Mississippi is rich with unique American culture, loaded with beautiful beaches and islands, and recognized as the birthplace of Delta Blues. You’ll find historic antebellum homes, the glorious Gulf of Mexico, intriguing national parks, and southern hospitality. Mississippi has everything you’ll need for an unforgettable experience.
1.Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens
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Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens is an antebellum mansion from the early 19th century situated on 26 acres of perfectly manicured gardens in Natchez, Mississippi. With an ambiance reflecting that of a bygone time, the resort offers its guests 30 elegantly-appointed rooms complete with antique furnishings and antebellum-era reproductions. Resort guests will appreciate convenient access to Natchez attractions that include Bluff Park, Melrose, Stanton Hall, and the Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture. Guests can stroll through the resort’s meticulously nurtured gardens, and view the blooming azaleas, roses, and magnolias. Resort amenities include a complimentary Southern breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres, free use of an off-site fitness center, and a business center.
1358 John A Quitman Boulevard, Natchez, MS, Phone: 601-442-5852
© Belmont Plantation
Belmont Plantation is a historic 1857 antebellum mansion that provides a one-of-a-kind lodging experience in the Mississippi Delta. Situated along Mississippi Highway 1, this charming bed and breakfast can be found in the city of Greenville. Guests staying here will appreciate the mansion’s close proximity to area attractions that include the River Road Queen Welcome Center, 1927 Flood Museum, Greenville History Museum, and Washington County Courthouse. The mansion boasts 9,000 square feet of elegant space, gorgeous red brick, and beautiful white pillars. The suites and rooms are spacious, tastefully decorated, and feature restored antiques. They’re equipped with private or semi-private bathrooms, new pillows and mattresses, and complimentary toiletries.
3498 Highway 1 South, Greenville, MS, Phone: 901-652-1390
3.Brandon Hall Plantation
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Brandon Hall Plantation is a charming bed and breakfast located about five miles northeast of downtown Natchez, Mississippi. This gorgeous antebellum home is surrounded by a marvelous property graced with rolling hills, beautiful gardens, native plants, and a sparkling pond. Visitors can stroll along the walking paths that wind through the forests, relax on the dock down by the pond, or enjoy a lovely picnic beneath one of the property’s towering oak trees. Guests will have easy access to outdoor recreational activities that include kayaking down the Mississippi River, hiking through trails in the Homochitto National Forest, and fishing at Natchez State Park. The rooms feature restored antiques, are elegantly decorated, and are equipped with modern amenities.
73 Natchez Trace Parkway, Natchez, MS, Phone: 601-304-1040
4.Dunleith Historic Inn
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Dunleith Historic Inn is a marvelous 1856 Greek revival home located near the center of downtown Natchez, Mississippi. The Inn’s guests will appreciate being within walking distance of Natchez’s restaurants, art galleries, cafés, and boutiques. They’ll also be close to area attractions that include St. Mary Basilica and historic First Presbyterian Church. The exterior of the home features 26 towering Tuscan columns made of brick and white stucco that wrap around the entire home. The Inn is equipped with 22 charming and elegantly-appointed rooms for its guests to enjoy. Room amenities include luxury bedding, gas fireplaces, private bathrooms, and wireless Internet. Resort amenities include an onsite restaurant and pub, and a daily complimentary breakfast.
84 homochitto Street, Natchez, MS, Phone: 601-446-8500
5.Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi
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Situated along the Gulf of Mexico, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi is a luxury resort located in Biloxi, Mississippi. The resort has everything visitors need for a memorable experience, from a world-class casino to sensational gastronomy to a rejuvenating spa. The Gulf offers a variety of fun water activities for guests to enjoy that include deep-sea fishing, jet skiing, scuba diving, and sailing tours. Rooms are bright and airy, feature modern design, and are comfortably furnished. Most of the well-appointed rooms and suites offer breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Resort amenities include an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar, nine restaurants, three hot tubs, a fitness center, and 24-hour room service.
