The Bartlett / Mid-South area is an ideal location for people who enjoy all types of sports, the great outdoors and cultural activities. The combination of the region's nature, history and culture create an abundant source of activities for everyone in the family. From duck hunting and trout fishing to opera and Broadway plays, excitement awaits life long residents, newcomers, and the weekend visitor.
For your convenience we have created a list of activities and attractions that are available throughout the region with links to the appropriate websites. We encourage you to come and explore the wonderful adventures awaiting you in our region.
The Bartlett / Mid-South region is blessed with some of the best lakes, rivers & streams in the entire country. If water recreation is your passion or just an occasional pastime, we have it for you in every variety.
Mid-Southerners love their beaches. Even though its not in their immediate backyard they still claim the Gulf Coast as theirs. Here are some of the favorites:
The Mid-South is rich in history. From pre-Columbian to Civil War to the birth of Rock & Roll, this region provides a wide array of historical and cultural venues.
Perhaps no place in the world has contributed as much to popular music as has the Mid-South region. There are numerous venues for discovering, sampling, and experiencing the music of the Mid-South.
The Bartlett / Mid-South is a multi-state region each offering their own unique outdoor recreational opportunities. If you enjoy being outside, you will definitely enjoy our region.
This multi-state region is fortunate to have a wide assortment of national public lands that provide all types of outdoor activities:
For those who like to get as far from the madding crowd as possible, the Mid-South still maintains a portion of its primeval self. In addition to many of the national public lands listed above there are smaller designated wilderness areas, some public and some on private trusts. Check out these wild places:
The only problem with weekend getaways in the Mid-South is choosing which direction to go.