Ways to Beat the Heat While Visiting the South!

Don’t let the rising temperatures keep you from experiencing the joy of spending the day in our quaint, little small town - Laurel, MS!

There are plenty of ways to beat the heat when you and your favorite people come for a visit.

For example, you could…

Grab a few cold glass bottle sodas! 

bottle soda on the yard at scotsman usa


scotsman usa bottled soda

We guarantee that you’ll find some really interesting flavors to try.  Some surprising crowd favorites are PB&J, Watermelon, and Pickle Juice.  You have to try them! 

And Linger in the walk-in soda fridge at the Scotsman General Store.

And while you’re at the General Store, after you’ve finished your soda…

enjoy a refreshing Snowball from the Scotsman Snowball Shop! 

guys working at scotsman snowball shop


scotsman usa snowballs

As you are walking through Laurel during the day in the summer, it’s perfectly acceptable to enjoy a few cold, sweet treats. 

Pop into Betsy’s on Magnolia, the Laurel Creamery, or Shug’s for some ice cream!

shugs ice cream shop


And enjoy the Air Conditioning while you wait for your treats. 

Here are a few other tips for staying cool and comfortable when you come and visit Laurel: 

  1. Wear a good hat 
  2. Drink plenty of water
  3. And stick to the shady spots! 

And just remember, it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity…

We can’t wait to see you in America’s Home Town!

Click here for helpful tips and info on planning your visit to Laurel.