Find yourself South of the Ordinary.

About DeSoto County Tourism


DeSoto County, located in Northwest Mississippi, just minutes from Memphis, TN, is the place to explore a world of fun.

Enjoy our colorful history at the DeSoto County Museum.

From Hernando DeSoto to Jerry Lee Lewis and John Grisham, from the Civil War to Civil Rights, it’s all fascinating.

Circle G Ranch, formerly owned by Elvis Presley

Phase one restoration began in 2017. Guests will be able to explore the honeymoon cottage, horse stables, 14 acre lake with dancing waters and much more. A 55 ft. white cross is located on the property.

Discover the historic DeSoto County Courthouse.

Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997, spectacular wall murals inside the courthouse depict the discovery of the Mighty Mississippi River.

Experience life with a vast array of spring, summer and fall Agri-Tourism events.

  • Pick your own at Nesbit Blueberry Plantation

  • Lose yourself in the “Corn Maize” and choose your own pumpkins at Cedar Hill Farm

  • Learn from the pros at Brussel’s Bonsai, the largest importer and grower of Bonsai trees in the nation

Start your Mississippi Blues Trail adventure in DeSoto County.

Walk where they walked, dance where they danced, experience the blues where they were born. It all begins here with Memphis Minnie’s gravesite in Walls.

As always...

  • Historic homes and picture-perfect town squares

  • Shopping, shopping and more shopping...from outlet malls to prime antiquing

  • 72 holes of championship golf

  • Spectacular sailing and fishing at Arkabutla Lake