Inside + Out

Located on the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway, Ridgeland is a stylish small city with an active vibe. Ridgeland’s charm is way more than sipping sweet iced tea on the front porch swing; this town is for the active traveler who desires outdoor recreational opportunities, flavorful dining experiences, and some of the finest shopping in the Mississippi.

Named one of Mississippi’s healthiest home towns, Ridgeland boasts almost 15 miles of cycling and walking trails, a 10-mile mountain bike trail, and a BMX track. And water-lovers will love kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, sailing, skiing, bird watching, and boating on the beautiful Barnett Reservoir. 

Dining takes on a refreshing nature with many of Ridgeland’s 150 restaurants offering lakeside and outdoor dining taking advantage of the area’s beautiful weather and scenery. Some of the best chefs in the South have set up their kitchens in Ridgeland to offer memorable meals of fresh local and regional cuisine. 

From fine arts & crafts to the most stylish name and boutique brands, you’ll find a wealth of treasures to take home after a shopping excursion on Ridgeland’s Retail Trail. Download your trail guide at The Bill Waller Craft Center features treasures from over 400 artisans and Ridgeland’s many independently owned boutiques offer fashion-forward items you’ll love to hang in your closet. 

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