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6 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in Mississippi

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When you truly want to get away from it all, relax, unwind and reconnect, Mississippi offers one-of-a-kind romantic getaways for all couples.

For Valentine’s Day to Anniversaries and Birthdays or Just Because, Mississippi really does have it all. Find more Mississippi travel ideas here.

The ideas shared here are perfect for the active adventurers to the relaxation revelers. For those looking for small towns, live music, fine dining, and historic sites. There are a number of great places for the perfect romantic getaway.

We’ve included a historic mansion, my favorite place along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a romantic cabin, and unique hotels (Fern Hollow, I’m looking at you). What you won’t find is recommendations for generica hotels, we’re sharing the best places that we’d stay at again and again.

Romantic Getaways in Mississippi

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For the History Buffs

Duff Green Mansion – Vicksburg – Available on

All the southern charm in the heart of the city. The mansion, built in 1856, invites guests to relax and enjoy being surrounded by numerous historical sites.

Located in Vicksburg, famous for its siege and home to the beautiful Vicksburg National Military Park, there is so much to see and experience in this historic city.

With this getaway you’ll experience exceptional food, history and fun while staying at a hotel that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Also, for legit haunted house lovers be sure to check out McRaven Home, Mississippi’s Most Haunted House.

mokara spa

For the Spa Sophisticates

The Alluvian – Greenwood – Available on

Located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, the Alluvian Hotel and Spa provides the ultimate romantic escape complete with luxury rooms and an air of romance. The Alluvian has an award-winning restaurant in-house serving up classic

Southern fare, while across the street guests will find the 7,000-square-foot luxury spa offering a complete menu of treatments.

Couples can enjoy cooking classes, or a full culinary weekend, at the Viking Cooking School, also located directly across the street from the Alluvian hotel in the charming town of Greenwood.

The Roost Ocean Springs

For the Beach Bums

The Roost Hotel – Ocean Springs – Available on

The Roost is a boutique hotel located in the picturesque coastal town of Ocean Springs. A beautifully restored historic building,

The Roost is walking distance from both serene sunsets at the Gulf of Mexico and delightful downtown restaurants offering the best of coastal cuisine.

If you’d like to indulge in a luxurious spa visit during your weekend getaway, head over to the spa at Beau Rivage Resort a quick minutes away.

Come Roost for a weekend retreat or a week long getaway.  You and your special someone will find yourselves charmed by all this laid-back beach community has to offer.

Chester Hotel room
(c) Chester Hotel

For the Retro Romantics

Hotel Chester – StarkvilleAvailable on Expedia.

Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Starkville, Hotel Chester was built in 1925 as a full service hotel.

Not only has the historic hotel been lovingly restored, but the hotel’s unique Beer Garden was given a facelift in 2013 by world-renowned chef Gordan Ramsay during season 2 of his program, Hotel Hell.

Stroll the streets of this quaint college town and peruse the local boutiques, like CuRio candle shop, and delectable dining spots ranging from backyard BBQ at Little Dooey’s to white tablecloth dining at Restaurant Tyler.

Make your way to Starkville and share a craft beer or a delectable biscuit from The Biscuit Shop with the one you love.

Tishomingo State Park
(c) Tishomingo State Park

For the Adventurists

Tishomingo State Park  – Book your stay at the Fern Hollow Treehouse located nearby.

For the outdoorsy types, Tishomingo State Park offers some of the state’s best hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, and even rock climbing.

This breathtaking state park has six rustic cabins and one cottage available for rental, making it the ultimate retreat for outdoor enthusiasts.

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains approximately 45 miles from Tupelo, Tishomingo State Park is steeped in history and scenic beauty.

The famous Natchez Trace Parkway, the premier highway of the early 1800s and a modern scenic parkway, runs directly through the park.

Discover the same timeless natural beauty that enchanted Indians and explorers centuries ago and treat your one and only to the great outdoors of Tishomingo.

shack up inn in Clarksdale
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For the Blues Lovers

Shack Up Inn – Clarksdale

Head over to Clarksdale where there is blues music and live entertainment every night of the week and is one reason this Mississippi Delta town is a great place for every blues fan.

And the perfect place to stay during a visit is none other than the Shack Up Inn.

Complete with tin corrugated tin roofs and cypress wall it’s an authentic Delta stay.

Located minutes from the legendary Crossroads, Hambone Art Gallery, Delta Blues Museum, Cat Head Delta Blues and many other blues music venues.

By the way, it’s really hard for me to pick a favorite out of this list, but if you forced an answer for my favorite romantic getaways in Mississippi I’d go with The Roost in Ocean Springs.

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