A New Resident’s Guide to Hattiesburg
If you live in Hattiesburg, you probably already know how wonderful it truly is! And if you just moved to Hattiesburg, you probably are quickly discovering how amazing it is. Whether you decided to retire in Hattiesburg simply because of its majestic beauty, or if you’re a freshman at the University of Southern Mississippi, you’ll love every second you spend in this incredible city. If you just recently decided to call the “Hub City of the South” your new home, check out this list to help you get set up and settled in your beautiful new southern home.
If you find that you’ve got too much stuff to fit into your new Hattiesburg home, or you simply feel like converting that new garage into something more awesome, fear not because Hattiesburg has storage solutions located in many convenient parts of the area. Visiting www.usstoragesearch.com will give you information on different storage units available in your neighborhood. If you have to move some of your larger stuff into storage, ask your neighbor to borrow his or her truck so you can start making some friends!
You will never be bored in your new city of Hattiesburg, as there are so many awesome things to do! If it’s football season, you should head on over to M.M. Roberts Stadium and cheer on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. The stadium seats 36,000 and sure gets loud whenever the Golden Eagles score a touchdown.
If football season is over, you won’ct want to miss the Golden Eagles shooting hoops at Reed Green Coliseum. Golden Eagles basketball is on the rise, and last year made the NCAA tournament for the first time in more than twenty years. The program should be fun to watch for years to come.
There are plenty of incredible dining establishments situated around Hattiesburg, and you’ll fall in love with the incredible barbeque the area has to offer. The most famous barbeque join in Hattiesburg is hands down Leatha’s Bar-B-Que Inn. Located on Highway 98, Leatha’s pork ribs fall right off the bone and are known pretty much all over the state. You may even run in to Brett Favre, who lives in Hattiesburg and frequently eats at Leatha’s. Finish up your meal with a delicious slice of pecan pie, and you’ll be loving life.
If cheering on the Golden Eagles and eating massive amounts of barbeque isn’t your thing, there are plenty of other awesome things to do in Hattiesburg that you’ll love. The Hattiesburg zoo has alligators, tigers, llamas, zebras, monkeys, and lots of other interesting creatures. You can even take a train ride around the zoo. For a more historical experience, check out the Saenger Theater located downtown. The theater has been in operation since 1929 and shows both live performances and films.
If you’re in the mood for a long bike ride or jog, checkout the Longleaf Trace, a 39-mile trail that used to be a set of train tracks. The trail is a beautiful way to experience the Hattiesburg outdoors.