Mississippi is famed for its history in cotton, this part of the economy dates back to 1860 when it was the countrys leading producer of cotton. Take a drive around Mississippi and youll 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 youre hiring a car in Mississippi you can make your own way along the Blues Trail.