Ready to make the next 12 months your best (and most fun) year yet? Well, you’re in luck, then, because the Magnolia State is chock-full of fun day trips near you. In fact, there may be too many things to do. Lucky for you, we put together this list to narrow down the options. And since we’ve included 12 amazing Mississippi day trips, you can embark on a new adventure each month. Take a look at our picks for some of the best day trips in Mississippi and embark upon the adventure of a lifetime!


So, have you done any (or all) of the things listed above? Can you think of something we forgot? What are some of your favorite things to do in Mississippi? Share some fun day trips near you in Mississippi in the comments!

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Best Day Trips In Mississippi

What are some unique things to do around Mississippi?  

Some unique things to do around Mississippi include:


Don’t ever let anyone tell you Mississippi isn’t worth visiting – they are mistaken, and you’re in for the adventure of a lifetime! Turns out, there are loads of unique things to do around Mississippi, and we have more than a few suggestions. Visit the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum, which you won’t find anywhere but in Tupelo. The Biloxi Lighthouse is an amazing place for photographers to get some truly unique photos of Mississippi that might make folks who have never been here say, “That’s Mississippi?” Another wonderfully unique experience in Mississippi is that of the legendary Mississippi Blues Trail, which is just begging for you to embark.  

Where can I go on some fun day trips near me?  

Some fun day trips near you in Mississippi include:


Mississippi is an excellent destination for many types of day trips. For example, you could spend an entire day in Jackson exploring the multitudes of museums you’ll find there. Enjoy the Mississippi Museum of Natural Sciences, the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, the Mississippi Museum of Arts, and the Old Capitol Museum all in one day! Head out on a hiking adventure in any of our amazing Mississippi state parks, or check out the sunset over any of the breathtaking lakes in Mississippi.  

What are some wonderful getaway spots near me? 

Some wonderful getaway spots near you in Mississippi include:


No matter what corner of the state you’re located in, you’re sure to have plenty of options for your next getaway right in your backyard. Head to Natchez and stay the night, doing tours of amazing historic homes and checking out its museums. Alternatively, you can go to any of Mississippi’s cutest small towns, like Port Gibson or Holly Springs – they are ADORABLE and you might just want to move there, so beware! Other epic getaway spots in Mississippi include its resorts, which can be found scattered throughout the state, and our spas are second to none.

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