The 11 Best Backroads In Mississippi For A Long Scenic Drive

Think you have to be an avid hiker or willing to brave the immense summer heat to take in the amazing scenery that fills Mississippi? Think again! The Magnolia State is home to several scenic byways, which means you can view some of the state’s most spectacular sites from the comfort of your own vehicle. So the next time you’re in the mood for a relaxing drive, check out one of these 11 Mississippi backroads.

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/

Have you ever traveled any of these scenic byways? Have another to add to this list? Tell us in the comments section!

Looking for more scenic sites in the Magnolia State? Check out “These 10 Scenic Overlooks In Mississippi Will Leave You Breathless.