10 days in Mississippi Itinerary

10 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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10 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Guayaquil
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tunica
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Gulfport
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Guayaquil

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and then take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, get your bearings at Brice's Crossroad's Visitors and Interpretive Center, then make a trip to Vietnam Memorial Replica Wall, and finally see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tupelo online holiday planner .

Guayaquil, Ecuador to Tupelo is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Guayaquil to Tupelo due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Guayaquil in December, with highs in Tupelo at 16°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Brice's Crossroad's Visitors and Interpretive Center, Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
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Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum

1
night
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): try to win big at Gold Strike Casino, try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica, and then see the interesting displays at Blues and Legends Hall of Fame.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tunica online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Tunica takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Tupelo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tunica, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

2
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, then make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Old Capitol Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Old Courthouse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Vicksburg trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Tunica to Vicksburg in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tunica in December, with highs in Vicksburg at 19°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Jackson
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church, steep yourself in history at Longwood, then take an in-depth tour of Rosalie Mansion, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica.

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

You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 1.5 hours. In December in Natchez, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Gulfport.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion

2
nights
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, and then try your luck at IP Casino Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Biloxi Beach, then contemplate the long history of Beauvoir, then visit a coastal fixture at Biloxi Lighthouse, and finally see the interesting displays at Ocean Springs Museum of History.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gulfport day trip planner.

Getting from Natchez to Gulfport by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gulfport

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biloxi, Ocean Springs Museum of History
Highlights from your plan
IP Casino Resort ©
IP Casino Resort
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Biloxi Lighthouse ©
Biloxi Lighthouse

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