15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Tunica
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Natchez
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hattiesburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Biloxi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7​h
End: New York City

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 27th (Mon): try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica. On your second day here, try your luck at Gold Strike Casino, take an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum, then stop by Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium, and finally make a trip to The Crossroad.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tunica trip planning website .

New York City to Tunica is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Tunica is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Tunica reach 48°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Tunica

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Clarksdale
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum

3
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tupelo: Oxford (Lyceum-The Circle Historic District, Rowan Oak, & more) and Starkville (Cullis & Gladys Wade Clock Museum & Mississippi State University). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, look for gifts at Margaretes Fine Chocolates, admire all the interesting features of Natchez Trace Pkwy, and contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tupelo online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Tunica to Tupelo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Tupelo sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Jackson.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oxford, Starkville
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Mississippi State University ©
Mississippi State University

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Ridgeland Bike Trail, then trek along Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Old Capitol Museum, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Jackson day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Jackson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tupelo in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Jackson, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ridgeland, Vicksburg
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©

3
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Clark Creek Natural Area in Woodville (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Natchez Garden Club, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Melrose, contemplate the long history of Longwood, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Natchez planner .

Getting from Jackson to Natchez by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. February in Natchez sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Clark Creek Natural Area ©
Clark Creek Natural Area

2
nights
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the striking features of Hattiesburg Station, then brush up on your military savvy at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, and then head outdoors with Longleaf Trace. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, experience rural life at A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas, then relax in the rural setting at Mitchell Farms, and finally look for gifts at Anderson-Deason Country Store.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hattiesburg road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Hattiesburg takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Biloxi.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas, Anderson-Deason Country Store, Mitchell Farms
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum ©
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum
Longleaf Trace ©
Longleaf Trace
Hattiesburg Station ©
Hattiesburg Station

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.
Biloxi is known for casinos, historic sites, beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, identify plant and animal life at Gulf Islands National Seashore, don't miss a visit to Hurricane Katrina Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Beauvoir.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Biloxi trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to Biloxi takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Biloxi when traveling from Hattiesburg in February, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Casinos Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gulfport, Fallen Oak Golf Course, Gulf Islands National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Fallen Oak Golf Course ©
Fallen Oak Golf Course
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore

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