Tour Length: Approx. 4 hrs.
Arrive at Blue Front Cafe
Hear the history of the Bentonia Style Blues, told by Jimmy “Duck” Holmes
Bentonia Style Music performed by Jimmy Duck Holmes,
Stop by and view the 3 MS Blues Trail Markers in Bentonia, MS
(Skip James, Jack Owens, and the Blue Front Cafe)
Leave for Yazoo City (15 minute drive)
Lunch at Local Restaurant
Visit Yazoo City’s Mississippi Blues Trail Markers
(“Gatemouth” Moore and Tommy McClennan)
Travel to and tour the Oakes African-American Cultural Center
(A showcase of the African American Culture of Yazoo County)
Leave for Next Destination
Other Available Attractions:
Hear the story of the legendary “witch of Yazoo” read by local story teller dressed in costume, and view the grave site of Willie Morris, author of Good Old Boy and My Dog Skip.
(located in Glenwood Cemetery)
Greg Harkins Woodworks, “Chairmaker to the Presidents” ADMISSION REQUIRED (30 minute drive to Vaughan, MS)
Yazoo County Agricultural Tours – See cotton, soybeans, corn, milo, and catfish farms (varies by season). We will visit a cotton gin and drive by beautiful Wolf and Broad Lakes. ADMISSION REQUIRED
Tour Downtown Historic District – Walk or Drive – Shopping also available.
Wells Ranch: Visit a 250-acre working ranch. See Ducks, Geese, Chickens, Cows, Horses. Inquire about fishing, led horseback rides, 4 wheelers and more.