Greenwood, I’ll Remember You
By Heather Baker – About You Magazine
I fancy myself a pretty well-tread traveler of the Natural State. Name a town and I’ve probably taken a stroll (or two) down its Main Street to see firsthand what all the fuss was about. Some of that comes from the nature of this business; as “Arkansas’ Lifestyle Magazine,” we often have to put our boots on the ground of all four corners to stay up to speed on the comings and goings of the entire state. But I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that a lot of my travels also stem from stakes a little more personal; I love the sights and sounds of new adventures and enjoy going wherever the senses take me.
That’s why when I heard of a quaint little destination not too far from home but just outside the state, Greenwood, Mississippi, I knew I’d have to pack my weekend bags and journey southeast on Highway 65 to check it out for myself. What I found blew me away — which is not an easy feat to accomplish.
It hit me from the moment I arrived. As I pulled into town on a Friday afternoon, I felt an eerie sensation of leaving the “real world” for this hidden Southern oasis. We’re in the hustles and bustles of every day so much, but those are trivial pursuits that Greenwood doesn’t care too much about. The city itself — from the old bell tower to the courthouse to the landscaping to the way of life — has a very old-school vibe to it. But that is also met by an equally present pristineness. It’s neat, tidy, and dare I say immaculate. Those are just the first impressions. The rest are just as spectacular.
Read the Full Blog from Heather’s Trip Here.