26 days in Mississippi Itinerary

26 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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26 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
1
Biloxi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hattiesburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Natchez
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Vicksburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Tupelo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Tunica
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Melbourne

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bay Saint Louis (Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church & Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church). There's much more to do: try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, explore the engaging exhibits at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, make a trip to Hurricane Katrina Memorial, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies.

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Melbourne, Australia to Biloxi is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Melbourne to Biloxi. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Biloxi reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Biloxi

Casinos Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Gulfport, Bay Saint Louis, Gulf Islands National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies ©
Ship Island Excursions ©
Ship Island Excursions

3
nights
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Hattiesburg side-trips: Lauren Rogers Museum of Art (in Laurel) and Meridian (Saint Patrick Catholic Church & Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Hattiesburg Station, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hattiesburg Zoo, head outdoors with Longleaf Trace, and immerse yourself in nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hattiesburg trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Biloxi to Hattiesburg takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hattiesburg are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Meridian, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Hattiesburg Station ©
Hattiesburg Station
Longleaf Trace ©
Longleaf Trace

4
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Natchez is known for historic sites, nature, nightlife, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, explore the striking landscape of Melrose, steep yourself in history at Longwood, and stroll the grounds of Natchez National Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Natchez attractions tool .

Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to Natchez takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Natchez are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

4
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vicksburg: Windsor Ruins (in Port Gibson), B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center (in Indianola) and Jackson (Mississippi Museum of Natural Science & Mississippi Children's Museum). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, stroll through Vicksburg National Military Park, and snap pictures at Vicksburg Bridge.

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Getting from Natchez to Vicksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Vicksburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tupelo.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jackson, B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, Windsor Ruins
Highlights from your plan
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©

4
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 (Southside Gallery, Rowan Oak, & more), Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center (in Corinth) and Starkville (Cullis & Gladys Wade Clock Museum & Mississippi State University). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy, and contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tupelo vacation planner.

You can drive from Vicksburg to Tupelo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In September in Tupelo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Oxford, Starkville, Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy

3
nights
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunica: Clarksdale (Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, & more), Olive Branch City Park (in Olive Branch) and The Lewis Ranch (in Nesbit). The adventure continues: try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica and see the interesting displays at Blues and Legends Hall of Fame.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunica online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Tupelo to Tunica in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Tunica sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunica

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Clarksdale, Olive Branch City Park, The Lewis Ranch
Highlights from your plan
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
The Lewis Ranch ©
The Lewis Ranch

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