Tupelo, MS is a dynamic southern city easily accessible by Interstate 22, Highway 45, and the historic Natchez Trace Parkway that crisscross the city by land. Located in the center of the Mississippi Hills region, Tupelo serves as the hub for exposing you to vibrant live music, world-class culinary cuisines, rich culture and history, and American architecture. Tupelo offers excellent lodging facilities offering over 2,200 quality hotel rooms and an abundance of dining opportunities with over 200 restaurants to choose from. Whether it is dining al fresco or upscale dishes to blue-plate specials or sipping on signature cocktails, Tupelo will serve it up. If shopping is what you seek, Tupelo offers three distinct shopping districts from the Mall at Barnes Crossing, the region’s largest mall, to the specialty shops in downtown and Midtown, and throughout the city, we can match anyone’s taste and desire for shopping. Other shopping options like the Tupelo Flea Market, Tupelo Furniture Market, and antique shopping make for a well-rounded shopping excursion.
Several festivals and special events throughout the year and weekly entertainment provide lots of things to do in Tupelo. Tupelo’s Elvis Festival celebrates our culture as the birthplace of Elvis Presley. Other festivals embrace the art of independent filmmaking, fine arts and wine, classic cars, and even a celebration of Dudie Burgers. Although it may not sound as appetizing as it really is, it’s a piece of American culture and definitely worth a try!
Whatever inspires you to travel to Tupelo – Elvis’ birthplace, one of our restaurants you can only find in Tupelo, the sounds of our live music scene, or one of our many attractions– you’ll find Tupelo is an upbeat, happy city where we believe in the possibility! Imagine what you can do here!