Nicknamed the Hub City, thanks to its history as a railroad center, Hattiesburg now makes for a great vacation destination for travelers wanting to visit inland Mississippi. Consider a stay in one of the traditional lodging options in the picturesque Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood district to experience what the town was like in its heyday.
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Nearly half of the accommodations provide a pool, which makes Hattiesburg a great vacation destination for vacationers looking to spend vacation poolside. Additionally, more hotel room include a pool than motel room. Most of the hotel room with pools in Hattiesburg accommodate 10 vacationers and cost $166 per night. In Hattiesburg, more than two-thirds of the rentals providing a pool are situated close to the water.
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Art and Culture in Historic Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg is an ideal destination for art lovers, thanks to its wide variety of museums and art galleries. The Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art is home to the most comprehensive collection of works by Mississippi artists, with paintings and sculptures from every era.
Located on the campus of William Carey University, the Lucille Parker Gallery features excellent exhibitions of works from the university collection, as well as works by students. In the nearby town of Laurel, the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, founded in 1923 displays fascinating Native American artifacts alongside American and European works.
Fun for Kids of All Ages
Situated within the grounds of Kamper Park, Hattiesburg Zoo is great fun for all the family. Visitors can see everything from tigers and zebras to an impressive collection of wild birds. Start with a tour on the scenic train and cool off in the zoo's Splash Pad water park. Older kids will especially enjoy the challenge of the high ropes adventure course.
Pep's Point Waterpark is a traditional family destination on the shore of Geiger Lake, which features a sandy beach, water slides, and a mini gold course. Older children might prefer the larger Grand Paradise Water Park in the nearby town of Collins, which boasts thrilling slides and rides.
Hattiesburg is also home to the prestigious de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, a fascinating museum which exhibits some of the thousands of manuscripts, illustrations, and books making up the impressive collection at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Enjoy a Night Out in Hattiesburg
The University of Southern Mississippi has its own theater in Hattiesburg, where you can watch student productions and screenings of National Theatre plays from London. The historic Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg also screens movies, as well as theatrical productions and music concerts. Opened in 1929, the theater still has its original pipe organ, and visitors can arrange to have a tour behind the scenes.
Music is a key part of any night out in Hattiesburg, with bars throughout the city hosting jazz, blues and rock singers. Head to the Southern Prohibition Tap Room to try their micro-brewed craft ales, while the Keg and Barrel, housed in a building dating from 1800, is perfect for beer lovers.
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Housed within a USO club which was opened for black soldiers stationed at nearby Camp Shelby in World War II, the African American Military History Museum tells the fascinating story of black servicemen and women from the days of the Revolutionary War. Hattiesburg is also home to the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, which tells the personal stories of Mississippi soldiers who served in various wars.
If you prefer exploring the outdoors, head for the Paul B Johnson State Park, where you can hike through the forest or spend some time boating, swimming, and fishing on Geiger Lake. Most house rentals in Hattiesburg are just on the north-western edge of the De Soto National Forest, which can be explored on foot, on horseback or even from the back of an ATV.
Spend some time exploring the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood, which is a 23-block area of traditional homes and buildings. Local historians run regular walking tours of the area, pointing out architectural features and homes which have interesting and colorful pasts.
Traditional Hattiesburg Events
Held in Hattiesburg's quaint historic center, HubFest is an annual celebration of local arts and music, with live shows and the chance to try some local cuisine. Kids are welcome at the spring event, which is held every March. The Mobile Street Festival is all about BBQ, and everyone is welcome to test their skills in a BBQ cook-off. Or you can just sit back and taste the delicious results of the competition!
During the festive season, the city celebrates with its Old Tyme Christmas Festival, with candle-lit walkways, carriage rides, and carol singing. Visitors also have the chance to tour some of Hattiesburg's historic homes, which are decorated for the holidays - a real opportunity to step back in time and see how Christmas was celebrated in days gone by.
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|🏡 Vacation rentals||542 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 53%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$55|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Pool and Internet|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||66 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||262 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the price per night for a vacation rental in Hattiesburg?
The nightly price of accommodations in Hattiesburg starts at $55. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $244 per night. A cabin Hattiesburg will cost on average $152 per night.
How many vacation homes are available for booking in Hattiesburg?
There are currently 542 vacation homes available for booking for your next trip.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation rentals in Hattiesburg?
Most travelers search for Pets allowed, Pool, and Internet when booking a vacation rental in Hattiesburg.
How many vacation homes with a pool are in Hattiesburg?
Browse 262 vacation rentals available in Hattiesburg.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes in Hattiesburg?
If traveling with a pet in Hattiesburg, 12% of vacation homes are pet-friendly.
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