777 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, MS, Phone: 228-374-7625
6.Harrah’s Gulf Coast
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Harrah’s Gulf Coast is a sophisticated resort situated across the street from the shimmering Gulf of Mexico in Biloxi, Mississippi. Guests staying at Harrah’s will appreciate the resort’s close proximity to Biloxi’s art galleries, cafés, boutiques, and waterfront restaurants. Resort guests will also enjoy easy access to water activities that include stand-up paddle boarding, sailing tours, jet skiing, scuba diving, and swimming. Rooms have gray carpet with an interesting purple circle pattern, wallpapered accent walls, large windows, and sleek, modern furnishings. They’re equipped with private bathrooms, plush bedding, 49-inch flat-screen TVs, and complimentary high-speed Internet. Resort amenities include a casino, sparkling pool, on-site dining options, and state-of-the-art spa.
280 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, MS, Phone: 228-436-2946
7.Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown
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Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown is an elegant 1923 hotel located near the State Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi. The hotel’s guests will appreciate being within walking distance of downtown Jackson’s award-winning restaurants, chic art galleries, and charming boutiques. Guests will also enjoy easy access to area attractions that include the Mississippi Children’s Museum, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Rooms have a bright and airy feel, are equipped with chic furnishings, and provide tasteful design. Room amenities include coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, and private bathrooms. Additional hotel perks include a business center, fitness room, whirlpool, and heated swimming pool.
235 West Capitol Street, Jackson, MS, Phone: 601-353-5464
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8.IP Casino Resort Spa
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IP Casino Resort Spa is a vibrant and modern resort situated along the shimmering Back Bay of Biloxi, Mississippi. This award-winning resort boasts 32 well-appointed floors, the Gulf Coast’s one-and-only Vegas-style ultra-lounge, and some of the most spectacular water views available in Mississippi. Being situated on the water’s edge means guests will have convenient access to water activities that include kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, and boating. There are several attractions in the area for guests to explore that include Biloxi Lighthouse, Biloxi Beach, and Biloxi Visitors Center. Rooms offer a sleek and contemporary design, stylish furnishings, and plenty of space. Resort amenities include a fitness center, complimentary high-speed Internet, the Senses Spa & Salon, a casino, and a swimming pool.
850 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS, Phone: 228-436-3000
9.Natchez Grand Hotel
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Natchez Grand Hotel is an upscale hotel situated on a bluff that overlooks the Mississippi River in Natchez, Mississippi. Guests will be just steps from the city’s entertainment, shops, restaurants, antebellum homes, and famous attractions. Some of the attractions guests will have convenient access to include the Historic Natchez Cemetery, St. Mary Basilica, Longwood, and Rosalie Mansion. The Mississippi offers a variety of fun water activities for guests to enjoy, including fishing, boating, jet-skiing, and kayaking. Rooms provide an elegant, cozy, and sophisticated setting for guests. Room amenities include private bathrooms with tile and granite, flat-screen TVs with cable and HBO, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Hotel features include a fitness center, business center, and small pool.
111 Broadway Street, Natchez, MS, Phone: 601-446-9994
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10.Old Capitol Inn
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Built in 1952, Old Capitol Inn is a historic, red-brick hotel located in downtown Jackson, Mississippi. Guests will have a plethora of activities to enjoy in the city of Jackson that include shopping at Forty Four Fifty and Vintage Barbie Boutique, exploring Fischer Galleries, and dining at Char Restaurant. Jackson offers a variety of interesting attractions visitors may want to check out, like the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion, Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center, and Old Capitol Museum. Rooms are tastefully decorated, furnished comfortably, and provide a bit of rustic charm. Room amenities include plush bedding, cable TV, complimentary wireless Internet, and bathrobes. The hotel has a roof-top garden offering marvelous views over downtown Jackson.
226 North State Street, Jackson, MS, Phone: 601-359-9000
11.Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
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Beau Rivage Resort & Casino is a luxury, waterfront resort and casino situated along Beach Boulevard in Biloxi, Mississippi. This resort is jam-packed with fun and exciting things to do that range from premier shopping to arcade games. Travelers can golf at Fallen Oak Golf Course during the day, and then enjoy a little nightlife at EIGHT75 or Breeze Bar. Guests will appreciate convenient access to the resort’s casino where they can play over 1,800 slot machines, blackjack and craps tables, and live poker. Rooms are spacious and bright, decorated elegantly, and equipped with stylish, contemporary furnishings. Room amenities include floor-to-ceiling windows, Italian marble in the bathrooms, Keurig coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, and complimentary high-speed Internet.
