The birthplace of Elvis Presley and the county seat of Lee County, Tupelo is home to more than 34,000 people. Explore the city on a bus rental in Tupelo, Mississippi.
A bus rental in Tupelo, Mississippi can take you to several recommended attractions in the city, including:
Find some of the best artworks for sale at the Caron Gallery. Then head out to Gumtree Museum of Art for the best visual artworks in the city created by local and regional artists. The arts museum also hosts several notable arts-related events such as the Annual Gumtree Arts Festival, parties and receptions, so you might want to check it out during your visit.
Meanwhile, the Link Center is where you can find film, music, and dining events. The center is home to the West of Shake Rag Improv, Sisters Network Tupelo Chapter, and North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. It has three event halls for performances and events. Or you can catch a show from the Tupelo Community Theatre at the Lyric Theatre, or their second location at TCT Off-Broadway.
Visit the Tupelo Automobile Museum, one of the biggest car museums in the country. Or check out the Oren Dunn City Museum or the Lee County Library.
The city has three golf courses where you tee off: Bel Air Golf Course, the Meadows Golf Course, and Turtle Creek. As for other sports, you can check out the BancorpSouth Arena, where you can catch ice hockey, rodeo and basketball games, as well as attend concerts, conventions, exhibits and other events.
The city has 20 sites on the National Register of Historic Places. That includes a handful of historic districts: Downtown Tupelo Historic District, Highland Circle Historic District, Mill Village Historic District, North Broadway Historic District, and South Church Street Historic District. You can visit these districts and find several buildings and structures that are historically or architecturally relevant. You can also tour the historic homes here, including F.L. Spight House, R.C. Clark House, R.F. Goodlett House, Stewart-Anderson House, and Spain House.
Other sites on the register include Carnation Milk Factory, First Methodist Church, Lee County Courthouse, North Church Primary School, Old Superintendent's House, Tupelo Fish Hatchery, Peoples Bank and Trust Company, and Tupelo National Battlefield.
Then check out the Tupelo and Brices Cross Roads, both at national battlefields from the Civil War.
Ballard Park has several sports fields, a skate park, a variety of play structures and a disc golf course, as well as the Tupelo Cross Country Trail. If you love dogs, check out the Tupelo Bark Park. Meanwhile, you can also get the best hikes at the Music Bend Nature Trail. Then see the developed sections of the national Natchez Trace Parkway called the Blackland Prairie Sect of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail.
Also check out the burial earthworks at Pharr Mounds, some of them dating back to the first century.
Go to the Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo, which has 175 acres of space for 450 animals belonging to 125 species. This is the biggest zoo in Mississippi.