Suggested Itineraries

We encourage you to use the friendly and professional staff at VISITHATTIESBURG™ to help you customize a tour itinerary perfectly suited to your interest. From half- and multiple-day itineraries to itineraries that hub-and-spoke, our knowledgeable staff has the resources and creativity needed to make your experience more memorable.


There are a few sites we simply must insist upon for your visit to Hattiesburg. So, take our word for it, and be sure you make time for some of Hattie's personal favorites.

All-American Rose Garden · The University of Southern Mississippi
A favorite photo opportunity, the garden features over 750 award-winning bushes · 20 minutes suggested · FREE

Hattiesburg Visitors Center
Enjoy complimentary refreshments and an unforgettable serving of Hattiesburg's hallmark hospitality · 30 minutes suggested · FREE

Mississippi Armed Forces Museum
An immersive and patriotic experience featuring a "live" WWI battle trench located at Camp Shelby · 2 hours suggested · FREE

Saenger Theater
Swing to the sounds of the theater's original 1929 Robert Morton pipe organ · 30 minutes suggested · FREE

The Spirit That Builds (Mural)
An artistic masterpiece located at the Hattiesburg Library, this 167-foot mural is a storybook history of South Mississippi · 45 minutes suggested · FREE


When it comes to food, we know our stuff, and so do the culinary experts. They say some of these local favorites are among the best in Mississippi, but we encourage you to adopt our method … and let your own palate speak for itself!

Bianchi's Pizzeria · casual dining
Delicious gourmet pizzas prepared in an authentic Italian, wood-fired brick oven, served in a great downtown atmosphere.

Cotton Blues · fine dining
Where Southern favorites are reimagined in with upscale ingredients and a sophisticated vibe.

Crescent City Grill · casual dining
An extensive menu featuring Robert St. John's famed corn and crab bisque.

Patio 44 · casual dining
A patio-style restaurant with indoor seating available and an extensive menu with seasonal fare.

Purple Parrot Cafe · casual dining
A contemporary and sophisticated setting complements an exquisite menu.

Tabella · casual dining
Scratch Italian meals with old favorites and flavorful, new dishes.