Monday, March 27, 2023

Oxford Named No. 4 of Best College Town Weekends

The results are in, and Oxford is ranked No. 4 on the list of USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Best College Town Weekends.
square booksChosen by readers of USA Today and 10Best, Oxford “may not be on your radar, but it should be.”
For those of you who have visited Oxford, you know the town exudes character and Southern charm. Founded in 1837, Oxford has grown into one of the most desirable towns to visit in not only Mississippi, but the South as a whole.
The Square features numerous restaurants, bars and shops, all which contribute to the small town atmosphere and many of which have been recognized by national publications.
GroveFootball at Ole Miss is another beast entirely, providing a tailgating experience in the 10-acre Grove nestled in the center of one of the most beautiful campuses in the country that cannot be missed because it is truly one of a kind.
Oxford defines Southern hospitality and boasts a great atmosphere, friendly faces, and should be on everyone’s bucket lists.
The top 10 are:
1. Lafayette, Louisiana
2. Athens, Ohio
3. Madison, Wisconsin
4. Oxford, Mississippi
5. Fredericksburg, Virginia
6. Flagstaff, Arizona
7. Fayetteville, Arkansas
8. Ithaca, New York
9. Charlottesville, Virginia
10. Duluth, Minnesota
Lindsey Andrews is a staff reporter and can be reached at