Home to around 24,000 people and to the Mississippi State University, Starkville is part of Oktibbeha County. Check out the city's many attractions on a charter bus in Starkville, Mississippi.
A charter bus in Starkville, Mississippi can take up to 60 of your friends on a tour of the city. Go to the following recommended places:
Check out the Mississippi State University's Lyceum Series where you can get musical concerts, plays, theater, dance performances and musicals. You can also check out the Starkville-MSU Symphony and Chorus perform at several city parks and other outdoor venues. You can also check out the performances produced by the Starkville Community Theater, or hear the Starkville Symphony Orchestra perform at MSU. For visual arts, you can visit the Department of Art Gallery, Giles Hall Gallery, Colvard Student Union Gallery, Depot Gallery, and the TK Martin Center, all located inside the MSU. You can also check out the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Art Gallery.
The city also has several museums that you can visit. These include Oktibbeha Heritage Museum, located inside a former Gulf Mobile and Ohio Railroad depot and tells you more about the history of the city and the rest of the county. You can enjoy the Civil War displays, Coca Cola Memorabilia, and dental and medical instruments used in the old days, among other exhibits. Then check out the many museums located within the MSU campus, including Templeton Music Museum, Dunn-Seiler Geology Museum, Cully Cobb Museum, John Grisham Room, Wade Clock Museum, Mississippi Entomological Museum, Cobb Museum of Archaeology, and the Historic Costumes and Textiles Collection. Then you can also visit the BMW Motorcycle Museum where you can find Bench Mark Works motorcycles that have been built before the mid-1980s.
Golfers would love the city because of its golf courses, including Highlands Plantation, The Links At Starkville, Starkville Country Club, and Mississippi State University Golf Course.
The city is the home of the MSU Bulldogs and it is a great time to be in the city during sports weekends. You can also visit the Mississippi Horse Park and Agricenter, where you can catch around 40 events annually, including rodeos, horse racing events, dog shows, circuses, motocross racing, music concerts and truck shows among others.
Meanwhile, the Starkville Sportsplex has facilities for softball, soccer, basketball, and racquetball, while you can play tennis at the Starkville Country Club, McKee Park, and J.L. King Senior Memorial Park.
With close to two dozen sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the city is a great destination for any history buff. You can check first the historic districts here such as the Downtown Starkville Historic District, Greensboro Street Historic District, Nash Street Historic District, and Overstreet School Historic District.
Then you should also visit the historic homes that are very important in terms of their history or their architectural style. These include the Bardwell House, C. E. Gay House, Lampkin Owens House, Meadow Woods Plantation House, and Thomas Battle Carroll House.
Check out the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, where you have 48,000 acres of space where you could go bird watching, hiking, hunting, fishing and wildlife watching. Then you can go to Trim Cane Wildlife Management Area where you have 891 acres to hunt deer and waterfowl. Or visit Oktibbeha County Lake & Campground, where you have a lake that spans 479 acres and is the best place to net largemouth bass, crappie, bream, and catfish. You can also go waterskiing and camping here, as well as boating, picnicking, and swimming.
Another outdoor activity you could do in Starkville is picking your own fruits and vegetables at several orchards, such as Reese Orchard and Peeples Pecan Company.
Visit BusRental.com and fill out a short form to get your free online quote for a charter bus in Starkville, Mississippi.