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Mississippi Holidays

One of the most mythical and largest states in the USA, Mississippi has been home to plenty of famous faces over the years from B.B. King, James Earl Jones and Oprah Winfrey to Tammy Wynette, Jim Henson and Leanne Rimes.

We love Mississippi for its rural country roads, old-fashioned jukebox joints, tasty catfish and expansive musical heritage. Follow the Mississippi Blues Trail to learn more about the impact this State has had on popular music, explore the picturesque Natchez Trace Parkway or step back in time with a visit to one of the regions beautiful antebellum mansions in Natchez.

Take a leisurely drive and experience the small pleasures of the South, including the literary legacy of William Faulkner, birthplace of the Delta blues, captivating cotton country and stop in Tupelo to discover the humble origins of Elvis Presley with a visit to his birthplace and the hardware store where he bought his first guitar.

Destination Highlights
  • Visit antebellum homes in Natchez
  • Take a drive along the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway
  • See Elvis' birthplace in Tupelo
  • Discover historic sights along the Mississippi Blues Trail

Time Zone

GMT -6 hours

Flight Time

Approx 14 hours; flights are indirect via a US hub such as Atlanta, Washington DC or Dallas Ft. Worth

Currency

USD - US Dollar

Visa Information

British passport holders require an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) to visit Memphis. You can obtain an ESTA from www.cbp.gov/esta

Language

English

Health Information

No vaccinations are required for travel to Mississippi. All travellers should be up to date with routine immunisations. It’s important to contact your GP to check for the latest recommendations.

Mississippi is a diverse state with a rich history waiting to be explored, offering a range of experiences from scenic drives and byways to culinary trails. Discover the birthplace of Elvis Presley in Tupelo, take to the Mississippi Blues Trail or Mississippi Country Music Trail to uncover the rich musical tapestry of this region, step back in time with a visit to the antebellum homes in Natchez or learn about the Native American heritage at the Choctaw Heritage Museum.

  • Dunleith Historic Inn

    Natchez

    Experience Natchez history first-hand as you explore the city’s architecturally stunning and well-preserved historic houses. Over a thousand structures in the city are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In the Natchez National Historic Park you can discover the Greek revival-style Melrose house with its grand pillars, elegant architecture and 80 acres of parkland. The National Historic Landmark of the Auburn Antebellum Home tells the story of the Deep South through sublime architecture and a fascinating tour.

  • Downtown Tupelo

    Tupelo

    Discover Elvis’ humble beginnings in the unassuming town of Tupelo Mississippi. Although he was to go to be known as ‘The King’ of rock ‘n roll Elvis Presley was born in a small two room house in East Tupelo, now a Mississippi landmark, you can visit his birthplace along with other significant sites in Tupelo like the hardware store where Elvis’ mother purchased his first guitar and the church where the family worshipped. Tupelo is also home to a wealth of other attractions including the Natchez Trace Parkway headquarters and visitor centre, Brice’s Crossroad National Battlefield site and Tupelo Automobile Musuem.

  • Natchez Trace Parkway

    Natchez Trace Parkway

    The Natchez Trace Parkway takes you through 444-miles of incredible scenery and 10,000 years of North American history. This historic road was once used by American Indians and early settlers, and played an important role in shaping the USA. Today, visitors can take a scenic drive through the park, stopping to explore further on foot or horseback and camping out in nature. This area is beautiful any time of year, but is truly spectacular during autumn when the park is awash with gold and red hues of autumn leaves.

Types of Mississippi holidays

Elvis Presley Birthplace Assembly of God Church

Mississippi Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays
Natchez Trace Parkway

Self Drive The Deep South

Self Drive The Deep South
Monument Valley

USA Motorhomes

USA Motorhomes

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