Take This Quirky Road Trip To Visit Mississippi’s Most Unique Roadside Attractions
Quirky may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Mississippi, but the state has its fair share of sites that could be classified as such. And if you want to bask in the oddities the Magnolia State has to offer, you’ve come to the right place because this road trip will lead you to eight Mississippi roadside attractions, some of the state’s most peculiar sites. At just over 1,000 miles, the route will take about 17 hours to complete, making it perfect for a weekend full of weirdness. Take a look:
So, did you know about these quirky sites? Ever been to any of them? Think you’ll attempt this road trip? Tell us in the comments section.
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Mississippi Roadside Attractions
What are some hidden gems in Mississippi?
One of nature’s hidden gems in Mississippi is Cat's Den Cave Preserve in Smith County, an interesting preserve with rare types of plants and animals in addition to the cave. Or if you’re interested in historical hidden gems in Mississippi, check out Small Town Mississippi at the AG Museum, for a step back in time to life in the 1920s.
Where are the most unique places in Mississippi?
Two of the most unique places in Mississippi are Tallahatchie Flats in Greenwood, where six tiny homes like the ones blues musicians once lived in and that was common for that region of the state have been preserved, and the Lunar Lander at the John C. Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis. This structure was used by Apollo astronauts while training for a mission to the moon and has Astronaut Fred Haise’s boot prints and autograph on its base.
What are the oldest attractions in Mississippi?
At over 230 years old, Sciple's Water Mill is a fascinating historic site and one of the oldest attractions in Mississippi. The Delta Blues Museum is the oldest museum in the state, located in Clarksdale and dating back to 1979.