Mississippi Bucket List- Hills Region

Here is the final installment in the Mississippi Bucket List series. Our next Bucket List state will feature Tennessee.


  • Home Place Pastures: This is your chance to visit a working hog farm.


  • Borroum’s Drugstore and Soda Fountain: This is the state’s oldest operating drug store and soda fountain.


  • Chakchiuma Swamp: Great place for hiking and viewing wetland wildlife.

Holly Spring

  • Phillips Grocery: This place is said to have one of the “world’s best burgers.”

Horn Lake

  • Circle G Ranch: This was where Elvis took his honeymoon.


  • Tishomingo State Park: This park has a swinging bridge popular among tourist.
  • Mineral Springs Park: A place to check out famous drinking water which one a prize at the 1902 World’s Fair.
  • Woodall Mountain: This is the highest point in Mississippi and would make a fun climb.


  • Nesbit Blueberry Plantation: I love blueberries, so would love to visit this place. However, that can only be done in the summer.


  • Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum: A great place to see where Elvis grew up.
  • Tupelo Hardware Company: This is where Elvis’ mom bought his first guitar.
  • Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center: This is one that will give me another stamp in my National Park Passport Book.

All ideas taken from the Mississippi 2018 Travel Guide.



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