Hattiesburg Attractions

Things To Do In Town

Hattiesburg attractions range from outdoor adventures to local culture. Taste a cold craft beer. Get up close and personal with a sloth. Go for a run through Mississippi's pine belt. At Red Lion Inn & Suites Hattiesburg, you can see the beauty and signature culture of the South.

Longleaf Trace 

The Longleaf Trace is Southern Mississippi's premier hiking, cycling, horseback riding, and running trail. It is 41 miles long and fairly flat, running from Hattiesburg through Sumrall, Bassfield, and Carson to Prentiss.

Southern Prohibition Brewery

 301 Mobile Street

Hattiesburg's own microbrewery, you can get fresh beers crafted by the locals here. Created in 2013, their year-round beers include IPAs, blonde ales, bitters, and red ales.

Hattiesburg Zoo

107 South 17th Avenue
(601) 545-4576

Hattiesburg Zoo is a fun family attraction, with creatures from across the world. The 12-acre park has many events for kids, including a sloth experience, where kids can feed a sloth and go behind-the-scenes at the zoo.

Saenger Theater

201 Forrest Street
(601) 584-4888

Built in 1929, when admission was only six cents, Saenger Theater shows off the best live events and films in Hattiesburg. Its art-deco style and neoclassical design creates a classy, vintage atmosphere. Shows include local and touring productions.

Paul B Johnson State Park

 319 Geiger Lake Road
(601) 582-7721

Just 10 miles south of Hattiesburg, this state park lies on the shores of Geiger Lake. In the heart of Mississippi's pine belt, you'll see long-leaf and loblolly pines, delicate dogwoods, and ancient oaks. The deep forest is excellent for camping, while the lake is inviting for boating and fishing.