875 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, MS, Phone: 888-567-6667
© The Alluvian
The Alluvian is a sleek, upscale hotel situated just a few blocks from the Yalobusha River in Greenwood, Mississippi. Hotel guests will appreciate its close proximity to downtown Greenwood boutiques, cafés, art galleries, and sensational gastronomy. Guests can explore the Museum of the Mississippi Delta, play rounds of golf at the Greenwood Country Club, and enjoy kayaking on the Yalobusha River. The 45 luxuriously-appointed rooms offer textures and colors of Delta earth, with foliage and sky as the inspiration for design. The rooms are equipped with large marble bathrooms, plush bedding, and award-winning art. Resort amenities include a complimentary, daily Southern breakfast buffet, room service, and a fitness center.
318 Howard Street, Greenwood, MS, Phone: 662-453-2114
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13.The Burn Bed & Breakfast
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The Burn Bed & Breakfast is a lovely, nine-room boutique hotel located along North Union Street in downtown Natchez, Mississippi. The hotel is only four blocks away from the shimmering Mississippi River where guests can enjoy water activities that include fishing, jet-skiing, boating, and kayaking. The Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge, St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge, and Homochitto National Forest are a few of the popular attractions situated within a short drive of the hotel. The rooms are cozy, inviting, elegantly decorated, and feature beautifully restored antiques. Room amenities include private bathrooms, cable TV, and wireless Internet. After a long day of adventure, guests can unwind by taking a dip in, and relaxing by the hotel’s sparkling pool.
712 North Union Street, Natchez, MS, Phone: 601-442-1344
© The Elms
The Elms is a historic 1804 home that now serves as a delightful bed and breakfast in downtown Natchez, Mississippi. The home is situated on a well-manicured property surrounded by beautiful, towering oak trees. Hotel guests will be within walking distance of Natchez cafés, bars, restaurants, art galleries, and boutiques. Many of the city’s attractions can be reached by foot from the hotel including the Peter Hunter House, Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture, and Glen Auburn. The rooms offer Old World charm, restored and original antiques, and comfortable bedding. Room amenities include plush bathrobes, private bathrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs. Guests can enjoy a daily, complimentary, Southern-style breakfast in the hotel’s dining room, or on the veranda.
801 Washington Street, Natchez, MS, Phone: 601-445-5979
15.The Inn on Whitworth
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The Inn on Whitworth is a charming hotel offering luxurious boutique rooms in downtown Brookhaven, Mississippi. The Inn is conveniently situated within walking distance of several restaurants, cafes, and boutiques within Brookhaven. There are a variety of local attractions for guests to explore that include the Homochitto National Forest, Lincoln County Historical and Genealogical Society Museum, and Brookhaven City Park. Guests can enjoy fun outdoor activities, including golf, hiking, fishing, and mountain biking. Rooms are warm and inviting, feature modern design, and are comfortably furnished. They’re equipped with spacious bathrooms, Keurig coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, and complimentary high-speed Internet.
210 South Whitworth Avenue, Brookhaven, MS, Phone: 601-990-5097
15 Best Resorts in Mississippi
- Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens, Photo: Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens
- Belmont Plantation, Photo: Belmont Plantation
- Brandon Hall Plantation, Photo: Brandon Hall Plantation
- Dunleith Historic Inn, Photo: Courtesy of stevengaertner - Fotolia.com
- Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi, Photo: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi
- Harrah’s Gulf Coast, Photo: Harrah’s Gulf Coast
- Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown, Photo: Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown
- IP Casino Resort Spa, Photo: IP Casino Resort Spa
- Natchez Grand Hotel, Photo: Natchez Grand Hotel
- Old Capitol Inn, Photo: Old Capitol Inn
- Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Photo: Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
- The Alluvian, Photo: The Alluvian
- The Burn Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Courtesy of ercan senkaya - Fotolia.com
- The Elms, Photo: The Elms
- The Inn on Whitworth, Photo: The Inn on Whitworth
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