14 days in Mississippi Itinerary

14 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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14 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Tunica
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Jackson
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Natchez
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Biloxi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Tampa

1
night
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 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Crossroad, then look for gifts at Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium, then examine the collection at The Rock & Blues Museum, and finally shop like a local with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Gold Strike Casino and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tunica trip itinerary site .

Tampa to Tunica is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Tunica is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tampa in January, expect Tunica to be cooler, temps between 48°F and 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping

Side Trip

Clarksdale
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Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy. On your second day here, stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, then see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and finally learn about all things military at Tupelo Veteran's Museum.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tupelo travel tool .

Drive from Tunica to Tupelo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jackson.

Things to do in Tupelo

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Museum of Mississippi History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Attic Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson: Vicksburg National Military Park (in Vicksburg) and Canton Christmas Festival (in Canton). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Renaissance at Colony Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Flowood Nature Park, find something for the whole family at High Heaven, and get some fabulous bargains at Outlets of Mississippi.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Jackson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tupelo in January since evenings lows in Jackson dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Flowood, Renaissance at Colony Park, Canton Christmas Festival, Outlets of Mississippi
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Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park

4
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Visiting Clark Creek Natural Area and Melrose will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Longwood and St. Mary Basilica. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Rosalie Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church, stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, and try your luck at Magnolia Bluffs Casino.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Natchez travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jackson to Natchez in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In January, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
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Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at St. Michael's Catholic Church and Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. You'll explore and learn at Shearwater Pottery and Ocean Springs Museum of History. There's lots more to do: try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, identify plant and animal life at Gulf Islands National Seashore, and kick back and relax at Biloxi Beach.

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You can drive from Natchez to Biloxi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Biloxi can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge
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