The Backroad Blog
As a world-class bass-fishing destination and home to the 2nd-largest historical district in the state, you won’t run out of things to do in Eufaula Alabama.
Explore a country estate, tour a Neoclassical mansion, and plan special events at two historic quail hunt plantations in Thomasville GA.
Backroad Planet’s lodging guide features a select listing of boutique hotels, B&Bs, resorts, and other unique places to stay on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
A curated collection of popular Mississippi Gulf Coast restaurants. From Bay St. Louis to Pascagoula, enjoy 18 local favorites for breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Get out on the water, tour a botanical garden, explore a state park, plus many more Lake County Florida outdoor adventures, on a day trip destination “The Perfect Distance Away.”
Experience Coastal Mississippi’s rich African American heritage at Biloxi Beach, the Pleasant Reed House, St. Rose de Lima Catholic Church, and the 100 Men Hall.
Meet Walter Anderson, Alice Moseley, and George Ohr, three unconventional Coastal Mississippi artists with museums dedicated to their lives and work.
The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum honors heroic servicemen and women and preserves the state’s military history in a state-of-the-art facility at Camp Shelby.
Explore the Forrest County Courthouse, the Sixth Street Museum District, the 1964 Freedom Summer Trail, and more memorable African American heritage sites in Hattiesburg MS.
Take the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway on an excursion through the mountains. Then explore the historic sister cities of McCaysville, Georgia, and Copperhill, Tennessee.
Four Viking Mississippi River cruise itineraries are scheduled to bring guests to America’s Heartland beginning in 2022, aboard the purpose-built Viking Mississippi.
If you are a history buff, hiker, or whitewater enthusiast, this guide will show you plenty of things to do in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.