Mississippi is famed for its history in cotton, this part of the economy dates back to 1860 when it was the country's leading producer of cotton. Take a drive around Mississippi and you'll be able to see the rolling cotton fields on the open roads in the state. Mississippi is proud to be the birthplace of music legend Elvis Presley, and is in the process of creating a Mississippi Blues Trail to plot out its historical sites. 'Ground Zero' is just one that will be marked, which is a blues club and restaurant co-owned by Morgan Freeman. If you're hiring a car in Mississippi you can make your own way along the Blues Trail.
Mississippi native Eudora Welty was a noted Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, and her house in Jackson is now listed as a National Historic Landmark. Hiring a car in Mississippi gives you easy access to this landmark, and means you'll be just five minutes from LeFleur's Bluff State Park so you can mix culture with a natural highlight of the state. Jackson is also home to a major Mississippian landmark, the State Capitol building. Don't neglect the southern coastline during your time in the state - the Gulf Coast beaches are home to endangered species of birds and endless water activities to keep the whole family entertained.
The Mississippi River essentially creates the border into Louisiana; there are several points of interest to stop at along the route, with the US Route 61 running mostly parallel. The state is served by nine interstate highways, so should you be expanding your time in the states across several states, then Mississippi is the perfect base to start. There are two international airports in the state to begin your trip into the states, with plenty of opportunities to hire a car so you can make the most of your time in the area.
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
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