Entries by Keri Rowell

Summertime in Laurel: The Best Things to Do

Laurel’s great in every season, right? But, when school’s out and Summer’s in, Laurel is the perfect place to get your travel fix.  Even though the Mississippi Summer can be rough, there’s plenty of ways you can beat the heat and make the best out of your vacation! Here’s a few of our favorite ways […]

Laurel’s Art Scene

Laurel has been a hub for innovators, artisans, and creatives since its founding in 1882. Our history is rich with artists of all kinds that have truly made their mark on The City Beautiful. From the iconic Downtown Laurel mural, to Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, the first art museum in Mississippi, there’s a creative […]

Laurel’s Best Pet-Friendly Spots

If you’re anything like us, you love your furry friends! Sometimes when traveling, leaving your pet at home or in a kennel is unavoidable. But in Laurel, there’s plenty of places your best friend can enjoy with you!  Slowboat Brewing Co. We are pleased to introduce Duchess, her royal highness of Slowboat. #rocktheboat #slowboatbrewco #iliveinlaurel […]

Laurel’s Home Town Folks

There’s a few things that Home Town folks really love; food, family, community––and hosting some company! It’s true that we have a tight-knit community. Our folks know each other by name, shop locally, and try to promote each other the best we can. A lot of visitors tell us that we’re so charming that they don’t […]

Laurel’s Best Nightlife Destinations

Spending the weekend in Laurel? Maybe you’ve got your day plans already mapped out, but here’s your nighttime itinerary.  Dinner & Dessert Man oh man does Downtown Laurel have some great food! (And sweets.) A lot of us know what eateries are open during the day, but what about on weekends? And for dinner? One […]

Why #iliveinlaurel: A Local’s Perspective

If you spend any amount of time in Laurel, you’ll quickly see the allure of our affectionally called, “City Beautiful”. There are many reasons why #iliveinlaurel, and hopefully–I can convince you to do the same. Laurel’s History & Beauty If you browse the #iliveinlaurel tag on Instagram, you’ll find many photos of our parks, beautiful […]