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Kids and Family

Family Fun Inside+Out

Your oldest says he wants to kayak. Your tween daughter wants to find an escape room. The little one is happy as long as he gets a pizza. In Ridgeland, the answer is yes, yes and yes. From an indoor trampoline park to kayaking on the Rez, we have family-friendly activities galore (and, yes, several local pizza shops!) to keep all of the kids–and mom and dad–happy.

For Big and Little Kids

For kiddos, teens, and children at heart, fun awaits. Take advantage of Ridgeland’s acres of parks and miles of trails or enjoy indoor adventures like museums, indoor rock climbing and a high-flying trampoline park. The only difficulty? Deciding what to do first!

Family Festivals and More

Community is at the heart of Ridgeland, which means there’s always something fun going on that you can share with family and friends! Check back regularly to see what festival, holiday gathering or event is coming up and mark those calendars so you don’t miss a thing!

Kid-Approved Attractions

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Events for the Whole Family

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Resolution Revolution – Discover a New You in the New Year

There’s no denying it: 2020 wasn’t the best year to start on a fitness journey. We worked from home, ate too much at home, and tried (however we could) to stay fit at home-all with mixed success. If 2020 left you feeling sluggish and worn down, you’re certainly not alone. Thankfully, the New Year gives …

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Hiking the Natchez Trace Parkway near Ridgeland

With safety considerations in place, an hour or a day spent hiking along the Natchez Trace Parkway allows you to step back in time, often within reach of modern conveniences. Closer Than You Think Open daily from sunrise to sunset, the Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail is a 10-mile paved path whose name pays tribute to …

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Natchez Trace Parkway: Rules of the Road

Before you head out for a ride on the Natchez Trace Parkway, be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules of the road. The fast-paced life of nearby interstates and major highways stops once you reach the Parkway. Along this journey your goals should change from getting there quickly to enjoying every moment of the …

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Traveling the Trace with a Historical View

At every turn, the 444 miles of the Natchez Trace Parkway deliver scenic beauty. From the expansive Barnett Reservoir in Ridgeland to cascading waterfalls, the water views are impressive. With rolling pasture lands framed by weathered rail fences and quaint small towns dotting the way, you’ll have an endless array of scenery to enjoy. But …

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The Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide to Ridgeland, MS

For too many of us, the holiday shopping experience comes down to a Google search and a confirmation email. Two or three clicks per present and we’re all done. It’s an efficient process, but it can also feel unenthusiastic or “run of the mill.” After all, gifts purchased and given without cheer run a risk …

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A Foodie Guide to Top Fall Flavors in Ridgeland, MS

There’s a special kind of magic to the fall. The air grows delicate and the trees erupt in color. Best of all, in our scarves and knitted sweaters we can finally celebrate the flavors that deepen our appreciation of the season. Ridgeland, Mississippi, has the season’s seasonings and bright fall foliage to satisfy the most …

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