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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Win A Trip Across The Delta!!

The Mississippi Delta Tourism Association has a very cool contest going on. You can win a trip across the Mississippi delta. Click Here to enter the sweepstakes. If you win here is the itinerary from the website: Visit the delta.

Monday, September 10th – Arrive in Vicksburg for Gaming, Town Tour and Overnight
  • Accommodations at the AmeriStar Casino
  • Dinner at the Bottleneck Blues Bar located in the casino
  • Vicksburg gift basket
  • Passes to area attractions
Tuesday morning, September 11th – Travel to Yazoo City for lunch and town tour
  • BBQ for two at “Memphis in May award-winning” Ubon’s
  • Town tour
  • Gift basket from the Yazoo County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Tuesday afternoon, September 11th - Travel to Greenwood for Town Tour and overnight
  • 1 night stay for 2 at the Alluvian Hotel
  • 2 free passes to Cottonlandia Museum
  • Walking tour of historic downtown Greenwood
  • Visit to Robert Johnson's gravesite
  • Dinner for two at Lusco's on Tuesday night
Wednesday morning, September 12th – Travel to Indianola for lunch and town tour
  • Lunch for two from the Crown Restaurant
  • Gift basket and gift certificates from Taste of Gourmet and the Indianola Pecan House.
  • Copy of Steve Cheseborough’s “Blues Traveling”
  • Behind the scenes tour of B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, under construction
  • Tour of Indianola blues sites
Wednesday afternoon, September 12th – Travel to Clarksdale for Town Tour and overnight
  • Delta Blues Museum admission
  • Ground Zero Blues Club Gift Certificate
  • Gift Certificate for Dinner at the Silver Moon
  • Gift Basket with Gift Certificates from Downtown
  • Merchants
  • Overnight Accomodations at the Big Pink
  • Guesthouse
  • Gift Certificate for breakfast at Resthaven
Thursday morning, September 13th – Travel to DeSoto County for County Tour and Shopping
  • Complimentary breakfast in Olive Branch
  • Tour of Brussel’s Bonsai including a gift certificate
  • Travel to Old Towne to shop
  • Travel to Southaven for shopping at Southaven Towne Center
  • Travel to Hernando for a free lunch at Timbeaux’s
  • Tour of DeSoto County Museum and the Historic Hernando Courthouse
Thursday afternoon, September 13th – Travel to Tunica for Gaming, Town Tour and overnight
  • 1 night stay at one of Tunica' 9 Casino Hotel Resorts
  • Admission to the Tunica RiverPark Museum including a Cruise on the Tunica Queen
  • $100 in gaming coin
Friday, September 14th – Travel to Cleveland for Town Tour and overnight
  • Gift certificates for dinner at the Pickled Okra and lunch at the Warehouse
  • Tour Guide: Blues and Culture Tour
  • One Night Accommodations: The Holiday Inn including continental breakfast
  • Gift basket and discount shopping coupons
Saturday, September 15th – Travel to Greenville for Town Tour, MS Delta Blues and Heritage Festival and overnight
  • Overnight accommodations at the Greenville Inn & Suites for Saturday, September 15
  • Dinner for two at one of our local restaurants
  • Tickets for two to the MS Delta Blues & Heritage Festival.

Sunday, September 16th – Depart for home

Transportation not provided.

It does look like you will have to transport yourself, which could be expensive given the current 3.00 dollar a gallon gas. However, it looks like a good time. So good luck!!!!

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