Although Laurel has gained national attention as the setting of HGTV’s Home Town, starring locals Erin and Ben Napier, the picturesque South Mississippi town has long been known as The City Beautiful. With its charming main street, resurgence of locally-owned businesses and oak-lined drives, Laurel has all the makings for a weekend getaway. What was once a sleepy town on Friday nights is making a resurgence with a lively restaurant scene and the Scotsman Food Truck Park is joining the festivities.
During the summer, visitors and locals can enjoy the ambiance of colorful string lights, friendly faces and mutual lovers of good food, and the sound of live music in the Scotsman Food Truck Park until 7pm (or later.)
Grab a vintage glass bottle soda, your favorite snack and stick around for awhile. Inspired by general stores of yesteryear, The Scotsman General Store is sure to remind you of a place from your own hometown. Stroll across the store to the Scotsman Snowball Stand and grab a specialty flavor, designed by Jim Rasberry.
Play a few outdoor on the turf and enjoy the views from the observation deck. (Don't forget to pull the cord whistle while you're up there!)
Make the hardest decision of your life when you choose between Pappadough's Pizza, with a menu of ten different handmade pizzas and flavors, and The 5000, a family-owned food truck with inventive twists on Southern and Western foods.
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