"A smooth blend of the Old and New South, offering a glimpse of the
past, while forging straight ahead into the future. Contemporary Southern
best describes the flavor of Jackson, one finds cosmopolitan resting
comfortably next to historic, a unique contrast to say the least. "
Calendar of events can be reached through their home page.
"The renowned Natchez Spring Pilgrimage once more beckons visitors to
this picturesque Mississippi River town to experience the grandeur of the
pre-Civil War South. Thirty-two mansions open their doors to visitors for
daily tours throughout the five week Pilgrimage.
With more pre-1860 buildings than any other city its size in the United
States, Natchez provides visitors with escorted tours through 18th and
19th-century country houses, suburban villas, and grand mansions, all
furnished with exquisite antiques and many surrounded by old gardens and
parks. Tours are conducted by hoopskirted hostesses who interpret the rooms,
furnishings and history of each house. "
"Welcome to America's newest casino resort: Tunica, Mississippi!
Dubbed the South's Casino Capital, Tunica is big city gaming, with relaxed
Southern hospitality. Get ready for top-notch gaming choices, entertainment
venues, world-class accommodations and more! Discover the odds and try your
luck in Tunica!"
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"A vibrant, booming city cradled by the hills of Northeast
Mississippi, Tupelo charms visitors the world over with a unique mix of
museums, historical sites, shopping centers and entertainment facilities.
Also the home of Elvis. "
"Experience the Mississippi Delta...cradle of the Blues, home of King
Cotton and a lyrical land named for Mark Twain's Mighty Mississippi. The
Magnolia State has given us Coca-Cola(r), Kermit the Frog(r), and the Teddy
Bear. Come and experience the culture, history, beauty, and Southern
hospitality of Washington County, Mississippi."
"Yazoo County is home to many notable personalities, and many of
their homes can be seen today. Drive by author Willie Morris' home and
neighborhood, as well as entertainer Jerry Clower's former home and church.
See where the movie "Miss Firecracker" starring Holly Hunter was
filmed in Yazoo, and visit the site of the Witch's Grave as told in Willie
Morris' book Good Ole Boy. "