Your weekend getaway in Mississippi will connect you to your sense of fun and adventure. Experience world-class gaming at casinos, ranging from elite and luxurious to cozy and charming. Get to know more about the fascinating and diverse cultural heritage of the area. Unwind on the water in one of the spellbinding natural settings of Mississippi.
High rolling on the Mississippi River
Feeling lucky? The best weekend getaways in Mississippi involve playing at one of the state's bustling casinos. Harrah's Gulf Coast Casino in Biloxi has hundreds of games, and they also have a spa and golf course so you can unwind in luxury. Located right on the Mississippi River, Horseshoe Casino offers friendly Southern service and charm with over a thousand slot machines, table games and highly rated restaurant and entertainment options.
Dig into the complex history of the American South on your weekend getaway in Mississippi. At the Beauvoir Estate you can see the home of former Confederate President, Jefferson Davis, and get a sense of colonial life just before the Civil War. Learn about Native American history in the area at Grand Village, a prehistoric indigenous village where you can see the impressive ancient earthen mounds constructed by the Natchez Indians that still stand there. For a taste of rock and roll history, make sure to stop by the birthplace of Elvis Presley in Tupelo.
The temperate climate makes enjoying outdoor activities a pleasure as you explore the wilderness and waterways of this beautiful state on weekend getaways in Mississippi. There are many beautiful beaches along the Gulf of Mexico that are easily accessible from Biloxi and Gulfport. Dozens of state parks make for magical weekend getaways in Mississippi, like Tombigbee State Park just south of Tupelo and Buccaneer State Park in Bay Saint Louis.