Visit Mississippi


Come explore Mississippi, the Birthplace of America's Music and home to authentic cultural experiences, unique cuisine and rich history. Blues, country and rock n' roll music are all rooted in Mississippi, where the Mississippi Blues Trail and Country Music Trail lead fans to more than 200 historical markers telling the story of the state's influence on popular music and culture.

New interactive centers including the GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi and the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience join acclaimed attractions such as the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center and Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum in showcasing the state's biggest musical stars.

History enthusiasts have plenty to discover in Mississippi, too, ranging from pre-Revolutionary times to recent events. Visitors can tour National Historic Landmark homes in Greek Revival and Federal styles dating to the late 1700s and learn about the state's influence on the world at the new Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Culinary treasures await in every region of the state. Visitors can feel the heat of Delta hot tamales or enjoy fresh Gulf Coast seafood. Farm-to-table creations may be found in every corner of the state, while relaxing on Gulf of Mexico beaches, shopping at quaint boutiques and soaking in world-class live entertainment.