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MISSISSIPPI HOLIDAYS   >   USA 


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.


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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

Car rental

Car Rental USA  Sixt   -    

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

  Hotels.com   -    

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

Thomas Cook

   -   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
  Pe'Ro Guides
  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.

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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.

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  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.


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  Visit Mississippi

  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.

  Mississippi Government

  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.
  Desoto County
  Hancock County
Explore Hancock County's seaside cities, NASA's Space Center, beaches and backwaters, art and antique shopping, golf, boating & casino gaming excitement.
  Lawrence County
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
  Yazoo County

  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.
  Clinton
  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
  D'Iberville
  Diamondhead
  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.
  Newton
  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.
  Pascagoula
  Pass Christian
  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.
  Raymond
  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.
  Southaven
  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
  Tupelo
  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.
  Mississippi Outfitters
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

  Mississippi Food
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

  Blues Highway
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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