The city of Hattiesburg is rife with southern Mississippi flavor. It boasts of numerous exhibition halls and galleries such as The Lucile Parker Art Gallery at William Carey University and African American Military History Museum. Nature lovers will enjoy their visit to Gordon’s Creek Park. For wildlife enthusiasts, a visit to Hattiesburg Zoo is highly recommended. Besides a wide range of animal species, the zoo features plenty of picnic spots, playground, Asbury Discovery Center and also a train, making it an ideal place to visit with kids.