Things to Do Near Florence, Mississippi

Things to Do Near Florence, Mississippi

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Jackson Zoo

The Jackson Zoo has over 250 animals, representing around 120 species. Located in Livingston Park, the zoo also has a cafe (the Elephant House Cafe,) and areas for family picnics. Exhibits include the African Rainforest, African Savannah, and Wilderness, Mississippi.
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Wendy Oaks 8-Acre Lake

If you enjoy fishing or kayaking, bring your gear! The lake is stocked with bass, bream, and catfish (no fishing license required, trolling motors only). Wendy Oaks campers fish for free. Campers' guests or local fishermen is $5.00 per person per day. For Wendy Oaks campers – we also have a 5-person paddle boat, Jon boat, fishing kayak, youth kayak, and four (4) SUP (stand up paddleboards) available for use. Children (16 or younger) must wear life jackets while out on the lake. Life jackets are available for use in the office. If you're interested in learning more about our lake contact us here!
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, in Jackson, Mississippi, is designed to document the history of the Americn Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. The museum has a number of galleries focused on various parts of the civil rights movement.
Ameristar Casino
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Ameristar Casino
Ameristar Casino, located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, is a riverboat casino, with 70,000 square feet of gaming space. They have close to 1,000 slot machines, 27 table games, and a poker room with 10 tables. Sports betting is also available.
Meadows Golf & Driving Range
Meadows Golf & Driving Range
Located in Florence, Mississippi, the Meadows Golf and Driving Range is a great place to practice your golf game. The site has a driving range, putting holes, and a mini golf course
Smith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center
Smith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center
Mississippi Blues Trail
Mississippi Blues Trail
LeFleur Museum District
LeFleur Museum District
Ross Barnett Reservoir
Ross Barnett Reservoir
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Antique shopping: Antique stores near Wendy Oaks 
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49 South Antique & Flea Market – 3977 US 49 South, Florence, MS 601-845-4183 (one of largest flea markets has 79 vendors in the facility)
Magnolia Flea Market – 3965 US 49 South, Florence, MS 601-845-4655
Rebecca Rose Flea Market – 815 US 49, Richland, MS 601-936-0058
Antique Mall of the South – 367 US-51, Ridgeland MS 601-853-4000
Antique Aly – 294 Common Park Drive, Ridgeland MS 769-300-0262
Granny's Attic – 450 N Bierdeman Road, Pearl, MS 601-454-3868
Vintage Flea Market & Crafts – 6779 S Siwell Road, Byram, MS 769-233-3122

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