gulfport News, Casinos, Jobs, Real Estate, Sports and Cars
Radio - Mississippi Public Broadcasting
TV - Mississippi Public Broadcasting
University - Mississippi State University
A land-grant university located in north east-central Mississippi in the town of Starkville. It is the largest public
university in the state of Mississippi.
University - Mississippi Valley State University
University - University of Southern Mississippi
Cuisine - Mississippi Recipes
Experience the authentic flavor of Mississippi's recipes, restaurants, cooking schools, and gourmet
specialties. Bring your friends and try some of everything Mississippi has on the menu. It's so good you could forget your manners.
Mississippi Seafood Directory & Recipe Books [ Mississippi Department of Marine Resources ]
General cookbooks [ crab, crayfish and more ], oyster cookbook [ oyster recipes ], shrimp cookbook [ shrimp
recipes ]. Each containing quite a few recipes that will give you a taste of Mississippi's unique cuisine.
Wildlife Mississippi - see Recipes
A compilation of favorite recipes of members and friends of Wildlife Mississippi [ Deer Recipes, Squirrel
Recipes, Rabbit Recipes, Other Game Recipes, Raccoon Recipes, Ducks and Teal Recipes, Goose Recipes,
Turkey Recipes, Quail Recipes, Dove Recipes, Other Fowl Recipes, Catfish, Bass / Bream and Crappie, Saltwater Fish, Other Fish, Frogs and Other Aquatic Animals, Side Items, Desserts ].
The Catfish Institute
When there is U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish in the kitchen, everyone is in for a treat. Fresh and flavorful with a
mild, sweet taste and flaky texture, it's sure to please. With over 300 recipes to choose from, it's never the same meal twice.
Not sure how to cook your catfish? Check out the Cooking Catfish section. From pan-fried to poached, we know catfish and have plenty of recipes for you to explore each unique cooking style.
Historic American Recipes
Apple-Fritters | Dough-Nuts | Cocoa-nut Drops | Molasses Gingerbread | Common Gingerbread | Election Cake |
Indian Meal Pudding | Fried Sweet Potatoes | Sweet Potato Pie | Beef-Stake | German Chicken Stew | Jack Rabbit Stew | To Roast a Pig | Broiled Scrod | To boil a Cod's Head.
History of Mississippi
Mississippi's History - see Wikipedia / History of Mississippi
Mississippi was part of the Mississippian culture in the early part of the second millennium AD; descendant Native American tribes include the Chickasaw and Choctaw...
Contents : Indians [ Population ], Territory and Statehood, Ante-Bellum, Civil War and Reconstruction, New South: 1877-1940, 1945-2000, Since 2000
History of Mississippi & Mississippi Culture
Mississippi's culture and heritage is richer than the soil of the Mississippi Delta. You can see it in the state's museums, historical homes, Civil War sites and landmarks.
Holcomb Indian Legacy
A growing body of archaeological evidence of ancient mound-building cultures in the Southeast indicates
there were permanent settlements in the areas now called Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida even before the great pyramids were built in Egypt and before the Mayan culture arose in Central America.
Vanished villages : Chocchuma, Tuscahoma and Oxberry
Music, Art & Culture
The Blues, Faulkner, Welty, Wright, Civil Rights, The Great Flood, Bogues and Bayous, Plantations, The Great
Migration, Soul Food, King Cotton, The Levee, Agribusiness, Catfish, Gospel, Immigrants' Stories, Highway 61,
Quilts, Segregation, Integration, Freedom Songs, Freedom Summer, Folk Tales, Swamp Forests, Hunt Clubs, Oral Histories, and surprisingly, hot tamales.........
Delta Blues Museum
Visitors to the Delta Blues Museum come from all over the United States … Europe … Asia … and the Middle
East. All musical forms of popular music after the 1920's can trace their roots back to the blues. Thus …
country … rock … bluegrass … jazz … ragtime … and even rap fans can learn about the origins of this uniquely American music at the Delta Blues Museum.
Mississippi Authors and Books
Of the southern states, Mississippi has one of the richest literary traditions.
Mississippi Cultural Crossroads
Mississippi Cultural Crossroads is the local arts agency for Port Gibson and Claiborne County, Mississippi.
Robert Leroy Johnson
Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) is among the most famous Delta Blues musicians and
arguably the most influential. Considered by some to be the "Grandfather of Rock-and-Roll," his vocal ...
Thalia Mara Hall [ Jackson ]
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