It may not be the Ritz, but The Shack Up Inn is a popular tourist destination.
Located near the infamous Crossroads, where Highways 49 and 61 meet, just outside of Clarksdale, Mississippi sits the Hopson Plantation, home to The Shack Up Inn. This stop offers guests the chance to explore an authentic plantation, and stay in authentic sharecropper shacks.
A night at the Shack Up Inn gives you the chance to truly experience what it was like to live on a plantation. Almost unchanged from when it was a working cotton gin plantation, the Shack Up Inn gives guests the chance to stay in authentic shacks, see a cotton gin, and tour the seed houses located on the property. The rooms are all as authentic as possible, but still offer guests some modern comforts including heating and air conditioning, indoor plumbing, a coffee maker, refrigerator, and microwaves. Guests are offered the opportunity to have a glimpse of what plantation life was and view one of the first mechanized cotton pickers ever made. Guests are also invited to explore the entire plantation and explore the local culture in the evening with live jazz performances available nearby.
Head down south to Mississippi and visit The Shack Up Inn. This location offers a glimpse to what life was like in recent history and is set in such a fantastic location that you will find lots of other places to explore. Live jazz music, authentic southern food, and numerous interesting and legendary historic sites await you when you visit the Shack Up Inn.