Adventure Travel – Mississippi
Adventure travel is easy in Mississippi you will find the wonders of century old oaks, discover the history of the civil war, great food and of course the blues. Since you will be traveling in the south you may want to slow down the pace and travel on the Natchez Trace Parkway rewarding your 50 mph speed limit with scenic views and plenty of places along the way to help you to understand the southern way of life.
Hiking along the trails in Tishomingo State Park you will find a part of the Appalachian Trail that has been traveled for centuries. Ferns and plant life here are different from any other part of Mississippi. The hiking trails take you along refreshing creeks and around the big boulders. Spend the day relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.
If your looking to find wildlife in Mississippi Homochitto National Forest is the best place to find it with two wildlife reserves within its bounderies plenty of places to hike off and enjoy the quiet beauty of the park. By now you should be able to just kick back and relax. Enjoy a hike around the man made lake or a refreshing swim.
You will find 26 miles of sun drenched beaches at the end of the highway. Travel to Biloxi you can take a cruise out to Ship Island where Fort Massachusetts housed prisoners of war during the Civil War. Walking along the beaches of Gulf Islands National Park will open a window on how the coast was hundreds if not thousands of years ago.
Travel along the Deep South Antiques and Wine trail to Natchez and discover some of the best Mascadine wine in the United States. Natchez is the oldest settlement along the Mississippi River full of history, fun and music. Some of the Natchez Indian Burial Mounds remain and here is a reconstructed village. You can steep yourself in history and wonder at years gone by.
The blues is the music of Mississippi for the blues lover you will find many points of interest along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Adventure travelers who travel to Mississippi will not be disappointed, where oaks, moss and history are a feast for the eyes. Southern hospitality will recharge a weary travelers batteries. A adventure trip to Mississippi will not soon be forgotten by anyone who takes their time and smell the Magnolias along the way.