9 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways In Mississippi, USA - Updated 2024

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Irrespective of whether you are planning to vacation in Mississippi or live in this Southern state, it is easy to get bowled over by its rich history, beautiful tourist attractions, and vibrant heritage. The state is covered with lush forests and is known for its mild winters and humid summers. The weather makes the state an ideal location for couples and honeymooners to sneak away and spend a memorable vacation. Furthermore, there are lakefront cabins in Mississippi where you can spend lovely moments together. Plus, with romantic beach resorts in Mississippi the charm of this wonderful state will touch you for sure. If you want to enjoy a much-needed vacation with your partner, read below for our recommendations on the best romantic weekend getaways in Mississippi, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to couple-friendly amenities and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 09, 2024.

1. Natchez (from USD 180)

View of Mississippi River, Natchez, Mississippi
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Looking for a place to visit in Mississippi? Natchez is an attractive Southern town that boasts a rich heritage and culture and overlooks the mighty Mississippi River. It has several choices ideal for a date night. Take a leisurely hand-in-hand walk down its streets or enjoy a cozy carriage tour with your significant other. Wine lovers can visit Old South Winery. If you have a sweet tooth, it is impossible not to visit Darby’s Famous Fudge and try out their delicacies. You and your partner may also spend a romantic evening lingering over a candlelit dinner. Devereaux Shields House is a 19th-century bed and breakfast that sits in the center of this historic town. You may book a room here to spend a romantic getaway with your loved one and enjoy their famous Southern hot breakfast.

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Devereaux Shields House

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 709 North Union Street
141.19 km (87.8 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

2. Biloxi (from USD 80)

Biloxi, MS, USA - panoramio (3)
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Aaron Manning used under CC BY 3.0

Biloxi is a scenic town in the Southern state famous for its stunning beaches and string of casinos. You and your partner can have a blast while trying out your luck on one of the table games or at slot tables. This fun-filled town also boasts several gourmet restaurants where you and the special person in your life can enjoy fine dining. Another excellent romantic date idea can be to take your sweetheart on a fantastic harbor cruise and spend some precious moments together. This town is home to plenty of vacation rentals on the beach in Mississippi. Biloxi Lighthouse is also a prominent landmark in the city that should feature on your itinerary too. How about staying in Golden Nugget Biloxi when you are visiting the city? Facilities here include an on-site casino, a modern spa, and a well-being center. The nearest beach is a quick ride from the property.

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Golden Nugget Biloxi

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 151 Beach Boulevard
246.42 km (153.2 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

3. Jackson (from USD 277)

Jackson, Mississippi (3932725672)
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Ken Lund used under CC BY-SA 2.0

The mushy date night spots in Jackson shine even in the dark. While the evening scene here is subtle, you will instantly fall in love with its nightlife. There are several other romantic things to do in Mississippi. For instance, you and your partner will like the ambiance of Cathead Distillery. This rustic and open-air joint is a perfect site to savor some exotic vodka. Also, a romantic dinner at Babalu is highly recommended when you are in the city. You can also explore the Mississippi Museum of Art if you’re the type of couple interested in artworks. Fairview Inn is situated in Jackson and it is just about 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from the famous Mississippi Coliseum while the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium is around 1.4 km (0.9 mi) away. You may book a room here to explore the city at your leisure.

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Fairview Inn

Address: 734 Fairview Street, Greater Belhaven, Jackson (MS), United States, MS 39202
2.14 km (1.4 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

4. Columbus (from USD 178)

MS Columbus Caravelle (4738599407)
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The city of Columbus boasts an array of inspiring and charming locations that will bring you and your partner closer together. Visit Pearl River Market and Columbia Marketplace if you and your significant other are fond of shopping together. You should also go to Marion Theater if you are a movie buff and wish to watch a new film. However, nothing can beat the beauty of a Southern bed and breakfast, and Shadowlawn is a great example of this. Guests can relish a free hot breakfast every morning, which will be served in its dining room. It will also be convenient to explore the city’s historic attractions with your loved one while staying here.

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Shadowlawn Bed and Breakfast

Wifi Available

Address: 1024 College Street
210.97 km (131.1 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Dry cleaning

5. Ocean Springs (from USD 79)

Saint John's Episcopal Church (Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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Ocean Springs is popular for its fine dining, great shopping, numerous events, and variety of museums for travelers of different age groups, including young couples. You may rent beach chairs on Front Beach and relax with your sweetheart for hours. These comfortable chairs on the beach are available for rent for a sunset-viewing, parties, and other events. You can also head over to a bar known as The Government Street Grocery for delicious sandwiches, burgers, and beers and spend some cozy time with your significant other. The downtown is also famous for hip nightlife so hit one of these nightclubs for a romantic evening date. Also, consider booking an air-conditioned room in Country Inn & Suites by Radisson for comfortable accommodation. The property is just about 6 km (3.3 mi) from Little Children’s Park, Vermont Street Park, and Freedom Field. During your getaway, you can also find luxury cabins in Mississipi for a comfortable stay.

