Tours & Trails

As the Gulf South’s Hub City, Downtown Hattiesburg offers a great variety of pre-planned interactive experiences. Take a stroll or hop on a bike to enjoy one or more during your trip.

Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour

Take a self-guided walking tour of the historic homes of the Historic Neighborhood.


Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Enjoy a  self-guided Downtown Hattiesburg walking tour highlighting the historic buildings and the history of downtown .

Arts & Architecture

Throughout Hattiesburg’s beautiful green spaces and parks are various works of public art. From sculptures to architecture, take a tour of the Downtown district to view these creations of all types.

SoPro Brewery Tour

Southern Prohibition Brewing was established with two simple goals in mind: brew great beer and make Mississippi a great place to live. Located in the heart of downtown Hattiesburg, SoPro offers dry-hopped IPAs and bourbon barrel aged brews alongside their flagships.

301 Mobile St.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 584-7877

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Enjoy a guided Downtown Hattiesburg walking tour highlighting the city’s architecture, public art, and vibrant history.

Minimum Tour Size: 4 people
Tour Bookings Available: 9AM to 3PM
Tour Length: 2 hours
To book tour: Call the Hattiesburg Visitors Center at 601.296.7475.
Price: $15/person, group rates available upon request.

Hattiesburg Public Art Trail

Be inspired by Hattiesburg’s public art scene, where creativity abounds! The Hattiesburg Public Art Trail is an ideal socially distanced activity for families, friends, and solo travelers to explore. A brochure, map, and easily-identifiable signage make planning your trip simple! There’s numerous ways to enjoy the Art Trail. 

Longleaf Trace

The Longleaf Trace is South Mississippi’s premier running, biking, hiking, and equestrian trail. It is a beautiful linear park, 41 miles long and fairly flat, extending from Downtown Hattiesburg through Sumrall, Bassfield, and Carson to Prentiss. The trail is 10 feet wide and paved with asphalt, making the Trace simple and enjoyable to navigate. On any given day, you are likely to find a large number of locals and visitors traveling the path which was formerly a line on the railroad system.

USM Gateway, 2895 Fourth St.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 450-5247

Hatties{BURGER} Trail

The trail highlights local restaurants throughout the city that offer hamburgers on their regular menu. In 2016, residents officially claimed the nickname “Hattiesburgers,” and the HATTIES[BURGER] Trail is a play on this moniker.

With 33 locations featured on the trail, foodies can identify participating restaurants through a HATTIES[BURGER] Trail marker displayed at the entry. The HATTIES[BURGER] Trail is designed to be enjoyed by residents and visitors from across the US as an ideal socially distant activity for families and friends to enjoy at their leisure.

Freedom Summer Trail

Hattiesburg, Mississippi was a major location for Civil Rights activity in the 1950s and 1960s. The Freedom Summer Trail is a compilation of historic sites of Freedom Summer 1964 and the Civil Rights Movement in Hattiesburg. Freedom Summer Trail is a driving tour of 15 marked sites in the Hattiesburg area. The trail is developed and permanently marked to honor those who created the history to educate citizens both now and in the future. The tour begins at Hattiesburg’s Visitors Center, located at Highway 49 and Interstate 59 north of Hattiesburg.