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You can count on More Than a Tourist to plan your Mississippi Adventure anytime of year. Do you have friends & family in town and want to do something different? Are you in Business and want to show off our city and state to clients and potential customers? Let MTAT show Them around!
MTAT can also help plan your MISSISSIPPI Vacation! From booking your hotels to creating the perfect Mississippi Itinerary, More Than a Tourist can assist you with making the most of your time in our unique State!
OR Take Advantage of These Services in the Capital City of Jackson
Fun Friend Activities!!
- Progressive Walking Dinners in the Neighborhoods of Belhaven & Fondren
- Progressive Dinners with Transportation in Jackson (or Even Learned, Yazoo City, or Vicksburg!)
-Price will included transportation and ultimately depend on where you choose to dine and how many courses
- More Than a Tourist is available for private tours upon request & availability including day trips with transportation
- MTAT can take care of hiring buses, vans or other modes of transportation if you are wanting to have a large group for a private tour.
2021 Spring Tours Starting in March
Due to the Covid-19 situation all tours will have a maximum capacity of 8-10ppl unless it is a private tour with friends or family
Must RSVP and Pre-pay for ALL Tours.
Eventbrite -see links
Paypal - firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please write in name of tour you are paying for and the date-Thanks!)
Downtown Jackson Walking Tours - March, April, May & June, 2021.
Come learn about Mississippi's Capital City, Jackson. This 3 hour stroll of the city will show you where it all began. From the Old Capitol Building & Smith Park to the Woolworth's Sit in site to the Mississippi Art Museum we will discover Jackson's past, present and future.
Begin and end at Hal & Mal's Restaurant/Martin's Bar
Tour begins promptly at 2pm. Please meet by the Huge Hal and Mal's Sign on the brick wall by 1:55pm. Get there early and grab a pre-drink at Martin's Bar!
Tickets on Eventbrite:
Saturday March 6
Good Friday April 2
Saturday May 1
*See Tour description below - This special Downtown Tour will start at 1:30pm.
Saturday June 5
Belhaven Bites&Stroll - Saturday March 13
This fun tour takes us through the neighborhood of Belhaven, incorporated into the City of Jackson in 1925. It's the home of Belhaven University, Eurdora Welty's home, beautiful architecture and AMAZING restaurants. We will begin at the Belhaven Town Center address: 1121 N Jefferson St. 39202.
We will learn about this enchanting area with a little history, architecture and food. We finish at Lou's Full-Serv Restaurant with a drink and a few snacks. Refreshments will be served along the route and are included in the price! Bring your own drink coozie or cup (they are provided as well)
Fondren Foodie Tour - Saturday March 20 and April 17
Join More Than a Tourist & give your Taste buds a sample of Fondren's awesome Restaurants along with a tour of this Funky neighborhood. This is NOT just a tour but a FOOD EXPERIENCE.
Before we start I recommend getting some caffeine at The Bean - 2914 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216
-All Tastings (water or tea included at the stops. Alcoholic bevies can be purchased individually at each stop)
-tax & gratuity
-a bottled water
-a tour of the area
Who's on the Menu? : Here's a Taste a what we will be sampling. I want it to be a bit of a surprise:)
Green Ghost Tacos - choice of taco & sauce tasting
Aladdin's - 3 fun snacks
Brent's Drugs -Mini Milkshake
Pig and Pint - Meat!!
Barrelhouse - a classic favorite
Rooster's - let's learn about comeback
Fondren Public - Mini Cathead sampling
Tickets at Eventbrite
Sat March 20
Sat April 17
Belhaven Foodie Tour - Sat April 10 & May 22
We are excited to finally have a Belhaven Foodie Tour showcase! We have 5 delicious stops in this romantic neighborhood with a secret #6 stop! We'll learn a bit about what makes this area tick and sample some delicious bites from some of the best restaurants in Jackson!
Whose on the Menu you ask?
-The Manship Woodfire Kitchen
-Fenian's Irish Pub
Tickets at Eventbrite
Sat April 10
Sat May 22
'What's Happening in Jackson?' Special Downtown Walking Tour-Sat May 1
We're excited to offer this special edition of the Downtown Walking Tour to take a behind the scenes look at what's happening in Downtown Jackson right now.
Starting at the MS Museum of Art and finishing off with a visit at Visit Jackson at their new office in the Electric Building we'll get the opportunity to see what different organizations do to promote our city, say Hello to a new Downtown business AND get a peak of the new apartments in the Walthall Lofts and Courthouse.
There will be drink stops along the way and a snack stop featuring Big Apple Inn at the new Lamar Life apartments!! Needless to say, I CANNOT WAIT to show you What's Happening in Jackson!
Tickets at Eventbrite
Saturday May 1
Highland Village Shopping & Food Experience Tour- Saturday May 8
8 person max
Come enjoy this Mother's Day Weekend with special behind the scenes shopping AND food stops at Highland Village. The features shops will be treating us like royalty and we will eat some delicious sample bites at: Char, Aplos and Bravo!
We'll also learn the history behind the legendary village!!
Shop Stops: Brooks Collection Vault, Red Square Clothing, A Daisy a Day and Coffee Prose!!
What a great Mother's Day Present!! Don't miss this one.
Fondren Bites&Stroll - Saturday May 15
Come enjoy an afternoon in the funky Fondren neighborhood! We will begin the tour with a drink and sweet treat from The Bean. Then we will journey through the area learning about it's past (Asylum Heights, Isham Cade, Duling Hall, US Hwy 51 and more) AND meeting some local businesses and learn why they love the Fondren area so much. We'll take a look at some of the art, have a rooftop experience and a drink stop before heading to dine at the delicious Aladdin Mediterranean Grill.
drink and sweet treat at The Bean
drink stop (alcoholic and non)
Dinner at Aladdin
That's it for the Spring 2021 Season. Tours for the public will resume in the Fall but.....
Remember More Than a Tourist is available for private tours for groups and individuals!!