Journalist Tours

Journalist Pre-FAM Tour Options
The Mississippi pre-FAM Civil War to Civil Rights tour will depart from Jackson, MS on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The 'Home Towns' and Birthplace of America's Music tours will depart from Memphis, TN on Thursday, March 15, 2018. We recommend participants arrive for your tour at 2:00 pm (CT), all tours will be departing at 4:00pm (CT). All tours will end in Biloxi at the Beau Rivage on Sunday, March 18, 2018
Civil War to Civil Rights
Mississippi has been home to some of the most defining moments in American history, from pivotal battles in the Civil War such as the siege of Vicksburg to the struggle for civil rights and much more. This tour will visit many sites important to both historical movements.
'Home Towns' Tour: Elvis and Faulkner to HGTV
The legacies of Mississippians like literary titan William Faulkner, king of rock ‘n’ roll Elvis Presley and father of country music Jimmie Rodgers come alive in tours of their homes and the towns they grew up in. Visit the home where Faulkner wrote his famous novels and the shop where Elvis got his first guitar.
Birthplace of America's Music
Mississippi is widely considered the Birthplace of America’s Music, the one place where visitors can trace the blues, rock ‘n’ roll and country to their roots. This tour follows Highway 61, the “blues highway,” through the Mississippi Delta where the blues originated.
Journalist-Only City Tour Options
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Journalist-Only City Tours will be Tuesday, March 20, 2018 beginning at 9:30am
The Adventurer - SUP & Shrimp
Start your morning with a stand-up paddle boarding experience on one of the area’s many waterways. Learn about the life of a shrimp in the Mississippi Sound followed by a unique dining opportunity. End the day with a tour of the largest free-flowing river in the lower 48.  
The Culinarian - Sip and Snack the #MSCoastLife
Seafood is king on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Begin your day learning about the importance of the industry and sip on new brews. From there, enjoy plenty of fresh Gulf shrimp and explore dining offerings on a Tasty Tour, featuring local favorites. 
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