About an hour south of Memphis, TN, and easily accessible from Interstate 55, Oxford, MS welcomes visitors with quintessential southern charm and the convenience of big city amenities. Featured in publications such as Condé Nast Traveler, Budget Travel, Southern Living and Garden and Gun, Oxford has been touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South.”
Embrace the area’s literary heritage with a visit to Rowan Oak, the estate of Nobel Prize winning author, William Faulkner. Channel your inner bookworm at Square Books, voted bookstore of the year in 2013 by “Publisher’s Weekly.” Shout “Hotty Toddy,” in the Grove as you join University of Mississippi tailgaters to cheer on the Ole Miss Rebels. Get outdoors in the Bike Friendly Community where trails are an excellent way to explore the city on two wheels. Peruse unique boutiques and stores galore surrounding the town square, such as Neilson’s, the oldest department store in the South. Tempt taste buds at appetite-enticing restaurants, including two helmed by James Beard award-winning chefs. At the end of the day, rest easy at one of Oxford’s charming boutique or brand name hotels.