10 days in Bloomington & Jackson Itinerary

10 days in Bloomington & Jackson Itinerary

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10 days in Bloomington & Jackson Itinerary

Start: Jackson
Drive:  12​h 45​min
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Bloomington
— 7 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
2
Jackson
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  0 min
End: Jackson

7
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Oliver Winery and Candles Holocaust Museum. Let the collections at Exotic Feline Rescue Center and Indiana University capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bloomington: Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor and Museum (in Columbus), Zipline (in Nashville) and Mitchell (Gus Grissom Boyhood Home & Spring Mill State Park). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at French Lick Casino, admire the majestic nature at Turkey Run State Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, and examine the collection at Clabber Girl Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bloomington trip planner.

Jackson to Bloomington is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Jackson in July, expect nights in Bloomington to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Terre Haute, Mitchell, Turkey Run State Park, French Lick Casino, Exotic Feline Rescue Center
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Oliver Winery ©
Oliver Winery
Exotic Feline Rescue Center ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Turkey Run State Park ©
Turkey Run State Park

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, then explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, then contemplate the long history of Old Capitol Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jackson itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Bloomington to Jackson takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bloomington to Jackson due to the time zone difference. In July, Jackson is a bit warmer than Bloomington - with highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vicksburg
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©

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