14 days in Mississippi & New Orleans Itinerary

14 days in Mississippi & New Orleans Itinerary

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14 days in Mississippi & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Iasi
Fly:  25​h
1
Tunica
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Oxford
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Iasi

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 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tunica Museum, try your luck at Gold Strike Casino, and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tunica trip planning site .

Iasi, Romania to Tunica is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Iasi to Tunica. Traveling from Iasi in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tunica, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Tunica

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

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy, and then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tupelo trip planner .

You can drive from Tunica to Tupelo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tupelo can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Tupelo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©

1
night
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. On the 4th (Sun), make a trip to Historic Downtown Square, then stop by Square Books, then contemplate the long history of Rowan Oak, and finally stroll through Lamar Park.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oxford day trip app .

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Oxford takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Oxford are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lamar Park ©
Lamar Park
Square Books ©
Square Books
Rowan Oak ©
Rowan Oak

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Vicksburg National Military Park, get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then examine the collection at The Old Depot Museum, and finally make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Oxford to Vicksburg in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

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

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the striking features of Magnolia Hall, steep yourself in history at Dunleith Historic Inn, then steep yourself in history at Longwood, then admire the natural beauty at Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Natchez using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Longwood ©
Longwood
Dunleith Historic Inn ©
Dunleith Historic Inn

2
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.
On the 7th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, admire all the interesting features of MGM Park, and then head off the coast to Ship Island. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Biloxi Lighthouse, then take in the views from Biloxi Bay Bridge, then play a few rounds at The Preserve Golf Club, and finally stop by The Art House.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Biloxi route builder site .

Drive from Natchez to Biloxi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. August in Biloxi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Art House, The Preserve Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
MGM Park ©
MGM Park
Biloxi Bay Bridge ©
Biloxi Bay Bridge

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, wander the streets of Garden District, and don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Biloxi to New Orleans takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Biloxi, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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