A spring break well-spent in DeSoto County

30 Jan / 2024

Spring break is coming up, and we have all the details on the best things to do in DeSoto County, Mississippi. Whether you’re a family who loves the outdoors or one who prefers to have some fun inside, there is always something to do here at the top of the Magnolia State.

Explore the outdoors

  • ARK Walking Trail and Nature Center – This outdoor haven located in Hernando has 2 miles of trails for you to enjoy. The ARK’s outdoor stage is a 5,000-square-foot pavilion with open grasslands and educational signage.
  • Bayou Point Mountain Biking Trail – Grab your bike and head to Hernando! This trail is great for those of all skill levels.  
  • Cedar Hill Farm – Spend some time enjoying the grounds of this beautiful, family owned and operated farm. While there, check out The Barn at Cedar Hill Farm, which offers farm-to-table, seasonal specials that are always delicious.
  • Bolin Grove Farms – Spring is the perfect time to visit this beautiful, you-pick-it-farm located in Hernando. The estate features fields of blueberries, blackberries, nectarines and even beehives for those interested in purchasing local honey.
  • Hernando DeSoto River Park – This park offers stunning views of the mighty Mississippi River. Enjoy fishing, grilling, picnics, biking and boating and more.
  • Snowden Grove Park – Try your hand at mini golf or tennis, or hit the walking trail with the family at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven.

Chill inside

  • Mid-South Ice House – Public ice skating is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Saturday. The rink offers classes for all ages, so the whole family can brush up on their skills or learn new ones.
  • Skate Odyssey Roller Skating Rink – With locations in Olive Branch and Horn Lake, you can have some old fashion family fun in DeSoto County!
  • Strike Zone Bowling Lanes – This bowling alley has food, drinks and an arcade. Spend the entire day at this Southaven spot.
  • Urban Air Adventure Park – Take the “leap of faith” when you visit this DeSoto County business! Giant trampolines, bumper cars, zip lines, obstacle courses and so much more are available for you to enjoy. 

Enjoy family fun at Landers Center

  • Disney on Ice - Experience Disney magic as more than 50 beloved characters bring their stories to life March 7-10.
  • Memphis Hustle Basketball - See tomorrow's NBA stars compete in exciting NBA G League action. Home games are scheduled March 15, 17, 19, 21 and 26. 
  • Winter Jam 2024 - On March 22, bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of worship music with artists like Crowder, LeCrae, Cain, Katy Nichole, Seventh Day Slumber and more!

DeSoto County is never short on family fun. Spend your spring break with us and have a blast!