Adventurous travelers will find the one-of-a-kind experiences they live for here in the Mississippi Delta. Whether you’re rolling down blacktop, gravel or dust, the Delta’s backroads lead to people, places, events and spur-of-the-moment adventures.
Because of its mixture of Delta heritage, history and proximity to Memphis, DeSoto County is a unique blend of Delta authenticity and uptown sophistication and is one of the most exciting places to visit in Mississippi. Possibly no other county in the Delta features the abundance of restaurants, shopping, entertainment and sports-related attractions.
There is more to Tunica than just casinos. You can immerses yourself in the fascinating history of the area with museums, golf, hunting and spas. Whatever you want...we got it.
Many say Clarksdale, Mississippi is the very birthplace of the blues. It would be hard to argue against it. Site of countless blues festivals and home to famous blues musicians like Muddy Waters and Son House, the city will definitely teach you everything you need to know about the health of the blues in the Delta today.
A historic downtown. Outdoor recreation. An abundance of shopping and dining. A lively arts and entertainment scene and, of course, plenty of Delta hospitality. It's easy to see why Cleveland has been named "one of the 100 best small towns in America."
When most people stroll into Indianola, MS, they’ve got two things on their mind- Mississippi Blues and B.B. King. As the placewhere Riley B. King grew up and later claimed as home on stages around the world under his new name "Beale Street Blues Boy" - B.B. - King, and stocked with blues joint after blues joint, Indianola draws blues enthusiasts who travel the globe to experience the history of blues music in this small Mississippi Delta town.
Greenwood has a special relationship with the blues – a music born of field hollers used in the days when cotton was picked by hand. Come to the City of Greenwood to explore the Mississippi Blues Trailor to visit one of famous blues musician Robert Johnson's three grave-sites.
The Blues, Antebellum homes and cotton plantations. Classic Delta dining. Native American burial grounds. Art and literature. Casinos and gaming. Looking for entertainment, art, music, history and pure, unabated Delta tradition? Say "Hello" to Greenville, Mississippi. Birthed as a booming central city for business and trade, today Greenville stands as the iconic heart of Delta creativity, heritage, culture and outdoor adventure.
In Yazoo County, the rich heritage of the Mississippi Delta comes to life through the sharing of Yazoo City history – as it involves blues concerts and history, African American heritage, outdoor recreation and some uniquely entertaining Mississippi folklore.
Situated high on the bluffs above the Mississippi River, Vicksburg serves as the “Key to the South” and prides itself on its perfect location as a midway point between Memphis and New Orleans. Visit the site of the defining battle of America’s defining war at the Vicksburg National Military Park.
MS Delta National Heritage Area
The Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) is the land where the Blues began, where Rock and Roll was created and where Gospel remains a vibrant art. It is an agricultural region where cotton was once king, and where ‘precision-ag’ rules today. It is a place that saw the struggles of the Civil War and the cultural revolution of the Civil Rights Movement. It is the home of the Great Migration, and a land of rich culinary, religious, artistic and literary heritage.