Tupelo Tourism

Tupelo /ˈtuːpəloʊ/ is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. The seventh-largest city in the state, it is situated in Northeast Mississippi, between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama. It is accessed by Interstate 22. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,546, with the surrounding counties of Lee, Pontotoc and Itawamba supporting a population of 139,671 Tupelo was the first city to gain an electrical power grid under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's program of the Tennessee Valley Authority construction of facilities during the Great Depression. The city is also the birthplace of singer Elvis Presley.

Wikipedia

Tupelo is the birthplace of singer Elvis Presley. One of the important tourist landmarks in Tupelo is the birthplace of this legend. Tupelo also falls in the historic Natchez Trace forest trail that connects the Cumberland and Mississippi rivers. This trail was developed by the native Americans. Fans of classic automobiles will love to visit the Auto Museum and its collection of antique, classic and collectible vehicles. The city was also embroiled in the Civil War as given witness by the nearby Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield. Ballard Park is a good place to enjoy an athletic game, golf or simply to let children play in the park. The Tupelo Flea is a good place to shop for clothes, accessories and household items etc. Travel to the city of Tupelo and discover more of its wonders.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Tupelo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Tupelo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tupelo.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 68.01 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.3 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.43 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tupelo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.43 USD

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