Hotel Convenient to Meridian, MS Parks and Museums
Tourists who enjoy seeing an historic downtown and the beautiful natural parks will find this hotel is ideally located in Meridian, MS for doing both. Many buildings around town, such as the Hamasa Shrine Temple Theater, date back to the early 20th century. Art enthusiasts will enjoy the Town Carousels and the MSU Riley Center for Education & Performing Arts. Nature lovers will also find plenty to do here. Walking, horseback riding, boating and picnics are all popular activities at the Bonita Lakes Park, and the Bamboo Emu Farm offers tourists a unique opportunity to observe these birds.
When you stay at this hotel in Meridian, MS you'll be near:
- Around Town Carousels Abound (3 miles)
This outdoor, city-wide public art project features over 50 carousel horses, created by local and regional artists.
Phone: +1 (888) 868-7720
- Hamasa Shrine Temple Theater (3 miles)
This theater was completed in 1928 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in the Moorish Revival style, the theater is a fascinating venue and also features a unique pipe organ, of which there is only one more of its kind in existence.
- MSU Riley Center for Education & Performing Arts (3.2 miles)
Incorporating the historic Grand Opera House and Marks Rothenberg Building, the Riley Center hosts a variety of arts and entertainment programs.
- Bonita Lakes (3.3 miles)
This city-owned park is situated on three lakes and includes Long Creek Reservoir and Lakeview Golf Course. Enjoy walking, horseback riding, picnicking and boating here—admission is free!
Phone: +1 (601) 485-1920
- Bamboo Emu Farm (6 miles)
Walk through the hatchery and farm where visitors can view the large, gentle birds and buy novel Emu products in the gift shop. Admission is free.
Phone: +1 (601) 693-1108
- Mississippi State Games (6.5 miles)
Visit Meridian, MS in June to watch or compete in the State Games of Mississippi, where amateur athletes of all ages and abilities compete in a sports fest to promote health and fitness in the surrounding communities. These games are patterned after the Olympics and nearly 5,000 athletes compete for medals in 28 different sports.
- Peavey Electronics Corporation (9 miles)
Peavey Electronics, headquartered in Meridian, is one of the largest audio equipment manufacturers in the world.
Phone: +1 (601) 483-5365
- Causeyville General Store (14 miles)
This store and gristmill opened in 1895 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Don't miss the hoop cheese and the popular Mechanical Musical Museum.
Phone: +1 (601) 644-3102
- Dunn's Falls (17 miles)
Take a day trip to this 65-foot waterfall, which was once a power source for a gristmill and for the manufacture of Stetson hats. This area features a wildlife refuge, picnic areas, Gristmill Pond and a swimming area.
Phone: +1 (601) 655-8550
Conveniently located on Bonita Lakes Dr just off of Exit 154 on I-59/I-20, the hotel is also near these modes of transportation: