Distance from Airport
- Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport
14.48 km from City Center
In addition to being a top-notch meeting destination, we're also your affordable, family-friendly weekend getaway. Hattiesburg is most noted for the hallmark hospitality of her people, so you can feel comfortable bringing the whole family along! Home to the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg flourishes in cultural opportunities and special events. Further enhancing the artistic and cultural flare of Hattiesburg is the Historic Downtown District, featuring many architectural gems, such as the Historic Saenger Theater and the Hattiesburg Historic Train Depot. Unique shops, galleries and plenty of opportunities for exquisite local dining also abound in Historic Downtown. Also home to Hattiesburg, the Longleaf Trace, Mississippi's only certified Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Project, is a multi-use recreational trail spanning 42 miles from Hattiesburg, MS to Prentiss, MS. The Longleaf Trace Gateway, where information and bike rentals are available, can be found on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. Finally, a truly patriotic experience awaits you at the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, located on the base of Camp Shelby just south of Hattiesburg. Featuring more than 6,000 artifacts spanning America's military history, the museum features interactive and life-sized dioramas such as the "live" WWI battle trench. Hattiesburg welcomes you!