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Biloxi-Ocean Springs, MS

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 13900 Wilfred Seymour Road
241.14 km (149.9 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

6. Vicksburg (from USD 189)

Mississippi River Bridge, Vicksburg, Mississippi
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Snickersnack30 used under CC BY-SA 3.0

This charming city is known for having plenty of historic sites, a rich heritage, and great potential for a romantic getaway. Enjoy your lunch at one of the gourmet restaurants and take a stroll by the gorgeous riverfront while admiring the murals. You will love the beautiful scenery of downtown Vicksburg in the company of your sweetheart. In case you are fortunate enough, it is not unusual to spot a riverboat at the waterfront. It is your perfect chance to click a selfie with your loved one here. Downtown Vicksburg is synonymous with shops, art galleries, and museums that you must spare some hours to explore. Meanwhile, consider booking a room in Courtyard by Marriott Vicksburg for your accommodation. This plush property is only 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Vicksburg Country Club and just 1.6 km (1 mi) from restaurants such as Beechwood and Cedar Grove.

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Courtyard by Marriott Vicksburg

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 Underwood Drive
62.26 km (38.7 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

7. Oxford (from USD 379)

Oxford Mississippi High School 2
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Oxford is a charming small town in Mississippi referred to as the “Cultural Mecca of the South.” Over the years, the town has become synonymous with fantastic culinary experiences. Here, there is something for everyone including the lovebirds and honeymooners. Chancellor’s House Hotel is in proximity to the historic Oxford Square and it is a suitable spot to spend a romantic getaway with your sweetheart. It offers a private dining facility for couples who wish to enjoy a cozy, romantic meal. There is also an on-site spa where you can spend some time enjoying a relaxing couple’s massage.

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The Oliver, Oxford

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 425 South Lamar Boulevard
237.39 km (147.6 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning

8. Cleveland

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You will be head over heels with the relaxed shopping ambiance in Cleveland. There is hardly any traffic hassle in this city and you can walk along its historic trails for a unique shopping adventure with your sweetheart. The city boasts several antique shops selling precious gems for antique seekers. Famished guests will be spoilt for choices as far as dining is concerned. Whether you want to relish a leisurely dinner or a quick bite, the city offers several options for you and your loved one. Outdoorsy travelers will have plenty of activities to engage with, including fishing, hunting, bird watching, hiking, water sports, and boating among others. How about choosing a charming accommodation while you are here? Choose this vacation rental that has been renovated thoroughly and is just about 1.3 km (0.8 mi) from Grammy Museum and 0.8 km (0.5 mi) from the historic downtown.

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Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
167.75 km (104.3 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
53 reviews  
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds and bedding
also the beds are quite comfortable a good place to stay
very clean and everything works
we arrived and found the place to be clean and very spacious
very comfortable very clean such a beautiful house
it was awesome so clean
we loved the home it was so clean and comfy
hosts provided great hospitality and very personable
great host and would recommended this home to anyone
any questions blake was quick to answer and helpful
great host and great property
another good airbnb experience and a wonderful host
nice place centrally located in cleveland with plenty of room
it is in a great location and has interesting art pieces to enjoy
we will definitely choose this place again on our next trip to cleveland if it is available
the house was very comfortable and in a good location
amazing house in good location to campus grammy museum and downtown cleveland
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9. Greenwood

Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Jerrye & Roy ... used under CC BY-SA 4.0

A great way to unwind and relax is to go on a shopping spree. You will come across a variety of specialty stores and boutiques in this charming town in Mississippi. Indulge in retail therapy with your partner and get to know the town better. An excellent place to start your shopping will be in downtown Greenwood. The town has played a prominent part in the state’s history and you can know more about it by visiting one of the museums. When you are famished after your tour, head to one of the fine restaurants in Greenwood. There are over 30 restaurants in this lovely town. If you want to stay here for a few days for a perfect romantic getaway, you may choose a loft apartment in historic downtown. The vacation rental is in proximity to downtown’s shopping, dining, and nightlife.

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Greenwood , Mississippi, United States
135.43 km (84.2 mi) from Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
16 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful floors the space is decorated very tastefully and there is plenty of room to spread out
stylish space with an excellent and cozy vibe
super clean and spacious loft
perfect location beautiful loft clean and spacious great communication with host we will definitely be back
great place and very nice host
it a very good apartment nicely designed and the host is very responsive
short walk to nice restaurants
we enjoyed our stay walking distance to all downtown areas
stylish yet cozy loft in a great location we’ll be back
great location for going to a cooking class at viking or the spa at the alluvian
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Spend a romantic getaway with your loved one

The southern state of Mississippi is popular for an array of romantic getaways. It also means that there would not be a dull moment for couples and honeymooners if they choose this state for their upcoming vacation. Visit any of these best romantic weekend getaways in Mississippi, USA, and return home with a bagful of happy memories.

For accommodation options, check out some cabin rentals in Mississipi.

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