15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24​h
1
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Natchez
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jackson
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Clarksdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Walter Anderson Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, and finally admire all the interesting features of MGM Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Biloxi trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Biloxi is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -16 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Biloxi to be much warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Biloxi

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
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Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum ©
Old Biloxi Cemetery ©
Old Biloxi Cemetery

3
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mary Basilica and Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Windsor Ruins and Natchez City Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Natchez side-trips: Port Gibson (Grand Gulf Military Park & First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church, stroll through Bluff Park, and learn about winemaking at Old South Winery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Natchez trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Biloxi to Natchez takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Biloxi in July, Natchez is little chillier at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Port Gibson
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Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins
First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Popular historic sites such as Old Capitol Museum and Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle are in your itinerary. Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center and Mississippi Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Vicksburg (The Old Depot Museum & Anchuca Mansion). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, take an in-depth tour of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, see the interesting displays at Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, and stop by Lemuria Books.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jackson route builder .

You can drive from Natchez to Jackson in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. July in Jackson sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Vicksburg
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2
nights
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. On the 21st (Sun), make a trip to The Crossroad and then take an in-depth tour of Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center. On your second day here, stop by Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium, get a taste of the local shopping with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, examine the collection at The Rock & Blues Museum, then view the masterpieces at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum.

Before you visit Clarksdale, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Jackson to Clarksdale in 3 hours. July in Clarksdale sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
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The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center ©

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Historic Downtown Square, contemplate the long history of Rowan Oak, then examine the collection at The University of Mississippi Museum, and finally stop by Square Books. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Southside Gallery, make a trip to Lyceum-The Circle Historic District, then get engrossed in the history at Union County Heritage Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of College Hill Presbyterian Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oxford trip planner.

Drive from Clarksdale to Oxford in 1.5 hours. July in Oxford sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Union County Heritage Museum
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Rowan Oak ©
Rowan Oak
College Hill Presbyterian Church ©
College Hill Presbyterian Church
Union County Heritage Museum ©
Union County Heritage Museum

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