This Rural Road Trip Will Lead You To Some Of The Best Countryside Hidden Gems In Mississippi
By Daniella DiRienzo|Updated on December 13, 2023(Originally published July 25, 2022)
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for more than 30 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as the Mississippi-based Parents & Kids Magazine. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
We love coming up with great Mississippi road trip ideas, and we think you’re going to love the route we’ve mapped out for your next adventure. It leads to some of the best hidden gems in Mississippi. We scoured the most rural areas in Mississippi to find sites that are often overlooked – but shouldn’t be! The end result is a fun-filled route that includes fossils, farms, and everything in between. Are you ready for an adventure on one of the best road trips to do in Mississippi? Let’s go!
So, did you know about these hidden gems in Mississippi? Have you visited any of them? If so, which ones and what do you think? What other rural areas of Mississippi boast can’t-miss sites? Tell us!
Looking for more Mississippi hidden gems to explore? Then you’ll want to check out the River Basin Model, an abandoned site in Jackson that takes the title of the biggest small-scale model in the world!