15 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in Mississippi

  • SWATHI RAMASWAMY
  • UPDATED Jul 05, 2018
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Mississippi is one of the southernmost states in The United States of America. This delta region has a rich historical and cultural background. It is considered to be the birthplace of the Blues music and preserves one of the critical Civil War sites in the Vicksburg Military Park. Take your loved one on an exciting trip to Mississippi over a weekend and attend the book festival, crawfish boils or the concert nights that are held. This state is one of the richest states in terms of their art, culture, history and architecture. Listed below are some of the most romantic places where you can spend a weekend with your loved one.

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1. Bay Town Inn

Located at the new St. Bay Marina, this bed and breakfast is the perfect way to spend some downtime with your partner at the beach. Activities like hiking and nature trails, a visit to the state parks and water sports like kayaking, canoeing, etc. along the Gulf Coast are all available for the couple who enjoys the outdoors. The Infinity science centre, maritime and seafood industry museum among others are some of the must-visit places for art and culture enthusiasts.

2. Monmouth Historic Inn

The Monmouth Historic Inn is a bed and breakfast spread over 26 acres of luxurious gardens and is a National Historic Landmark property. This inn promises a southern style breakfast and amazing warm hospitality. Furnished with antebellum-era furnishings and equipped with modern amenities, it is a beautiful amalgamation of the old and the new. Various activities such as bird watching, croquet and fishing are available. 

3. The White House Hotel

The White House Hotel is a historic boutique hotel at the Gulf Coast beach. It boasts of a fabulous view and contemporary style accommodation. The rooftop restaurant enjoys a panoramic view of the gulf coast of Mexico and serves local cuisines. The hotel is only a short walk to the Keesler Air Force Base and Harrah’s Gulf Coast casino.

4. Barn Loft Bed and Breakfast

This is a farm style bed and breakfast, set in Willowdale and promises a charming retreat for couples. Set near the heart of Oxford, popularly known as the Cultural Mecca of the South, it is a quaint old town perfect for exploring with your partner. Various museums, theatres, restaurants, etc. attract a number of tourists from all over the world.

5. Fairview Inn

Situated in the heart of Jackson, the Fairview Inn is an award-winning boutique restaurant and has been named a National Historic Landmark site.

The Jackson Zoo, various art galleries and museums are quite nearby from the Fairview Inn.

The Civil Rights Driving Tour, Mississippi Literary Trail, and Mississippi Blues trail are all must do activities to get a full experience of the culture of Mississippi.

6. The Clarkhouse

Overlooking the Sunflower River and set in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, whisk your lover away to the Clarkshouse for a quick romantic rendezvous. Explore the Clarksdale Historic District for a deeper appreciation of the culture of the place. A visit to the number of bohemian tours, canoeing trips and art galleries in the city are a great way of unwinding with your partner.

7. The Cartney Hunt House

A cosy bed and breakfast set amidst the quiet of Columbus, this is the perfect place to unwind with your partner away from all the hustle of daily life. It is a charming guest house style hotel that combines the old world charm with modern amenities. Several attractions like the Historic Downtown District, Barristers House, the Columbus War Museum, etc. are at close quarters from this hotel. 

8. Bonne Terre Country Inn and Cafe

Overlooking the Mississippi Highlands, this is a cosy hotel that offers Southern-style hospitality and fresh food. An outdoor saltwater swimming pool, a lake full of fish and a well-stocked library provides ample in-house entertainment. All rooms are equipped with standard amenities perfect for a quick romantic getaway.

9. The Alluvian Hotel

Located in Greenwood, the Alluvian hotel offers a wide range of rooms and suites for couples to choose from. The private Alluvian theatre is a great source of entertainment. Transportation to the local attractions like museums and exhibitions is provided by the hotel.

10. The Dunlieth Historic Inn

This inn overlooks a vast area of meadows and is a National Historic Landmark. It offers a calm environment and is perfect for a weekend of unwinding with your partner. A trip to the ruins of an old antebellum mansion is a great excursion for couples. There are other activities like visits to the local museums for a deeper appreciation of the Southern culture.

11. Shadowlawn Bed and Breakfast

This is one of the best options if you want to spend a quiet weekend with your partner. Enjoy a tour of the Columbus historical South Side that is organized by the hotel. It boasts of an exclusive, luxurious stay at this hotel only has 6 rooms.

12. The Devereux Shield House

It is an extremely exclusive bed and breakfast that offers packages for honeymooners and couples for a romantic getaway. Go on a guided tour to explore the culture of the Natchez with your partner. The Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge for waterfowl and The Natchez Trace Parkway are a few of the outdoor activities that you can take up.

13. The Westgate Tunica Resort

A tribute to the Southern Plantations, this resort is situated in Robinsonville. It offers a cosy retreat from your busy life. Only a short drive from Las Vegas-style casinos, you can visit these for a complete gaming experience and night of entertainment. Apart from all standard amenities each room also comes with a fully equipped kitchen.

14. Old Capitol Inn

The Old Capitol Inn boasts of a New Orleans style retreat for couples with boutique style range of accommodations. Various walking tours are organized that explore the rich history and culture of the district. The Fondren Arts and Entertainment District is also worth exploring.

15. Beau Rivage Resort and Casino

Perfect for the adventurous couple, this resort promises a fun time filled with entertainment. Restaurants with a variety of cuisines like Italian, seafood restaurants, poolhouses and steakhouses are popular. Golf Courses and Arcade game houses are offered by the resort for a fun-filled vacation.

Mississippi is one of the most charming states in the USA. A visit to these hotels and resorts would be no less than an experience of a lifetime. 

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