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Bed & Breakfasts in the Capital/River Region

Found in the southwest corner of the state from Jackson to the river, Mississippi’s Capital/River Region offers reminders of the state’s Old South grandeur from the historic towns that line the Mississippi River bluffs to the Civil War re-enactments that remind us of our nation’s internal strife. This region is also known as the Black Prairie because of the rich, dark soil. Cities in this region with member B&Bs include:

Jackson, the state capital, is home to historical, art and natural science museums, shopping and excellent restaurants. Forget clocks and calendars: the western part of this region measures time in the rise and fall of the mighty Mississippi River and features at least one historic bed and breakfast inn, monument or Civil War battle site within 10 miles of the last.

Discover the nation’s largest collection of antebellum mansions in Natchez, discover the city that was “too beautiful to burn,” watch scenes of battle replay in Vicksburg National Military Park, and visit the place the once-Confederate president called home.

The Homochitto National Forest, Natchez Trace Parkway, Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail, Natchez National Historic Park, Vicksburg National Military Trail, three National Wildlife Refuges, and numerous State Parks and Water Parks provide outdoor recreation opportunities in this region.

The beautiful Natchez Trace Parkway is, by far, one of the most scenic drives in the United States. Or choose to see the scenery at a slower pace by hiking the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail. Hike or picnic at the many area parks and wildlife refuges for time with nature, and splash around in the area’s water parks for fun.

Visitors find excellent fishing and water-recreation opportunities in the region’s many rivers and streams. Hunting opportunities abound, in season: this area is known for its numerous flocks of turkey, coveys of wild quail, and trophy whitetail deer.

With its largely subtropical climate, Mississippi’s weather is often mild with temperatures rarely dipping below 40 degrees F in the coldest months. Summers boast plenty of warmth, and temperatures often reach 100 degrees F. Coastal breezes offer some cooling outdoor relief. August and September boast the highest humidity levels of the year, averaging 90%. While spring boasts the highest rainfall potential, December and January are often wet, as snowfall in the north translates to rain here in Mississippi.

Capital/River Region Inns

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The Fairview Inn

Southern Charm with Luxury Character

734 Fairview Street, Jackson, MS 39202

(601) 948-3429 / (888) 948-1908

We invite you to experience unique lodging in this historic 1908 Colonial Revival mansion. The Fairview Inn is one of few architecturally designed homes of that period remaining, and it exudes the rich history of Jackson, Mississippi. On the National … Continue reading

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Collina Plantation Inn

100 Greenwood St, Port Gibson, MS 39150

(601) 940-4560

Take a step back in time when you stay at Collina Plantation Inn, a planters cottage built in the 1830s and nestled in historic Gibson, just off the Natchez Trace Trail. Collina Plantation Inn is located on an 8.5 acres … Continue reading

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Devereaux Shields House

Victorian Southern Comfort & Fine Southern Hospitality

709 N Union St, Natchez, MS 39120

(601) 304-5378

Relax to true Victorian southern comfort in The Devereaux Shields House, a Queen Anne Victorian Bed and Breakfast located in the beautiful Natchez, Mississippi historic district and listed on the National Historic Register for significant homes. Our Bed & Breakfast … Continue reading

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Inn on Whitworth

Where Art and Architecture meet Southern Hospitality

210 South Whitworth Avenue, Brookhaven, MS 39601

(601) 990-5097

Built in 1885, this historic building was built for the Louis Cohn General Merchandise Store. This building is located in the Brookhaven Downtown Historic District just down from the Chamber of Commerce. The first floor maintains its original heart pine … Continue reading

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Corners Mansion Inn – A Bed and Breakfast

1873 Raised Cottage Greek Revival Style with views of river valley

601 Klein Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180

(601) 636-7421 / (800) 444-7421

Step back in time to the gracious Vicksburg home of Macy Whitney and her husband, Joe Trahan. Built in 1873 as a wedding gift, The Corners sits atop a bluff overlooking the Mississippi and Yazoo Rivers in the distance. Enjoy … Continue reading

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The Rising Sun B & B

The Natchez B&B with an Oriental Touch

303 North Pearl St, Natchez, MS 39120

(601) 442-2120

Welcome to Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast Located in the heart of Natchez, Mississippi, our bed and breakfast guests enjoy two beautifully appointed rooms in a completely restored 1890 Queen Anne home. The decor of our home consists mostly of … Continue reading

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Cedar Grove Mansion and Inn

Landmark MS Estate, Elegant B&B, Restaurant & Venue

2200 Oak Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180

(601) 636-1000

This magnificent inn is one of the largest bed and breakfasts in the south. Elegantly appointed rooms filled with antiques you can touch. Cedar Grove prides itself in Southern Hospitality and being one of the few large bed and breakfasts … Continue reading

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Brandon Hall Plantation

Historic Cotton Plantation on the Natchez Trace Parkway

73 Natchez Trace Parkway, Natchez, MS 39120

(601) 304-1040

Brandon Hall is also known as the “Treasure of the Trace,” as it is located on the Historic Natchez Trace Parkway in Natchez, MS. This home was built by Gerard Brandon, son of the first native-born governor of Mississippi, in … Continue reading