When to Visit Tunica, MS
Though the winters are mild, you'll still notice some distinct variations between the seasons in Tunica, Mississippi. If you're planning on spending any time outside, you may want to avoid the sweltering summers. Average highs reach into the 90s in July and August.
Beginning in September, temperatures drop rapidly through the fall and winter. The average high is 85 in September, 75 in October, 63 in November, and 51 in December. September, October, and November are popular months for fishing Tunica Lake, and waters are at their deepest during this time.
The winter is the wettest time of year with nearly six inches of precipitation in December. Most of this is rain, rather than snow. The average lows are only in the mid-30s in winter, and Tunica sees an average of just two inches of snowfall a year. Duck hunting season kicks off at the end of November and lasts through January if you're interested in booking a guided hunt in Tunica.
Spring weather warms up quickly with an average high of 53 in February, 63 in March, and 73 in April. This is another rainy season for Tunica, so you'll want to bring an umbrella if you're in town for Spring activities. Nearby Memphis offers a wealth of entertaining options if you're up for a day trip. April brings the Overton Square Crawfish Festival and Beale Street Wine Race. In May you can enjoy Memphis's Beale Street Music Festival and World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Tunica, MS:
Tunica by Star Rating
Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean price patterns by star rating class in Tunica, MS. You can use these charts to evaluate the most cost effective dates to make a reservation in Tunica for any future trips.
Luxury Hotels in Tunica, MS
4 Star Average Prices: $171.00
The most luxurious accommodations in Tunica are those associated with its casinos. Fortunately, these rooms don't have high price tags to match their amenities. Rather, they offer some of the lowest rates in the city to entice you to stay where you play.
The Gold Strike Casino Resort was recognized for having the best hotel rooms in Tunica for three consecutive years. The rooms here feature a touch of old world charm with dark wood furnishings, spacious armoires, marble bathrooms, and floor-length curtains. A flat screen TV and wireless internet provide the appropriate nod to modern comforts. On-site amenities include a spa, pool, and gym.
The Tunica Roadhouse Hotel & Casino instantly piles on the luxury with features like a spa tub in each king suite, so you can unwind with added opulence every evening. Executive Suite Connectors feature a separate parlor with a billiards table, wet bar, and refrigerator. Bathrooms in these units have a whirlpool tub. Though the Tunica Roadhouse doesn't have its own pool, guests enjoy complimentary access to the pool at the Horseshoe Tunica next door.
Would you prefer to stay at the Horseshoe instead? The Horseshoe Tunica Casino and Hotel offers comfortable standard rooms in chic palettes of grey, black, and crimson. Rooms feature 42” LED TVs for entertainment, and blackout curtains so you can sleep in. Upgrade to a suite for a wet bar, complimentary beverages, and whirlpool bathtub.
Rooms in the Hollywood Casino Tunica are located in two tall towers, overlooking the casino and surrounding property. An outdoor sundeck, indoor pool, steakhouse, grill, and buffet will satisfy all your needs on-site. Rooms are sleek and luxurious with complimentary internet, daily newspapers, and fridges in select units.
Affordable Hotels in Tunica, MS
3 Star Average Prices: $99.39
Low rates are easy to find in Tunica. Nearly all the local hotels are affordable, though some are a few dollars cheaper than others.
Outside of the casino hotels, the cheapest choice in Tunica is the Royal Inn & Suites. This hotel offers a free continental breakfast each day so you're sure to step off on the right foot. Guest rooms feature a microwave and refrigerator so you can keep snacks or icy beverages on hand for an easy bite throughout the day. Rooms are available with two double or one king bed, and both smoking and non-smoking options are provided.
America's Best Value Inn-Tunica Resort is another affordable pick in the area. This hotel offers an outdoor pool for added recreation in summer. If you're in town on work, this is a prime pick thanks to the business center and meeting space. You'll receive a complimentary breakfast each morning that you can enjoy while perusing a free copy of USA Today. Guest rooms include a refrigerator, microwave, and high-speed internet.
The Key West Inn Tunica and Days Inn Tunica Resorts are both pet-friendly, offering a budget room for families with furry friends. Both hotels offer a free continental breakfast, business center, and high-speed internet access.