For an authentically Southern experience, few places say “heritage” like the birthplace of the King of Rock and Roll. Elvis’ original stomping grounds offer unique experiences that everyone can enjoy. From a legendary glazed blueberry donut, to an elegant bar with downtown views, Tupelo has some hidden gems that only the natives can navigate you toward. Nature preserves, animal excursions, museums, and ample shopping are just the beginning of the attractions that can keep you entertained while you visit this charming city. Check out our list of must-hit stops if you want to tour Tupelo the right way!
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Tupelo Automobile Museum / View over 100 classic and antique cars, from
an 1886 Benz to a locally-made Toyota Corolla.
South Restaurant / Treat yourself like royalty as you sample one of “The King’s” favorites, the ’56 Elvis French toast with banana, chocolate, peanut butter, and honey-laced butter.
Elvis Presley Birthplace / Explore the humble homestead of The King of Rock & Roll, as you take in all the attractions and the original two-room shotgun shack where it all began.
Blue Canoe / Sample from the expansive tap list at Tupelo’s local watering hole while enjoying live music and fried black eyed peas!
Romie’s Grocery / Nosh on some classic meat and three style meals at this famous, former neighborhood grocery store.
Forklift / Taste dishes made of local, sustainable products, and sample from the long list of bourbon selections at Tupelo’s newest neighborhood eatery.