4 days in Mississippi Itinerary

4 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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4 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Gainesville
Fly + taxi:  5​h
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
Gainesville

2
days
Jackson

Jackson is the capital of and the largest city in the state of Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lower Mississippi River Museum and then appreciate the history behind Texas Monument. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Old Capitol Museum, then stop by Lemuria Book Store, and finally get outside with Trustmark Park.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jackson itinerary planner.

Gainesville to Jackson is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Gainesville to Jackson is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Gainesville in November, things will get a bit cooler in Jackson: highs are around 67°F and lows about 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Trustmark Park
Highlights from your plan
Trustmark Park
Texas Monument
Lower Mississippi River Museum

1
day
Natchez

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stop by Darby's, admire the striking features of First Presbyterian Church, then don't miss a visit to Forks of the Roads Monument, and finally contemplate the long history of Windsor Ruins.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Natchez trip planner.

Drive from Jackson to Natchez in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Windsor Ruins
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Windsor Ruins
Bluff Park
Natchez National Cemetery

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