10 Distinctive Places to Stay in Coastal Mississippi

10 Distinctive Places to Stay in Coastal Mississippi

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. I was a guest of Coastal Mississippi, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. This post...
18 Favorite Mississippi Gulf Coast Restaurants

18 Favorite Mississippi Gulf Coast Restaurants

A curated collection of popular Mississippi Gulf Coast restaurants. From Bay St. Louis to Pascagoula, enjoy 18 local favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I was a guest of Coastal Mississippi, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. This post may...
Meet Three Unconventional Coastal Mississippi Artists

Meet Three Unconventional Coastal Mississippi Artists

Meet Walter Anderson, Alice Moseley, and George Ohr, three unconventional Coastal Mississippi artists with museums dedicated to their lives and work. I was a guest of Coastal Mississippi, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. This post may contain...
Elvis in Tupelo: Discover The King’s Mississippi Roots

Elvis in Tupelo: Discover The King’s Mississippi Roots

Visit the birthplace of Elvis in Tupelo, Mississippi, and tour 12 additional sites around town, including his boyhood church, schools, swimming hole, and the hardware store where he bought his first guitar. I was a guest of Tupelo CVB, but all thoughts and...
Searching for Emmett Till: A Mississippi Delta Pilgrimage

Searching for Emmett Till: A Mississippi Delta Pilgrimage

We went searching for Emmett Till on a Mississippi Delta pilgrimage, and along the way we unearthed legendary bluesman Robert Johnson, walked a Tallahatchie bridge, slept in sharecropper shacks, and ultimately uncovered traces of the teen martyr whose death gave birth...