15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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15 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Biloxi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hattiesburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Natchez
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Jackson
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Tupelo
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 11th (Tue), stop by Shearwater Pottery and then make a trip to Hurricane Katrina Memorial.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Biloxi holiday site .

New York City to Biloxi is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Biloxi reach 64°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Biloxi

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Hurricane Katrina Memorial ©
Hurricane Katrina Memorial

2
nights
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hattiesburg Zoo and then admire the masterpieces at Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park, and then look for gifts at The Southern Market.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hattiesburg holiday maker tool .

Getting from Biloxi to Hattiesburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Biloxi in December since evenings lows in Hattiesburg dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum ©
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum
Paul B. Johnson State Park ©
Paul B. Johnson State Park

4
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Windsor Ruins and First Presbyterian Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture and Auburn Museum & Historic Home. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Natchez: Grand Gulf Military Park (in Port Gibson) and Clark Creek Natural Area (in Woodville). Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Natchez National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, learn about winemaking at Old South Winery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emerald Mound.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Natchez online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Hattiesburg to Natchez by car takes about 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Natchez are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Port Gibson, Clark Creek Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Clark Creek Natural Area ©
Clark Creek Natural Area
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center and Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Capitol Museum and Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Vicksburg (The Old Depot Museum & Anchuca Mansion). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Mississippi Museum of Art, view the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, steep yourself in history at Mississippi State Capitol, and look for gifts at Lemuria Books.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jackson trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Jackson takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. In December, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Vicksburg
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): view the masterpieces at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, look for gifts at The Rock & Blues Museum, view the masterpieces at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, see the interesting displays at The Delta Blues Museum, then look for gifts at Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium, and finally don't miss a visit to The Crossroad.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Clarksdale trip planner .

Getting from Jackson to Clarksdale by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jackson in December; daily highs in Clarksdale reach 52°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery ©
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

3
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Visiting Tishomingo State Park and Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Tupelo Veteran's Museum and Waverley Plantation Mansion. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy, stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tupelo trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Clarksdale to Tupelo in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Waverley Plantation Mansion, Tishomingo State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tupelo Veteran's Museum ©
Tupelo Veteran's Museum
Tishomingo State Park ©
Tishomingo State Park
Waverley Plantation Mansion ©
Waverley Plantation Mansion

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