Tupelo, the birthplace of Elvis Presley and the first TVA city, is located at the intersection of highways 78 and 45 in Northeast Mississippi.
How to Fly into Tupelo
Directions from regional hubs
FROM BIRMINGHAM, AL
Head WEST on US Hwy 78 for about 120 miles
FROM MEMPHIS, TN
Take 240 S to 240 E and merge onto 78 E at Exit 21 (toward Birmingham). Continue 94 miles and you’re here.
FROM JACKSON, MS
Take I-55 N to Hwy 82 (Exit 185) toward Winona. Take Hwy 82 East for 40 miles until you reach the Natchez Trace Pkwy. Take the Natchez Trace north (towards Nashville) for 55 miles, and you have arrived.
FROM NASHVILLE, TN
Take I-40 WEST from Nashville to Exit 80 near Jackson, TN, then follow the signs to Hwy 45 SOUTH. Continue on 45S for about 100 miles and you’re here.
Where to eat…
Tupelo has more than over 150 quality places to eat. Located throughout the city, you’ll find almost every kind of cuisine from All American casual to an eclectic mix of international foods suited to a variety of tastes.
For a list of dining selections in Tupelo, MS, click here.
Where to stay…
Tupelo has more than 2,024 quality guest rooms conveniently located in all parts of the city.
For a list of lodging alternatives, click here.