2011

10 Best Places for a Staycation

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Vicksburg, MS

Mississippi River in Vicksburg, MS

PHOTO CREDIT: Brian McCord

Folks in Mississippi can make the most of their state with a staycation in Vicksburg. With easy access to the Mississippi River and a quaint but cute downtown, the city offers plenty in the way of entertainment. Added bonus? You can gamble here. Think of it as a (much) smaller version of Vegas.

Where to Stay

The Luxurious: Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg

The Affordable: Courtyard Marriot

The Quaint: Baer House

What to Do

Outdoors: Catfish Row Art Park, Vicksburg National Military Park, explore historic Downtown Vicksburg, take a Mississippi River tour

Attractions: play at one of the many casinos, the Biedenharn Coca Cola Museum, the Southern Cultural Heritage CenterĀ 

Food: Anchucha Historic Mansion, Cafe Anchucha, Rusty's Riverfront Grill

Where to Eat

Dinner for Two: Roca Restaurant & Bar

For the Family: Walnut Hills

Quick Fix: The Tamale PlaceĀ 

Check out more fun things to do on your Vicksburg, MS staycation.

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