Plan a romantic weekend getaway from Jackson, Mississippi, and check into one of these beautiful inns, cottages and B&Bs to rejuvenate and see the sights.

Head to Natchez where you will get to choose from historic mansion, cozy cottages and inviting B&Bs. Or spend a few days in Oxford where you can visit the University of Mississippi Museum, Rowan Oak and other unique attractions. Scroll to see the full list with photos or jump to the table of contents.


Historic Oak Hill - 2 hours from Jackson

Historic Oak Hill - 2 hours from Jackson

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Historic Oak Hill is a beautiful place to stay if you are planning a road trip in Mississippi. Historic Oak Hill is a classic antebellum mansion, featuring three guest rooms furnished with stunning period antiques.

Historic Oak Hill prides itself on comfort, charm, and Southern hospitality. Guests are greeted with homemade cookies and mint juleps upon arrival, and are treated to a delicious Southern breakfast every morning. Take a tour of historic Natchez or stay and relax with a cup of coffee on the porch. More things to do in Natchez

409 S. Rankin St., Natchez, MS 39120, 601-446-2500, Map

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Glenfield Plantation - 2 hours from Jackson

Glenfield Plantation - 2 hours from Jackson

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Southern history is all around at the Glenfield Plantation. Parts of the main house date back to 1812, and the Field family has owned the land for over 130 years. The pre-Civil War Antebellum dwelling is furnished with antiques, and the décor reflects the period in which it was built.

All guests are treated to a full Southern breakfast each morning and a complimentary tour of the property’s 150 acres. There is also a bus tour of historic Natchez that brings tourists to the plantation for history, reenactments, and a multi-course meal.

6 Glenfield Lane, Natchez, Mississippi, MS 39120, 601-442-1002, website, Map

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Monmouth Historic Inn, Natchez

Monmouth Historic Inn, Natchez

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Set among 26 acres of perfectly landscaped gardens, Monmouth Historic Inn is an early 19th century antebellum mansion, which perfectly sets the scene for a romantic getaway.

The mansion was built in 1818 and retains its original splendor.

Most of the guestrooms and suites feature beautiful 4-poster or draped beds, period furniture and a wonderful romantic ambiance.

For a special celebration you can request a room with a spa tub and perhaps order in champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries.

The gracious Quitman Lounge and Study is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail and you can dine in style in Restaurant 1818.

1358 John A. Quitman Blvd, Natchez, MS 39120, Map

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Willowdale Farm - 2 hours 30 minutes from Jackson

Willowdale Farm - 2 hours 30 minutes from Jackson

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Willowdale is a 33-acre working farm located just a few miles from historic Oxford, Mississippi. Willowdale prides itself on offering a quiet retreat from the stresses of day-to-day life. Guests can enjoy a simpler way of living with fresh, organically grown vegetables, fresh chicken eggs, and live goats on the property.

Willowdale is also home to the Barn Loft Bed and Breakfast, housed in the upstairs loft of a large barn. The Barn Loft is furnished with gorgeous furniture hand-made by Willowdale owner Robert Wilson. Guests can also tour Robert’s woodworking workshop on the grounds.

28 CR 225, Oxford, MS 38655, 662-801-8600, Map

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The Carroll House Bed and Breakfast

The Carroll House Bed and Breakfast

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Located by the Gulf of Mexico, the Carroll House Bed and Breakfast is the place to be for a relaxing ocean-side retreat. Choose from one of three spacious guest rooms with private bath or a private cottage located on the grounds. Visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee on the porch and a gourmet breakfast each morning before taking a stroll along the beautiful beaches of the Gulf in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

Bay St. Louis is also home to cafes and coffee shops, boutique shopping, art galleries, and live music and festivals. And if that’s not enough, New Orleans is only a 45-minute drive away.

304 Carroll Avenue, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520, 866-300-2704, Map

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Magnolia Cottage

Magnolia Cottage

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Surrounded by 200-year-old magnolia trees and filled with fresh flowers, Magnolia Cottage lives up to its name. The cottage’s one large guest room has a sitting area, fireplace, and a four-poster bed. Guests are provided with complimentary tea and coffee, and they can savor a hot Southern breakfast in the dining room or in the comfort of their room in the morning.

There is even a working dairy in the basement of the cottage. The staff is always ready to serve and to help guests get the most out of their trip to Natchez. Ask about their specials, including romance, girlfriends’ weekend, and hunters’ packages.

35 Homochitto, Natchez, MS 39120, 601-807-5260, Map

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Collina House, Port Gibson

Collina House, Port Gibson

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Occupying one of the most gracious antebellum homes in Mississippi, Collina House invites guests to step back in time in a genteel environment.

When you book you can choose between 2 beautifully appointed king rooms, one of which as an adjoining double room, should you require it. Both spacious rooms are perfectly private and have their own entrances and each one boasts a coffee maker, small fridge and microwave, for your convenience. The Inn is a great example of an 1830’s planter’s cottage and it is set on a large private property. Communal areas include the front parlor and a billiard room.

100 Greenwood Street, Port Gibson, MS 391501, 601 940 4560, Map

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The Inn on Whitworth, Brookhaven

The Inn on Whitworth, Brookhaven

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Occupying an 1890’s historic building which was once a mercantile store, the Inn on Whitworth is a delightful destination for a romantic getaway.

