Tourism in Olive Branch
Olive Branch Old Towne has much history and many stories to tell. Enjoy our Historic Walking Trail, then visit our retail stores, antique shops and Arts in the Alley exhibit, or just sit and enjoy one of our eating establishments.
Whether you are coming from across the country, nearby suburbs, or new to the area, Olive Branch Old Towne has much to offer its residents and visitors: Hootenanny music on Thursdays, spring and fall; free summer music concerts; Spring and Fall festivals.
The Wesson House, located on the southwest corner of the Pigeon Roost Avenue/Goodman Road intersection in Olive Branch Mississippi is one of only three Dedicated Mississippi Landmarks in Desoto County.
The site where The Wesson House is located was included in the two sections of land (Sections, 34 and 35) purchased from Chickasaw Indian Chief, Lush-Pun-Tubby by Milton Blocker and Stephen Flinn more than a century and a half ago on April 13th, 1836.
DeSoto County, Mississippi is located in the northwest corner of the state, “Minutes from Memphis, Tennessee and Tunica, Mississippi.”
Whether you are in DeSoto County on business, just passing through or enjoying our many attractions, you will find top quality accommodations staffed by friendly hospitality professionals. We have seven charming Bed & Breakfast Inns, conveniently located throughout DeSoto County.
As part of the DeSoto County suburbs and minutes from Memphis, Tennessee, there’s plenty to do in Olive Branch, MS!
Olive Branch hotels are close to Memphis, so guests can enjoy all the excitement of the city, but with the peace, quiet and more affordable prices of a non-downtown property. Find the best accommodations and lodgings at one of our hotels in Olive Branch, MS below.
Brussel’s Bonsai has been a destination for serious bonsai hobbyists for more than 30 years. The facility caters to gardeners, Asian culture enthusiasts and those interested in growing a piece of history. The nursery now has over 175,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space devoted to bonsai.
In addition to growing trees, the nursery hosts an annual gathering of bonsai enthusiasts called Rendezvous which is held over Memorial Day weekend; internationally recognized teachers (Masters) from around the world and students from all corners of the U.S. Lectures, hands-on workshops and demonstrations highlight the weekend-long event.
DeSoto County 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.