11 days in Mississippi Itinerary

11 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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11 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ridgeland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Natchez
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Waveland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Biloxi
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): step aboard U.S.S. Cairo Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Vicksburg online visit planner .

Washington DC to Vicksburg is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, you will find days in Vicksburg are a bit warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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
Ridgeland

Ridgeland ©
Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. On the 14th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Mississippi State Capitol, revel in the low prices at Outlets of Mississippi, and then browse the different shops at Renaissance at Colony Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ridgeland trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Vicksburg to Ridgeland by car takes about an hour. October in Ridgeland sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mississippi State Capitol, Outlets of Mississippi
Highlights from your plan
Renaissance at Colony Park ©
Renaissance at Colony Park
Outlets of Mississippi ©
Outlets of Mississippi
Mississippi State Capitol ©
Mississippi State Capitol

3
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Step out of Natchez to go to Woodville and see Clark Creek Natural Area, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Melrose. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Longwood, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Rosalie Mansion, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Natchez vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ridgeland to Natchez in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Waveland.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Clark Creek Natural Area ©
Clark Creek Natural Area
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

1
night
Waveland

Waveland ©
Waveland is a city located in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at L & N Historic Train Depot, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church, and then immerse yourself in nature at Buccaneer State Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Waveland road trip planning app .

You can drive from Natchez to Waveland in 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Waveland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Bay Saint Louis
Highlights from your plan
Buccaneer State Park ©
Buccaneer State Park
L & N Historic Train Depot ©
L & N Historic Train Depot
Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church ©
Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church

4
nights
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Biloxi is known for casinos, historic sites, beaches, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, contemplate the long history of Beauvoir, get your game on at IP Casino Resort, and kick back and relax at Biloxi Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Biloxi trip planner.

Getting from Waveland to Biloxi by car takes about an hour. October in Biloxi sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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 Beach ©
Biloxi Beach
The Art House ©
The Art House

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