7 great reasons to check out the Tupelo Cocktail Trail


Tupelo Cocktail Trail
Cheers 🥂 (My Tupelo)

Elvis’ birthplace might be the most famous reason to visit Tupelo, Mississippi, but it isn’t the only one. Not so long ago, the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau launched the new Tupelo Cocktail Trail and you have to check it out. Keep reading for all the details.

Know before you go: The Tupelo Cocktail Trail

  • What: A fun way to try some tasty cocktails in Tupelo, Mississippi—just a two-hour drive from Birmingham
  • Where: Seven local restaurants in the heart of downtown, all within walking distance
  • When: Year-round
  • Cost: Free to participate—you just pay for your cocktails + food
  • How:
    • Pick up your cocktail card at the Tupelo Visitors Center or at participating restaurants.
    • There’s also a NEW digital passport on tupelo.net.
    • Once you’ve completed all stops, redeem your card at the Tupelo Visitors Center for a free #MyTupelo cocktail shaker.

1. The Jordan River at Amsterdam Deli + Grill

The Jordan River, Tupelo Cocktail Trail
The Jordan River (My Tupelo)

While you’re there, check out their hummus, wings, burgers and more. If you’re lucky, you may catch some live music.

2. The Burnout at Downunder

The Burnout, Tupelo Cocktail Trail
The Burnout (My Tupelo)

Check out their Australian-inspired pub grub, fun specials like the Hotter’n H*** cocktail or live music.

3. Tupelo Martini at Nautical Whimsey

Tupelo Martini, Tupelo Cocktail Trail
Tupelo Martini (My Tupelo)

Other things to look for: their all-you-can-eat lunch buffet on Fridays, their side patio or live music.

 4. Lemon Ice Box Martini at Fairpark Grill

Lemon Ice Box Pie, Tupelo Cocktail Trail
Lemon Ice Box Pie (My Tupelo)

They’ve also got chocolate martinis, lots of seafood dishes and a variety of amazing salads you can enjoy.

5. The Kennedy at The Grillehouse

The Kennedy, Tupelo Cocktail Trail
The Kennedy (My Tupelo)

Desserts, tobacco onion, fried mushrooms, steak or a flight of margaritas…all good reasons to stop by The Grillehouse.

6. The Daisy at Jobos

The Daisy, Tupelo Cocktail Trail
The Daisy (My Tupelo)

Bring your dog to hang out on the patio while you enjoy the seafood tower, brunch or the surfing-inspired good vibes.

7. Tupelo Honey at Park Heights

Tupelo Honey, Tupelo Cocktail Trail
Tupelo Honey (My Tupelo)

Head to Park Heights for fine dining, beautiful brunch or delectable desserts.

Looking for other things to do while you’re in Tupelo? We’ve got you covered.

Ready to make the two-hour drive for the Tupelo Cocktail Trail, good music, delicious food and more? Start planning your trip today.

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