Our most recommended things to do in Mississippi
1. Grammy Museum Mississippi: Admission Ticket
Enjoy a visit to the Grammy Museum in the heart of Cleveland, Mississippi. This exciting and interactive space celebrates American pop culture and the power of music through cutting edge exhibits and interactive experiences. Spend lots of time exploring the two dozen exhibits, covering great music from genres such as Rock, Hip-Hop, Country Classical, Latin, R&B, and Jazz. Witness some of the best collaborations in previous Grammy telecasts in a mini surround-sound theater. Visit the 130-seat, state-of-the-art Sound Stage. View original clothing worn on the Grammy Red Carpet and view films that are engaging, educational, celebratory, and inspirational. Celebrate the role women have played in shaping country music and taking it to new heights in the debut of the Grammy Museum Mississippi's featured exhibit, 'Stronger Together: The Power of Women in Country Music. Go back to the genre's e...
2. Frogmore Plantation: Historical Cotton and Plantation Tour
Learn about the history of the cotton industry with a visit to Frogmore Plantation. Take a 90-minute walking tour around the property with an expert guide who will tell you about the evolution of the plantation from the 1790’s up to the Civil War. During the tour your guide will explain the realities of cotton cultivation, of how the plantation operated, and the duties required of slaves. There are 8 historic buildings at the property, one of which holds a steam gin that dates back to 1884. The children’s center shows the lives of children at the time, both enslaved and free. With a visit to the cooking cabin, your guide will explain the blending of African and European influences on southern cuisine that continues to this day. Other stops at the plantation include a 1790’s cabin, a smokehouse, and an 1800’s plantation church. At the conclusion of the guided tour, you may explore the ...
3. Memphis: Elvis Presley's Upbringing Tour
Although Elvis Presley became the biggest name in music history and achieved worldwide fame and fortune, his roots were humble. To discover more about his upbringing, you will meet your experienced tour guide in Memphis, in front of The Guest House at Graceland. From there, hop on a luxury coach bus to begin a 1:45 hour drive towards the King's birthplace. Along the ride, enjoy Elvis Presley movies and concerts played on the TV to get you in the mood for the day ahead. When arriving at the city of Tupelo, you will visit the house Elvis Presley was born in and is now considered a historic landmark by the State of Mississippi. You will learn more about the history of the house and his childhood before heading to Elvis Presley Museum, his childhood church, the "Walk of Life" trail tracing Elvis' career and personal life, and see the "Elvis at 13" statue, the Story Wall & Fountain of Li...
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What people are saying about Mississippi
My spouse loves the Blues. I enjoyed learning the rich history and heritage of the Blues in the South. I recommend a trip to the museum. I learned so much. I appreciate my ancestors creative, genius used to create the unique Blues Sound we enjoy today.