city in, and the county seat of, Lee County, Mississippi, United States

Tupelo is a city in Northeast Mississippi that is known best for being the birthplace of Elvis Presley.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

  • 1 Tupelo Regional Airport (TUP IATA). Served only by Contour Airlines to Nashville International Airport (BNA)    
  • Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR IATA) is 1 hour and 10 minutes south of Tupelo. It flies to Atlanta.
  • Memphis International Airport (MEM IATA) is 1 hour and 40 minutes northwest. It was a key Delta Air Lines hub and is also served by six other airlines.
  • Birmingham International Airport (BHM IATA) in Alabama, is about 2.5 hours southeast.

By carEdit

Tupelo is on US Route 78, between Memphis and Birmingham.

Get aroundEdit

Map of Tupelo

Tupelo requires a car to see freely. A tour bus will keep you on the main tourist trail.


Civil War battlefieldsEdit


  • Tupelo Furniture Market, where thousands of furniture retailers meet twice a year.
  • Tupelo Flea Market at the Tupelo Furniture market comes on the second weekend of every month except when the furniture markets in town. You can buy arts, crafts, furniture, cell phone accessories, clothes & purses, candy, even puppies. The list goes on.
  • 1 BancorpSouth Arena (Tupelo Coliseum), 375 E Main St, +1 662 841-6573, .    
  • 2 North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, 1800 W Main St, +1 662 842-8433.    





Go nextEdit

Routes through Tupelo
MemphisHolly Springs  W   E  Birmingham
Jackson, TNBooneville  N   S  ColumbusMeridian
END ← Nashville ← Jct W   E  E ← Jct W   E  N   S  → Jct W   E → Jct W   ERidgelandJackson

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