The inn has 14 very special guestrooms which boast high ceilings, original art works and bespoke furnishings and bedding. You will feel right at home in any of the attractive guestrooms, but booking one of the suites will definitely elevate your romantic escape. After a busy day you will certainly look forward to returning to the peaceful cocoon of your boutique hotel. The inn serves a delicious breakfast in the lobby and there are several restaurants within walking distance.

210 S. Whitworth Ave, Brookhaven, MS 39601, 601 990 5097, Map

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Duff Green Mansion, Vicksburg

Duff Green Mansion, Vicksburg

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Home to Duff and Mary Lake Green during the Civil War, the Duff Green Mansion is filled with history and stories from the past. The individually decorated rooms will take you on a journey through the ages to see what life was like for the family during the tough times of the Civil War.

All the rooms are perfect for a romantic getaway, featuring comfortable beds, period furnishings, modern bathrooms and loads of atmosphere. There are large communal areas to explore including the pool and patio, the lovely gardens and the beautiful drawing room and dining area. The cherry on the top is a delicious 3-course breakfast every morning.

1114 1st E. Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183, 601 636 6968, Map

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Wisteria Bed and Breakfast, Laurel

Wisteria Bed and Breakfast, Laurel

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Perfectly located in the heart of the Laurel Historic District, Wisteria Bed and Breakfast is a great choice for a romantic getaway. Guests are invited to come and spend a night or two immersing themselves in true Southern hospitality in this beautiful mansion, filled with exquisite period pieces.

Each of the three suites evoke days gone by and will charm you with old-fashioned elegance and charm. Each room has a comfy king bed, private bathroom, fine Egyptian linens and individually-controlled heating and cooling. Guests are welcome to relax on the verandah and courtyard or in the cozy sunroom and to enjoy a gourmet breakfast before setting off for the day. 706 N. 5th Ave, Laurel, MS 39440, 601 426 3805, Map

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Located in the southeastern section of the United States, Mississippi is the 32nd largest state by both area and population. The state is named after the Mississippi River, which flows along its western border. Mississippi has borders with Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Alabama, with a small section of coastline on the Gulf of Mexico. The state covers an area of 48,430 square miles and has an estimated population of 2.98 million people.

Agriculture has always been a big part of Mississippi's economy and continues to be important to the state to this day, but Mississippi is also one of the poorest states and also ranks low in terms of health and education. The largest city in Mississippi is Jackson, which is also the state capital. The Greater Jackson area is the biggest metropolitan area in Mississippi. Read on to learn more details and overviews of the largest cities in the state of Mississippi.

Jackson

Situated in Hinds County, Rankin County, and Madison County, the city of Jackson is the capital of Mississippi. It's also the biggest city in the state and is the only Mississippi city to have a population exceeding 100,000. Jackson is situated in the central part of the state on the Pearl River and covers an area of 113.2 square miles. The estimated population of Jackson is 165,000, with over 575,000 in the surrounding metropolitan area.

The city was named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. Jackson is known as 'The City with Soul' for its strong blues and folk music scene, and is also the number one touristic, cultural, commercial, and industrial hub of Mississippi. Major landmarks in Jackson include the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion, State Capitol Building, Jackson Zoo, and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Gulfport

Located in Harrison county, Gulfport is the second biggest city of Mississippi. This city is located on the southern coast of the state and covers an area of 64.2 square miles. The estimated population of Gulfport is 71,000, with approximately 382,000 people living in the surrounding metropolitan area. Gulfport was named due to its situation as a port city on the Gulf of Mexico.

This city forms the Gulfport-Biloxi Metropolitan Statistical Area alongside Biloxi and hosts several unique annual events like the World's Largest Fishing Rodeo and Smokin' the Sound speedboat races. Gulfport is also a key tourism city of the state of Mississippi due to its coastal location and many casinos.

Southaven

Located in DeSoto County in the northern part of the state, Southaven is the third largest city of Mississippi. Due to its close proximity to the Tennessee border, this city is actually a suburb of Memphis and is included as part of the Memphis metropolitan area. Southaven covers an area of 41.5 square miles and has an estimated population of 54,000.

It's one of the fastest-growing cities in all of Mississippi and has a strong economy when compared to other cities around the state due to its key location near Memphis. The city's name comes from the fact that it is situated directly south of the Memphis community of Whitehaven.

Hattiesburg

Mostly situated in Forrest County but also extending slightly into Lamar County, Hattiesburg is the fourth largest city in the state of Mississippi. This city, nicknamed 'Hub City', is located in the south-central part of the state and is home to The University of Southern Mississippi, as well as William Carey University, making it a key educational hub for the state.

Hattiesburg covers an area of 54.3 square miles and has an estimated population of 46,000, with over 148,000 in the surrounding Hattiesburg Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city was founded in 1882 by William H. Hardy, who decided to name it in honor of his wife, Hattie. Hattiesburg is also notable for being home to Camp Shelby, the biggest National Guard base on the eastern side of the Mississippi River.

Biloxi

Located in Harrison County, nearby the other large city of Gulfport, Biloxi is the fifth biggest city in the state of Mississippi. This is a port city, located on the southern edge of the state, with a long stretch of popular touristic beaches directly on the Mississippi Sound.

Biloxi covers an area of 46.7 square miles and has an estimated population of 45,000, with more than 379,000 in the surrounding metropolitan area. The name of the city was taken from a Native American word and has also been spelled Bilocci throughout history. Biloxi is a popular tourist location due to the beaches, lighthouse, and nearby barrier islands.

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