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.

Pine Belt Food Tours

Are you looking for something fun to do in Hattiesburg, MS. Well, our food tours are lots of fun, and the perfect way to see and eat your way around the Historic Downtown Hattiesburg. We can accommodate groups up to 17 people per food tour.

We welcome all: wedding parties; family reunions; college alumni; church groups; or just friends getting out.

We look forward to having you with us on our next departing food tour!

215 Mobile St.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 738-9038

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.