12 days in Mississippi & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

12 days in Mississippi & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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12 days in Mississippi & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

London
Fly:  18​h
Tupelo
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Tunica
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Vicksburg
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
London

few
hours
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Tombigbee State Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tupelo vacation maker site .

London, UK to Tupelo is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Tupelo reach 27°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature
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Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Tombigbee State Park ©
Tombigbee State Park

1
day
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Tunica Museum, then try your luck at Gold Strike Casino, and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tunica online tour planner .

You can drive from Tupelo to Tunica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Tunica are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Tunica

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gold Strike Casino ©
Gold Strike Casino
Tunica Museum ©
Tunica Museum

2
days
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, and then make a trip to Beauvoir. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try your luck at New Palace Casino Point Cadet, look for gifts at The Art House, then take in the views from Biloxi Bay Bridge, and finally enjoy the sea views from Biloxi Lighthouse.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Biloxi trip site .

Getting from Tunica to Biloxi by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tunica in April; daily highs in Biloxi reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Biloxi

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Art House
Highlights from your plan
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
Biloxi Bay Bridge ©
Biloxi Bay Bridge
New Palace Casino Point Cadet ©
New Palace Casino Point Cadet

1
day
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Magnolia Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, steep yourself in history at Longwood, then stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Natchez trip builder site .

Getting from Biloxi to Natchez by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Biloxi in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Natchez, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

#Historic Sites
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Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

1
day
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): step aboard U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, then witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally ponder the world of politics at Old Courthouse.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vicksburg trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Vicksburg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Vicksburg

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

4
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 9th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Vicksburg to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of bus, taxi, and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Vicksburg in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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