About DeSoto County, Mississippi

This is the experience you dream of...

DeSoto County Mississippi consists of five cities: Hernando, Horn Lake, Olive Branch, Southaven and Walls. Each city offers authentic Southern charm and hospitality, mere minutes from every sophisticated entertainment imaginable. We invite you to indulge in the best of three worlds, with home-town pleasures sandwiched between the glittering shows and casinos of Tunica, Mississippi and the world-famous music and museums of Memphis, Tennessee. If you're looking to plan a Mississippi vacation, you've come to the right place. As far as things to do in Mississippi, DeSoto county attractions and events are the cream of the crop.  Learn more about our many Mississippi tourism options below.

DeSoto County Attractions

DeSoto County tourism options are endless, with five cities to explore. Hernando, Horn Lake, Olive Branch, Southaven  or Walls MS, each nestled near the other, offers numerous activities and attractions. Historic homes, picture-perfect town squares, and one of the premier youth sports complexes in the country provide endless opportunities for fun for visitors of all ages.

Things to do in DeSoto County

In addition to the best tourist attractions in North Mississippi, the many things to do in DeSoto County provide an ever changing element of variety to any vacation in DeSoto County.  Try your hand at 72 holes of championship golf, spectacular sailing and fishing at Arkabutla Lake, prime antique shopping, and mall shopping. We are only minutes from Memphis, TN.

DeSoto County Events

On top of our many great attractions, add an eventful calendar of local festivals and the exciting pro sport season of the RiverKings ice hockey team, and you have a host of reasons for weekend getaways and extended stays in DeSoto County, MS.

DeSoto County Dining and Lodging

We keep you comfortable with dozens of well-known hotels. Or you can indulge yourself with the charms of our acclaimed bed and breakfast establishments. No matter where you stay, delicious food is right around the corner, from Southern-style specialties to the finest American Continental cooking to a variety of ethnic cuisines.

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