16 days in Mississippi Delta Itinerary

16 days in Mississippi Delta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mississippi Delta trip planner

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Fly to Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, Drive to Greenwood
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Greenwood
— 3 nights
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Greenville
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tunica
— 6 nights
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Greenwood

— 3 nights
Greenwood is a city in and the county seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, located at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, approximately 96 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, and 130 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. Venture out of the city with trips to Clarksdale (The Crossroad, Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, &more), Mississippi Delta (in Belzoni) and Dockery Farms (in Cleveland). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Robert Johnson's Grave and see the interesting displays at Museum of the Mississippi Delta.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Greenwood online route planner.

Newark to Greenwood is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in May, things will get a bit warmer in Greenwood: highs are around 81°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Greenwood

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Greenville

— 6 nights
Greenville is a small city and the county seat of Washington County, Mississippi, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Greenville: Indianola (Indianola Pecan House & B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center) and Cleveland (GRAMMY Museum Mississippi & Martin & Sue King Railroad Museum). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Belmont Plantation, see the interesting displays at Greenville History Museum, make a trip to E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, and contemplate the long history of Winterville Mounds.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Greenville route builder website.

Getting from Greenwood to Greenville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tunica.

Things to do in Greenville

Museums · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tunica

— 6 nights
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Tunica is known for casinos, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try to win big at Gold Strike Casino, see the interesting displays at Tunica Museum, and stroll around Tunica County River Park.

Planning Tunica trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can drive from Greenville to Tunica in 2 hours. In June in Tunica, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Tunica

Casinos · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Parks