Shhhhh. Come closer. I’m going to tell you a secret; 10 of them, actually. Mississippi is filled with many well-known sights and attractions, such as the Natchez Trace Parkway and the Vicksburg National Military Park. And while these places are great, there are so many lesser-known places that are definitely worthy of a visit. From a local artist’s favorite secluded island to an old country store with the best steaks around, here are 10 of Mississippi’s best kept secrets.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Keep this list going! Add your favorite lesser-known Mississippi attraction to the comments section below. And if you’ve been to any of the places listed above, share that in the comments section too.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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