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Hattiesburg, Mississippi: A Year-Round Destination (Sponsored)

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is a year-round destination for groups of all sizes and ages. It’s mild climate and friendly-faces encourages visitors to craft their own adventure in this premier city in the Gulf South.

The Brass Hat at Hotel Indigo

Known as the Hub City, Hattiesburg is conveniently located just a couple of hours from many destinations, including New Orleans, the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Vicksburg, MS. Its group-friendly attractions, many of which are free, offer customizable packages and discounts to make your visit one-of-a-kind. Hattiesburg’s thriving hotel sector, creative shopping experiences, outdoor recreation, vibrant dining and diverse array of public art ensure that groups will feel adventurously comfortable while in HBURG. VisitHATTIESBURG and its partners have adopted best practices for keeping visitors and locals safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about how Hattiesburg is Safely Open for You at www.visithburg.org/safely-open.

Vernon Dahmer statue in front of the county courthouse in downtown Hattiesburg

Whether your group is touring Southern Prohibition, HBURG’s local craft brewery, exploring its historic downtown, soaking up history at one of the two military museums, or eating a burger at one of the stops on the HattiesBURGER Trail, your group will love the variety of group-friendly offerings in Hattiesburg. No stop in Hattiesburg is complete without a trip to the Hattiesburg Zoo to see a sloth family or a culinary experience at one of internationally-known chef Robert St. John’s restaurants. Planning ahead could even mean a private food demonstration with MasterChef Season 7 finalist and Food Network Star Chef Katie Dixon in her hometown.

HattiesBURGER Trail

Unique experiences abound in Hattiesburg. Groups love learning the art of glass blowing at Mohawk Steel & Glass. The hands-on experience teaches visitors how to make their own glass creation to take home as a souvenir. Bee Gold Honey offers group discounts for their Beekeeping Experience class where participants are suited out in protective gear to learn the art of beekeeping. Hattiesburg offers a variety of shopping options from quaint boutiques to national chains. Many groups plan their itinerary around Mississippi’s most distinctive shopping experience, The Lucky Rabbit, which features vintage finds and plenty of photo opportunities.

The Lucky Rabbit

Whatever a group’s interest, there’s a little (or a lot) of something for everyone waiting in Hattiesburg. VisitHATTIESBURG offers many complimentary services for group tour planners, including itinerary planning, accommodation bids, site inspections, name badges, welcome bags and a host of other services. Plan your visit today at VisitHBURG.org or by contacting the VisitHATTIESBURG team at info@visithburg.org.

 

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