Tunica, MS attractions are all the more phenomenal, when you consider just how humble a beginning this town had. It was once a ghost town and considered unsafe by mainstream America. However, in just a couple of decades the people of Tunica with help from the government have transformed this little town into the third most exciting gambling location in the U.S.
The first and foremost attraction in Tunica is the casino life. Some of the top casinos in the area include Bally’s, Fitzgerald’s, Gold Strike, Harrah’s and the Hollywood Casino. What can you expect from the best casinos in Tunica? Many of the top casinos have literally thousands of slot machines and video poker games. They may also have upwards of 40 table games and entire rooms set aside for live poker playing. Many of these casinos are also resort hotels, and they might provide amenities appropriate for a luxury accommodation; expect spa treatment, live event shows and massage therapy.
What about other Tunica attractions away from the casinos? If you are looking for a family friendly vacation then consider these possibilities. You can come onboard the Tunica River Queen, which is a three-hundred seat paddle wheeler. You can also stay for the Tunica Air Races, which showcases vintage vessels and aerial acrobatics. Other outdoor activities include golfing activity through courses like Cottonwoods Golf Club and River Bend Links.
The Tunica River Park provides a variety of activities from casino fun to nightlife, to spas and nature walks. Tunica entertainment is made up of a wide variety of individual shows, with everything from a Circle G Quarter Horse Show to an MMA Mixed Martial Arts event. Other entertainment events to look forward to include a national shooting championship and a Brother in Law Team Roping show. You can find most of these shows at notable community locations like the Tunica Arena and Exposition Center or inside a casino, such as Harrah’s Event Center.
There is no zoo inside Tunica, however, there are aquariums in some of the casinos, not to mention the Memphis Zoo just a short drive away. You can also enjoy delicious restaurants on and around the strip, as well as take in a museum. Even if gambling is not your pleasure, there is still plenty of fun for the entire family in Tunica. Even if you stray outside the famous casinos, there is a lot of personality to enjoy!