Looking for the ideal place to rendezvous with your love? You’re in luck because, as it turns out, the state is filled with locales guaranteed to spice things up. From beachfront getaways to rustic retreats, these 12 romantic spots in Mississippi are perfect to take that special someone.
1. The Alluvian, Greenwood
Located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, this hotel is the perfect place for that much needed romantic getaway. Guests can enjoy a delicious meal at the renowned in-house restaurant or spend the day at the hotel’s 7,000 square foot luxury spa. Couples staying at the hotel can also enjoy cooking classes at the nearby Viking Cooking School.
2. The White House Hotel, Biloxi
Thanks to this Biloxi hotel’s prime beachfront location, it provides the ideal atmosphere for those looking for a bit of romance. Aside from moonlit walks on the beach, couples can wine and dine at the hotel restaurant, Cora, check out the luxurious pool and hot tub, both of which offer ocean front views, or visit one of the many nearby world-class casinos.
3. The Devereaux Shields House Date Night Escape, Natchez
Boasting the “perfect location for romantic getaways,” this historic Natchez bed and breakfast has gone above and beyond with its upcoming event, Date Night Escape. Taking place from January 4th to February 4th of this year, couples are treated to a night’s stay in the room of their choice, a $50 dining card, tickets for a horse-drawn carriage ride, a bottle of wine and fruit, and a southern-style breakfast. For more information, click
4. McClain Lodge, Brandon
Tucked away along the banks of a quiet lake, the perfectly secluded McClain Lodge should be on every couple’s list of must-visit destinations. The idyllic setting paired with the cozy cabins make for a getaway that is nothing short of amazing.
5. Tishomingo State Park, Tishomingo
Offering some of the state’s best hiking, fishing, and even rock climbing, Tishomingo State Park is the epitome of rustic romance. The park’s amenities also include several rustic cabins, which means lovebirds can turn their day trip into an overnight stay.
6. Mary Mahoney’s, Biloxi
Considered one of the most unique restaurants in the south, Mary Mahoney’s offers fine dining in one of the nation’s oldest homes. Patrons have the option of enjoying their “elegant meals” in either the ambient dining room or the private courtyard.
7. Bonne Terre Country Inn & Café, Nesbit
Situated among the north Mississippi highlands, Bonne Terre features 15 guest rooms, all of which are beautifully decorated and offer stunning views of the grounds. Romance abounds from the moment couples arrive as they are greeted with fresh flowers and chocolate covered strawberries. Lovebirds can continue their fun with a serene stroll on one of the inn’s walking paths or by relaxing around the pool.
8. Monmouth Historic Inn, Natchez
Southern charm at its finest, the Monmouth Inn is made up of luxurious rooms and suites, which are scattered throughout the main house and seven outbuildings. Aside from amazing accommodations, couples can enjoy dining at the inn’s award-winning restaurant, Restaurant 1818, or taking a stroll through the “lovingly restored garden.”
9. The Dunleith Historic Inn, Natchez
Known for its opulence, this historic inn encompasses 40 beautifully landscaped acres and boasts 22 luxurious rooms. The property also includes the original carriage house, which has been transformed into the award-winning Castle Restaurant. Rich in history and charm, Dunleith Historic Inn offers a romantic getaway that can’t be matched.
10. Clark Creek Nature Area, Woodville
Referred to as one of the state’s “most beautiful outdoor treasures,” this locale is ideal for all those nature-loving couples out there, and the fact that it’s so remote only adds to its appeal. Encompassing more than 700 acres, the Clark Creek Nature Areas provides impeccable views, complete with waterfalls, and designated picnic areas, perfect for a private lunch.
11. Bethany Guest House, Booneville
Located in a serene “country” setting, this beautiful guest house offers the utmost in peace and quiet (and romance). And to top things off, guests are treated to an authentic European-style breakfast, compliments of the house.
12. The Natchez Trace Parkway
The romantic drive of all romantic drives, this 444-mile parkway offers some of the most breathtaking views in the country. And for couples feeling a bit adventurous, the Trace is perfect for activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping.
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