A small city with a big history, Meridian is an excellent destination for travelers looking for a taste of traditional southern hospitality in a modern setting. Visitors staying at our Meridian hotels should plan on exploring the city’s numerous historical districts, including East End, Highlands, Merrehope and Poplar Springs. And don’t miss the only two-row stationary Dentzel menagerie in world, the Highland Park Dentzel Carousel.
Birthplace of country music’s founding father, Jimmie Rodgers, Meridian has no shortage of the arts. Meridian hotel guests can explore the city’s cultural history with trips to the Riley Center and the Meridian Museum of Art, or head downtown for an unforgettable performance at the Meridian Little Theatre or the Grand Opera House.
Our Meridian accommodations offer easy access to the city’s most exciting golfing, with the Lakeview Municipal Golf Course and the Northwood Country Club close by. And if a day on the links gets your appetite going, swing by the Sake Sushi Hibachi Steak house or Nick and Al’s New York Pizzeria for some of Meridian’s finest fare.
Finally, if your travels bring you to Meridian in mid-June, don’t miss the State Games of Mississippi, the state’s own Olympic-style tournament, featuring many of the region’s best athletes.