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A Gazebo in the Middle of a Small Town in Tunica, Mississippi (Photo: James Kirkikis/Shutterstock)
Tunica, Mississippi (Photo: James Kirkikis/Shutterstock)

Caroline Costello
Cruise Critic Contributor

Port of Tunica

Tunica, Mississippi offers quintessential Americana for intrepid river cruisers, with everything from historical architecture to rollicking blues joints. This small Mississippi Delta village features a walkable town center, as well as sweeping river views from an observation deck.

The American Queen Steamboat Company calls here on select river sailings, offering Tunica cruises with excursions to museums and hiking trails winding through surrounding wetlands. Feeling lucky? Head to Tunica's Casino District for restaurants and entertainment galore.

Shore Excursions

About Tunica


Historical Tunica is a stop on the Mississippi Blues Trail.


Daytime temperatures can get quite hot in the summer.

Bottom Line

Tunica offers a walkable downtown and a Casino District packed with nine casinos.

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