DeSoto Landers Center, Southaven visitdesotocty COUNTY Tanger Outlets Southaven Just across the city and state line from Memphis, Tanger Outlets Southaven is an outdoor/indoor campus featuring more than 70 brand names including Gap, H&M, Levi’s, Michael Kors, Nike, Samsonite and Under Armour. The DeSoto County Museum features the history and development of DeSoto County, from 1541 to the present. Artefacts and displays begin with the arrival of Spanish explorer, Hernando de Soto, and his contact with the native inhabitants of Mississippi. If you haven’t dipped your toes in the mighty Mississippi River, you ain’t lived! Get your feet wet with a visit to the Hernando DeSoto River Park on the banks of the Mississippi River. There are greenways and trails for hiking. Pack a picnic, watch the river and your cares roll away. DeSoto County is the cradle of the Mississippi blues. Come hear one of our home-grown blues bands at one of our local watering holes or annual festivals. Famous for many things, barbecue has put DeSoto on the map. Teams from the area have more than once swept all the top awards at the Memphis Mississippi Blues Trail Marker in May World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest. For a taste of some real world- famous BBQ, grab a seat at Neely’s Barbecue in Southaven, Memphis Barbecue in Horn Lake or Corky’s Ribs and BBQ in Olive Branch. Visit the long-time home of rock ’n’ roll legend, Jerry Lee Lewis in Nesbit. His home is referred to as ‘The Lewis Ranch’ and is a popular draw for visitors. The Ranch invites small group tours, which creates an intimate, unrushed experience with a behind-the-scenes look at Jerry Lee’s music and his life. Each tour lasts approximately one hour. DeSoto County has 40+ hotels, seven B&Bs and 350+ restaurants to choose from, and is also the shopping destination for Tanger Outlets Southaven with over 70 stores and Southaven Towne Center, an open-air mall. Shop ‘Til You Drop Tanger Outlets Southaven Southaven, MS There’s nothing ordinary about the exciting mix of of engagements and attractions, food and fun, sports and relaxation you’ll enjoy in the five cities that make up DeSoto County, just to the south of Memphis.