Mississippi: Soul of the Blues

History, beauty, culture, soul — it’s all going on in Mississippi. From the authentic juke joints of the Delta to Elvis Presley’s birthplace, Mississippi’s heritage can be felt throughout this unique state.

Matador is excited to partner with Visit Mississippi to bring you stories and travel guides on the best of the Magnolia State. Scroll down to find inspiration for your trip, and follow Visit Mississippi on social media for more ideas.

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Mississippi is the birthplace of American music. Here's proof

Gospel, country, jazz, bluegrass, and rock n’ roll have deep-running roots here. And the sound is still alive and well. #visitms

10 unexpected food experiences you can have in Mississippi

While we might be known for Southern classics, our chefs and restaurateurs are more creative and more surprising than ever these days. #visitms

8 great excuses to get outdoors in Mississippi

There's a lot going on outside in the Magnolia State. Here are some ideas for working up a sweat in Mississippi. #visitms

12 phenomenal Mississippi musicians you need to add to your playlist

The GRAMMY Museum Mississippi opened on March 5. Go now, or plan a trip to see the state through the musical lens its rich history warrants. #‎GRAMMYMuseumMS‬ #visitms

Travel guide to Mississippi's coolest small towns

You probably haven't heard of these cool little towns in Mississippi...you're welcome!

Mississippi road trip destinations: 12 stops you need to make

Mississippi is a place unlike any other in the country — of wide porches and lazy afternoons, black-eyed peas and crawfish boils, kudzu and shotgun shacks, poetry and song and story.

12 incredible places you'll only find in Mississippi

History, beauty, culture, soul — it's all going on in Mississippi.

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