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Disconnect to Reconnect

Give life a rain check and go disconnect at these relaxing excursions here and around Hattiesburg. Whether you are looking to decompress after a busy work week or just get out of the house, these places have everything you need for a complete restart.

 

 

 

 

Longleaf Piney Resort

Unwind at the Wi-Fi free tiny home resort, where you can enjoy a fun and stress-free environment. Longleaf Piney Resort has activities around the camp, such as cornhole and axe throwing as well as access to the Longleaf Trace. With seven tiny homes to choose from for your crew, you’ll stay in style in this alternative lodging. If you’re looking for a group getaway, check out the Lake House, which overlooks the lake and can house up to 10 people! No matter how long you stay, this tiny resort will leave you feeling brand new!

 

Lotus Day Spa

Treat yourself to a little self-care at the Lotus Day Spa and Salon! Feeling tense? Enjoy a variety of massage styles to help you unwind and forget your worries. If you’re in need of refreshing your look, Lotus also offers facials, waxing, and nail treatments. Lotus will have you looking and feeling your best in no time.

 

  

 

Longleaf Trace

Step away from the hustle and bustle for the little bit and stroll on the beautiful Longleaf Trace! Whether you’re a runner, cyclists, or casual walker, the Trace welcomes all who want to take a break from the online world and explore nature. With 44 miles of trails, there is tons to explore to give your brain a breather. In addition to the main paved trail, there are loads of off-road trails and stops along the way that will make you forget you’re in one of Mississippi’s largest cities.

 

Whiskey on the River

Want to really unplug and get away from home for the weekend? Whiskey on the River, a completely off-grid retreat, is perfect for recharging your batteries. There are nine cabins available as well as private access to the Leaf River. Each cabin comes fully furnished with everything you need for a relaxing “beach-front” getaway. The cabins are completely solar powered and located in our neighboring city of Petal. 

 

 

 

 

Pinebelt Blueways

If you’re feeling more adventurous on your trip to HBurg, follow the Pinebelt Blueways for a meandering trip through the natural greenery of Mississippi. The Blueways are water trails that follow the Leaf and Bouie rivers and cover more than 50 miles of recreational waterways from Laurel through Hattiesburg to New Augusta. Either float the river at your own pace or book a free guided tour with all necessary equipment provided. PRO TIP: Don’t forget your sunscreen, bathing suit, and water shoes!