After writing guides for countless publications about the Mississippi Delta, it became time for our own guide to accommodations. While the region doesn't have an abundance of big-name hotels, there are unique rentals, independent hotels, and inns that put you in the heart of the music scene. The majority are located in Clarksdale. We occasionally accept … [Read more...] about 28 Unique Places to Stay in the Mississippi Delta
Are you afraid of ghosts? The South has some truly creepy places, whether the spooky cemeteries, haunted hotels, or even restaurants with spirits... and not the alcoholic kind! Do you dare visit these places that are reported to be haunted? Find out for yourself, but bring a friend. Crescent Hotel, Eureka Springs, Arkansas Eureka Springs in Northwest Arkansas was … [Read more...] about The South’s Creepiest Places to Visit
A shy boy grows up in 1940s Mississippi comes out of his shell with the family dog. My Dog Skip is based on the memoir by Yazoo City native Willie Morris. Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson and Kevin Bacon star in the film. Filmed In: Canton, Jackson, Mendanhall and Yazoo City, Mississippi; additional scenes filmed in Los Angeles. If You Like: The Rookie, Marley & … [Read more...] about Film Friday: My Dog Skip
O Brother, Where Art Thou? is the Coen Brothers' adaptation of Homer's The Odyssey, set in rural Mississippi in the 1930s. Three convicts escape and encounter a variety of obstacles on their way home, including sirens, a Cyclops and the Ku Klux Klan. The movie stars George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman and Holly Hunter. Filmed In: Canton, … [Read more...] about Film Friday: O Brother, Where Art Thou?