Your MC experience begins on campus, but your journey here will take you far beyond. First stop? The vibrant city of Clinton, one of the state’s premier destinations, offers everything you’d ever want in a college town—and so much more.
Designated as a Mississippi Main Street City, a Mississippi Most Livable City, and a Certified Retirement City, Clinton is truly Mississippi’s family city and one of the premier cities in the state of Mississippi. It’s everything you’d ever want in a college town—and so much more. Just steps from campus, you’ll discover anything from a local pizzeria to authentic Southern comfort food. If coffee is more your style, drop in at Cups for a delicious brew made with house-roasted beans. Spend the day walking the brick streets, shopping at unique boutiques, relaxing at beautiful parks, and then finishing things off with an outdoor movie or concert.
If you’re looking for accommodations for your visit, Clinton has you covered:
No matter what your interests are, the Jackson Metro area has much to offer. Below are just a few examples of the local hot-spots and areas of interest just a few minutes drive from campus.
- Mississippi Museum of Art
- Mississippi Natural Science Museum
- Live Music Venues
- Shopping and Dining at Renaissance Mall
- Ross Barnett Reservoir
- Bass Pro Shop
- Shopping at Outlets of Mississippi
- Mississippi Braves Baseball at Trustmark Park