For residents of Mississippi who do not want to go far from home, or visitors to Mississippi who want to visit sites on a Kids and Family Friendly Vacation, there are sites that will please just about anyone. Kids and Family Friendly Vacations should have something for everyone, an assortment of sites the round out to a perfect time. Take a look at these suggestions for a Kids and Family Friendly Vacation in Mississippi and see how many can fit into your plans.
Long before there was Graceland, Elvis made Tupelo, Mississippi his home. You can visit his boyhood home and walk the streets he walked as a child. The family did not live here long, but the house stands today as it did when Elvis was born here and it is faithfully restored to the way it looked back in 1935. The museum is in another building and it takes you back in time to when a young Elvis got his inspiration for his first music from the hills around Tupelo and you get an insight into just how hard it was back in those depression days and what a miracle it was that Elvis was able to live his dream. This suggestion for a Kids and Family Friendly Vacation is located at 306 Elvis Presley Drive Tupelo, Mississippi 38801 phone: 662.841.1245
Visit Watervill Mounds and you will be taken back in time to pre history, 1,000 or so years ago when Mississippi was inhabited by the ancestors of today’s Native Americans. The Mounds were places where ceremonies where held and today you can see the artifacts from that time before time and get an appreciation of the craftsman ship and skills of these ancient people. Winterville Mounds, an official state historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is maintained by the Historic Properties Division of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and a great place to stop on a Kids and Family Friendly Vacation in Mississippi. They are located at 2415 Highway 1 North
Greenville, Mississippi (662) 334-4684
The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is a perfect place for a Kids and Family Friendly Vacation. Every family has at least one sports lover and they should have a special vacation stop too. The museum has interactive exhibits focusing on all aspects of sports, for instance, at the Cingular Wireless Broadcast Experience you get to be the broadcaster, choosing from among several events in baseball, football and basketball involving Mississippi athletes. The Dizzy Dean exhibit will teach the youngsters about baseball like it used to be. The Methodist Rehabilitation Center Sports Medicine Exhibit could well inspire a young person to consider this for a career and The Participatory Room has contains highly interactive exhibits for golf, football, baseball and soccer. This choice for a Kids and Family Friendly Vacation stop is located at 1152 Lakeland Drive