February welcomes hints of spring and simultaneously holds onto remnants of winter, creating endless opportunities to explore the outdoors as well as discover exciting indoor attractions. Ridgeland plays host to endless places to see and things to do inside and out.

Create colorful memories at Ridgeland’s art galleries and boutique shops. The Bill Waller Craft Center, located just off the beautiful Natchez Trace Parkway, displays detailed artwork from over 400 artisans and includes pieces such as Choctaw baskets and pottery, natural wood carvings and a wide collection of jewelry. Get ready for a superb shopping spree at the countless shopping areas in Ridgeland. The Renaissance hosts up-scale shops such as White House Black Market, Free People, Brooks Brothers and Williams-Sonoma. More shopping is found at Township at Colony Park, hosting shops such as Hemline, Sollberger’s and Carter Louise Antiques. Wrap up your shopping on Jackson Street at Kinkade’s Fine Clothing and CoatTails.

After a full day of shopping, fill up at one of Ridgeland’s delicious restaurants. For fine dining experiences, book a reservation at Amerigo, for authentic Italian pastas; Anjou Restaurant, for French fare and Southern specialties; or CAET for savory seafood and an oyster bar. For a casual cuisine and entertainment, grab a table at Burgers & Blues.

Ridgeland also offers abundant outdoor activities for the whole family. Get the party going on the Friendship II Boat for a cruise on the beautiful Ross Barnett Reservoir. This scenic 32-mile body of water also provides perfect conditions for fishing or kayaking with Pearl River Kayaks.

Get out of the water and into the woods along the Natchez Trace Parkway. This lush area full of towering trees and vibrant plants provides the perfect scenic route for a jog or bike ride. The Natchez Trace hosts 28 different trails for all who want to experience the spectacular scenery.

Whether you plan to shop and dine in the finest stores and restaurants or discover the adventure awaiting in the great outdoors, Ridgeland caters to every visitor wanting to experience the city, inside and out.

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