The state of Mississippi is located in the Southern United States, between Louisiana
. Its name comes from the great Mississippi River that flows along its western border. The majority of the region is considered to be part of the East Gulf Coastal Plain and is mostly made up of low hills. Take out a vacation rental or condo rental accommodation and enjoy a get-away in one of America’s liveliest states
The city of Jackson is not only the Capital of Mississippi, but is a historical hub for unique cultural events in the area and is known to offer exciting activities for all ages
. Head down to the Mississippi Museum of Art and gaze upon extraordinary pieces that range from local all the way to national. For further exploration of the arts, check out the Mississippi Opera and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
. The former promises to captivate your eyes with heartfelt performances, while the latter will dazzle your ears with resounding harmony. Then in the evening, before heading back to your accommodations, take a tour of the town and enjoy a true fine dining experience.
A vacation rental accommodation near Jackson is a great opportunity to tour the Governor’s Mansion for a real look at the historical site. Occupied since 1842, the mansion is the second oldest residence of a governor in the United States
. Proclaimed a National Historic Landmark in 1975, the beautiful structure represents a powerful example of the Greek revival architecture in America.
In terms of summer activities, the state has many more rivers than just its namesake and is a great place to go canoeing or kayaking
. Gorgeous natural vistas are out in the countryside, just waiting for you to explore them on foot, bicycle or ATV
. Plenty of water bodies like Grenada Lake and Arkabutla Lake offer a chance to kick back on the beach and go swimming, and with a humid subtropical climate
you won’t want to leave the water.
Vacation rentals and accommodations in Mississippi will give you a chance to experience first-hand events and festivals like the Annual Prairie Arts Festival, Annual Jazz Festival and the Iuka Heritage Festival
Fishing and hunting excursions are available with professional guides throughout the state, though you can always choose to experience the Mississippi wilderness alone or with friends. Thanks in large part to a conservation effort throughout the state; the game population is very productive and healthy, making for an exceptional hunting experience. The White Tail deer in particular thrives to a near over-population
point in the region, and with wild birds like the Eastern Wild Turkey and the Mourning Dove, there is no shortage of game.
Head on down to Mississippi and stay in one of our comfortable condo rentals or other vacation rentals and accommodation. Owner Direct promises the best deals on lodging throughout the state.