- Town of Tunica
- Gateway to the Blues
- Things to Do
By Webster Franklin on Wednesday August 31, 2011
casinos, gaming, memphis, outdoors, sports, tourism, tunica
August – the dog days of summer, it’s hot, dry, humid – hotter, dryer and just down right sticky here in the Mississippi Delta. To top it off, summer is over and if you have children, it’s back to school time. But August brings promise, the promise of the first weekend in September. Yes, on the first weekend of September each year, it’s the time most wives love to hate – SEC Football and the opening day of dove season. And, that’s just the start, leading strait into a full season of the NFL complete with days of your significant other out communing with nature as it can only be found on a deer stand or in a duck blind!
Yes, football and hunting – you can already feel the hits taste the wild game. Tunica is your perfect spot to experience it all. Weather you want to hone your shooting skills and kick back and watch your favorite game, we’ve got it all. Sharpen your shooting skills at the Willow’s Sporting Clay range. Barry and his team at the Willow’s have it all – the duck flush, 5 stand or a full shoot around this world-class clay range is the perfect place to sharpen your skills before heading out to the dove field or duck blind.
If football is your sport, use Tunica has your home base. Only or short trip from The Grove and Vaught-Hemmingway stadium in Oxford and Tiger Lane and the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tunica’s 6,300 hotel rooms and great gaming entertainment is the perfect place to both win and celebrate your team’s victory. Not attending a game but still want to catch the game, how about one of the great flat screen TV’s located at your favorite casino.
And remember, the first week of September is just the beginning of a great season. Weather it’s football season or hunting season, it’s never to late to make your plans. Especially if it’s duck season, Tunica has two great out-fitters,Delta Duck Hunts and Beaver Dam Hunting Services ready to book your Mississippi Delta duck hunting experience today. So come on down to Tunica where it’s always open season – especially the first weekend in September!