The South’s Casino Capital
In 1994, there were no four-lane roads and only one stoplight in Tunica County,
Things have definitely changed. Today, Tunica casinos and hotels rule the landscape, and 24-hour non-stop entertainment is the city’s middle name. As
the largest gaming destination in the country between Las Vegas and Atlantic City
and only minutes from Memphis, Tunica is where people come to let the good times
Nine casinos in Tunica, Mississippi offer everything from gambling
and dining to live entertainment and shopping.
Adding to its reputation as a gaming destination, Tunica also offers championship
golf courses with full-service club houses, state-of-the-art indoor clay tennis
courts and tournament clay shooting.
Tunica’s Delta Roots
If you're in search of the city’s Delta roots beyond the Tunica casinos
and hotels, two antebellum bed and breakfasts are located within the city limits,
and famous eateries such as the
Blue and White Café and the
Hollywood Café have been local dining scene staples
Blues Trail will lead you to sites for Son House, James Cotton,
Highway 61 and Hardface Clanton.
Take a walk through the
Tunica County Museum for a glimpse into life before casinos
in Tunica, Mississippi. The Tunica Riverpark, an impressive 24,000 sq.
ft. museum located on the river, explores the history of the Mississippi River through
exhibits/ artifacts, a river overlook and riverboat cruises on the Tunica Queen
– a don’t miss Tunica attraction.