Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a trend in unique staying experiences – something more personal and memorable. At The Montgomery B&B in Starkville, that’s exactly what the host, Lyn Berch, has seen.
With both of Mississippi’s SEC football teams making their way to Auburn University this year, we figured we’d compile a list of top-picks for anyone looking to get out of town and catch the game. From what to do, where to sleep, where to get your pastries and everything in between, M&M’s got you covered.
RJ’s Eatery in Fulton is a mom-and-pop shop with old-school vibes. Framed posters of classic cars line the walls; there’s a concession-style menu board; the floors are checkered tile, the kind of thing you might find in a 50s diner. And then there’s Jim Wright, singing and dancing to classic rock while throwing and flipping things on the flat top grill.
In a typical Mississippi small town, in downtown Water Valley, there stands a building that’s two stories high. Nobody’s quite sure how old it is, but they know it dates back at least 130 years. Across its lifetime, the structure has served different purposes. It once housed the town’s utility company. It’s been a drugstore and, as local lore goes, it may have even been a mortuary during the Civil War.