24 days in Mississippi Itinerary

24 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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24 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Natchez
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Vicksburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ridgeland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Indianola
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Clarksdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Meridian
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Hattiesburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Biloxi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Mary Basilica and First Presbyterian Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bluff Park and Natchez National Historical Park. Step out of Natchez with an excursion to Clark Creek Natural Area in Woodville--about 50 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Melrose. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, do a tasting at Old South Winery, steep yourself in history at Mount Locust Inn & Plantation, and take in nature's colorful creations at Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens.

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San Francisco to Natchez is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and car; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Natchez due to the time zone difference. In May, Natchez is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church
Natchez National Historical Park ©
Natchez National Historical Park
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery

4
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vicksburg National Cemetery and Anchuca Mansion. Popular historic sites such as Windsor Ruins and Old Courthouse are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Vicksburg side-trips: Port Gibson (Grand Gulf Military Park & First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, contemplate the long history of Martha Vick House, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Trinity, and pause for some photo ops at Texas Monument.

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You can drive from Natchez to Vicksburg in 2 hours. In May in Vicksburg, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Port Gibson
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins
Anchuca Mansion ©
Anchuca Mansion

3
nights
Ridgeland

Ridgeland ©
Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. Mississippi State Capitol and Medgar Evers Home will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Mississippi Petrified Forest and Trustmark Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Old Capitol Museum, stop by Lemuria Books, contemplate the waterfront views at Flowood Nature Park, and learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ridgeland trip itinerary website .

Getting from Vicksburg to Ridgeland by car takes about an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Indianola.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Jackson, Mississippi Petrified Forest, Trustmark Park, Canton Christmas Festival, Flowood Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Trustmark Park ©
Trustmark Park
Mississippi Petrified Forest ©
Mississippi Petrified Forest
Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail ©
Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail

1
night
Indianola

Indianola ©
Indianola is a city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States, in the Mississippi Delta. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Highway 61 Blues Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Jim Henson Exhibit, then stop by Indianola Pecan House, and finally see the interesting displays at B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Indianola tour planning app .

You can drive from Ridgeland to Indianola in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Indianola

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Leland
Highlights from your plan
Highway 61 Blues Museum ©
Highway 61 Blues Museum
Jim Henson Exhibit ©
Jim Henson Exhibit

2
nights
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, stop by Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium, then see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, and finally experience rural life at Dockery Farms. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, then examine the collection at The Rock & Blues Museum, then make a trip to The Crossroad, and finally get engrossed in the history at Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Clarksdale trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Indianola to Clarksdale in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Clarksdale can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Meridian.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cleveland, Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery ©
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

2
nights
Meridian

Meridian ©
Meridian is the sixth largest city in the state of Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): tee off at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, grab your bike and head to Bonita Lakes Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Okatibbee Lake, then admire the majestic nature at Clarkco State Park, and then browse the different shops at Bonita Lakes Mall.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Meridian trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Clarksdale to Meridian in 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Meridian are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Meridian

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Okatibbee Lake, Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, Clarkco State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bonita Lakes Park ©
Bonita Lakes Park
Dancing Rabbit Golf Club ©
Dancing Rabbit Golf Club
Clarkco State Park ©
Clarkco State Park

3
nights
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as Hattiesburg Zoo and Longleaf Trace. Step out of the city life by going to Paul B. Johnson State Park and A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas. Change things up with these side-trips from Hattiesburg: Red Bluff (in Foxworth) and Laurel (Landrum's Homestead & Village & Lauren Rogers Museum of Art). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, browse the different shops at Turtle Creek Mall, and admire the natural beauty at Medicine Wheel Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hattiesburg holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Meridian to Hattiesburg takes 1.5 hours. In May in Hattiesburg, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Laurel, Red Bluff, A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas
Highlights from your plan
Longleaf Trace ©
Longleaf Trace
Paul B. Johnson State Park ©
Paul B. Johnson State Park
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge and Front Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lynn Meadows Discovery Center and Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Grand Bear Golf Course in Saucier (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Walter Anderson Museum of Art, explore and take pictures at MGM Park, appreciate the history behind Joseph T. Jones Statue, and take in the views from Biloxi Bay Bridge.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Biloxi trip planner.

You can drive from Hattiesburg to Biloxi in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Hattiesburg in May since evenings lows in Biloxi dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gulfport, Ocean Springs, Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, Grand Bear Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Front Beach ©
Front Beach
Grand Bear Golf Course ©
Grand Bear Golf Course
Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum ©

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