Mississippi, which derives its name from the well-known Mississippi river, is a U.S state located in the Southern United states. It is bordered by Tennessee on the north, Alabama to the east, and Louisiana to the South. It is a very diverse place to visit, as it offers both rural surroundings, such as the low-lying marshlands, and also urban and developed places such as the capital city of Jackson. For a mix of country and city, there is no better place to visit on holiday than the charming and rustic Mississippi. Not only does it offer all of this, but Mississippi is also home to some lovely beaches, meaning your holiday will be jam packed of activities and fun memories.
Renting holiday accommodation in Mississippi
To really experience an authentic holiday in Mississippi it’s best to rent your own holiday accommodation. There are apartments which are perfect for this, as they have all the required modern facilities, and are spacious, ideal for a family vacation. They also offer you more privacy and control on your holiday than you may have if you stayed in a hotel. There are a wide range of apartments in Mississippi available to rent, from Mississippi apartments in rural areas, to holiday accommodation near the beach. Browse through the selection of holiday rentals available through HouseTrip, and you are sure to find something which suits your needs down to a T.
Where to stay in Mississippi
Whether you decide to stay in the rural areas of Mississippi to experience the ‘authentic’ area, or near the beautiful beaches to have an enjoying and relaxing holiday, you are never short of something to do. In rural Mississippi there are many outdoorsy and traditional activities to enjoy, which are also favourites of local Mississippians. They enjoy hunting, shooting and fishing, and you will not be short of places to do these interesting activities in the rural areas of Mississippi. However, it’s not all country-living, as the city of Jackson also offers a diverse amount of activities for the city-lover. There are shops, cinemas and even a large selection of theatres to visit and catch a show. It is also a city rich in musical history, with the world famous Malaco records recording studio here. There are also many annual festivals such as the Festival Latino which can be a brilliant cultural addition to any stay in Mississippi.
Mississippi with the family
If you are looking for an exciting family holiday with different and contrasting activities to be enjoyed from one day to the next, then you should look no further than Mississippi. The great outdoors, rivers and lakes and hiking trails make for great family adventures, and pleasant days can be spent fishing or hunting, providing this is what you all enjoy. If you are more of a city family, Mississippi is more than able to cater for you too, with Jackson offering holidaymakers a veritable delight of opportunities. A great day out for a family in Jackson is the Jackson Zoo, which has a wide range of animals for all to marvel at. However, if you are looking for a more intellectual and captivating day out, the Mississippi museum of natural science is a firm family favourite.