10 days in Mississippi Itinerary

10 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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10 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Paducah
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Clarksdale
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Ridgeland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Natchez
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Ocean Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Paducah

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Clarksdale trip planner .

Paducah to Clarksdale is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paducah in January, with highs in Clarksdale at 50°F and lows at 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Shopping Museums
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The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art

2
nights
Ridgeland

Ridgeland ©
Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. On the 4th (Fri), get some fabulous bargains at Outlets of Mississippi, take a peaceful walk through Mississippi Petrified Forest, and then stop by Renaissance at Colony Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Mississippi Crafts Center, get a sense of history and politics at Mississippi State Capitol, admire the masterpieces at Mississippi Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Old Capitol Museum, and finally stop by Lemuria Books.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ridgeland day trip app .

Traveling by car from Clarksdale to Ridgeland takes 3 hours. When traveling from Clarksdale in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ridgeland, with highs around 56°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jackson, Mississippi Petrified Forest, Outlets of Mississippi
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Mississippi Petrified Forest ©
Mississippi Petrified Forest
Mississippi Museum of Art ©
Mississippi Museum of Art
Old Capitol Museum ©
Old Capitol Museum

2
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Anchuca Mansion, then try to win big at Ameristar Casino Vicksburg, and then contemplate the long history of Windsor Ruins. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, examine the collection at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, see the interesting displays at The Old Depot Museum, then view the masterpieces at Attic Gallery, and finally make a trip to McRaven House.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vicksburg trip planning app .

You can drive from Ridgeland to Vicksburg in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Vicksburg can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Windsor Ruins
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Anchuca Mansion ©
Anchuca Mansion
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins

3
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Natchez National Historical Park and Clark Creek Natural Area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like First Presbyterian Church and Darby's Famous Fudge. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture, stroll through Bluff Park, do a tasting at Old South Winery, and try your luck at Magnolia Bluffs Casino.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Natchez road trip planning website .

You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 2 hours. January in Natchez sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ocean Springs.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
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2
nights
Ocean Springs

Ocean Springs ©
Ocean Springs is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States, approximately 2mi east of Biloxi and west of Gautier. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): tee off at The Preserve Golf Club, kick back and relax at Front Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Shearwater Pottery. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Grand Bear Golf Course.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocean Springs trip builder site .

Drive from Natchez to Ocean Springs in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in January, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocean Springs

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

The Preserve Golf Club, Grand Bear Golf Course
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Grand Bear Golf Course ©
Grand Bear Golf Course
The Preserve Golf Club ©
The Preserve Golf Club

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