Mississippi Archives - My Family Travels
Elvis Presley statue on the waterfront.
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The King of Tupelo, Mississippi

I recently overheard two guys who'd scaled Kilimanjaro, run Class VI rapids on the New River, and rested their heads on the most expensive pillows in Paris agree that none of their...

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Outside the Margaret Alexander Walker Center at Jackson State University.
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Coming Home To The South In Jackson, Mississippi

Celebrate Jackson, Mississippi’s Homecoming in 2022 and feel the beat as the "City with Soul" marks its bicentennial. Jackson boasts powerful Civil Rights monuments, terrific...

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Three covers of the Negro Travelers' Green Book from the years 1947, 1948 and 1955 at the New York Public Library
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Making Our Travels More Meaningful

Isolated by the pandemic, angered by economic inequality, moved by social injustice -- powerful forces are persuading many families to commit to more meaningful travel when they...

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American Song docked at a pier along the Columbia and Snake River route.
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The All American Cruise Lines Small Ship Experience

We’re in an era when made in America and stayed in America travel experiences are what families are looking for and, for the right family, the all American American Cruise...

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Biloxi, Mississippi’s Family Beach And Mardi Gras

My first visit to the state of Mississippi brought me to the Gulf Coast for Mardi Gras, where the down-home locals have been welcoming tourists since the early part of the 19th century. Biloxi...

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