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Mississippi Tourism and Sightseeing
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Natchez Trace Parkway
Natchez Trace Parkway Top Attraction!
Scenic in Ridgeland, MS USA

444-miles of scenic miles of parkway that links Natchez to Nashville. The Parkway has been declared a National Scenic Byway and an All-American Road.

Jackson Zoo
Jackson Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Jackson, MS USA

An afternoon wandering along the walkways of the Jackson Zoo will delight kids of any age.

Mississippi Craft Center
Mississippi Craft Center Top Attraction!
Arts and Craft in Ridgeland, MS USA

State-of-the-art facility that displays the artwork of more than 150 artists.

Old Capitol Museum
Old Capitol Museum Top Attraction!
Museum in Jackson, MS USA

A National Historic Landmark and one of America's finest examples of Greek Revival public architecture, the Old Capitol building served as the state capitol from 1839 to 1903, housing such notable events as the passage of the Ordinance of Secession.

All American Rose Garden at Usm
All American Rose Garden at Usm Top Attraction!
Botanical Garden in Hattiesburg, MS USA

Located in the front of the USM campus, this garden features more than 750 award winning All-American Rose and Hybrid-T selections. Free admission.

Lucile Parker Art Gallery at William Carey
Lucile Parker Art Gallery at William Carey Top Attraction!
Art Gallery in Hattiesburg, MS USA

The collection consist of works in oil, pastels, pen and ink and watercolors by Ms. Parker. Also included are eight works by Marie Hull.

African American Military History Museum
African American Military History Museum Top Attraction!
Museum in Hattiesburg, MS USA

The museum contains more than 150 years of African American Military history, including hundreds of artifacts, photos, and tributes to these soldiers.

Historic Downtown Hattiesburg
Historic Downtown Hattiesburg Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Hattiesburg, MS USA

Explore the cultural district of Hattiesburg brimming with business and energy. Spend a day visiting our unique boutiques, locally owned resteraunts and bakeries and specialty shops.

Hattiesburg Zoo
Hattiesburg Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Hattiesburg, MS USA

60 Species, train, carousel ride, splash pad, and expansive playground. Opened seasonaly from 10-4.

Ridgeland Recreational Trail
Ridgeland Recreational Trail Top Attraction!
Recreation in Ridgeland, MS USA

More than 7 miles of path and travels from Harbor Drive to Highland Colony Pkwy near the Natchez Trace Parkway.


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Places to stay



Best Places to Stay in Mississippi

Comfort Inn & Suites Byram
Guest Score:
From $92 / night.

Hampton Inn and Suites Laurel
Guest Score:
From $114 / night.

Hampton Inn Starkville
Guest Score:
From $139 / night.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Fulton
Guest Score:
From $80 / night.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Starkville
Guest Score:
From $129 / night.

Best Time to Visit Mississippi

The best time to visit Mississippi is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the upper 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the upper 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Fall nights are cool with lows in the low 50's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Mississippi

Month Low Avg High
January 36.2 45.9 55.5
February 39.4 49.9 60.4
March 46.4 57.2 67.9
April 53.1 64.2 75.1
May 61.9 72.0 82.2
June 68.9 78.7 88.4
July 72.1 81.6 91.1
August 71.1 81.0 90.8
September 65.7 76.0 86.1
October 53.9 65.6 77.2
November 45.2 56.0 66.7
December 38.8 48.6 58.4

Mississippi Weather

Destinations in and around Mississippi to Visit

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