28 days in Mississippi Itinerary

28 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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28 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Tunica
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ridgeland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Vicksburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Natchez
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Laurel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Biloxi
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Tallahassee

3
nights
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Do your shopping at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery and Landers Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Lewis Ranch and Blues and Legends Hall of Fame. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunica: The Delta Blues Museum (in Clarksdale), Tanger Outlet Mall (in Southaven) and TurnRow Book Company (in Greenwood). There's more to do: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tunica trip maker site .

Tallahassee to Tunica is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tallahassee to Tunica, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tallahassee in February, things will get slightly colder in Tunica: highs are around 53°F and lows about 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Tunica

Shopping Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Southaven, Clarksdale, The Lewis Ranch, TurnRow Book Company
Highlights from your plan
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery ©
Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum

4
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Natchez Trace Pkwy and Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Tupelo Automobile Museum and Rowan Oak. Get out of town with these interesting Tupelo side-trips: Thacker Mountain Rail Trail (in Oxford) and Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge (in Brooksville). There's lots more to do: stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, get engrossed in the history at Oren Dunn City Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo, and brush up on your military savvy at Tupelo Veteran's Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tupelo road trip planner .

Drive from Tunica to Tupelo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February in Tupelo, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Oxford, Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum

2
nights
Ridgeland

Ridgeland ©
Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get some fabulous bargains at Outlets of Mississippi, take an in-depth tour of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, then contemplate the long history of Canton Christmas Festival, and finally browse the different shops at Renaissance at Colony Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Original First Baptist Church, get a sense of history and politics at Mississippi State Capitol, then admire the striking features of Old Capitol Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Flowood Nature Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ridgeland tour itinerary builder app .

Getting from Tupelo to Ridgeland by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Tupelo in February, expect Ridgeland to be somewhat warmer, temps between 63°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Jackson, Outlets of Mississippi, Flowood Nature Park, Canton Christmas Festival
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Original First Baptist Church ©
Original First Baptist Church
Mississippi State Capitol ©
Mississippi State Capitol

5
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Vicksburg National Military Park and Martha Vick House will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Windsor Ruins. Change things up with these side-trips from Vicksburg: First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson (in Port Gibson), Greenville Cypress Preserve (in Greenville) and B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center (in Indianola). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Attic Gallery, see the interesting displays at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, get a taste of the local shopping with The Tomato Place, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Vicksburg itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Ridgeland to Vicksburg in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Gibson, Greenville Cypress Preserve, B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins

5
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Longwood and Stanton Hall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rosalie Mansion and Melrose. Take a break from Natchez with a short trip to Clark Creek Natural Area in Woodville, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, contemplate the long history of Mount Locust Inn & Plantation, explore the world behind art at Stratton Chapel Gallery, and make a trip to Choctaw Hall.

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You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Laurel.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

1
night
Laurel

Laurel ©
Laurel is a city in and the second county seat of Jones County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, explore and take pictures at A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas, then brush up on your military savvy at Veterans Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Landrum's Homestead & Village.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Laurel trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Natchez to Laurel in 2.5 hours. In March in Laurel, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Laurel

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas
Highlights from your plan
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Landrum's Homestead & Village ©
Landrum's Homestead & Village
Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum

7
nights
Biloxi

A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shearwater Pottery and Gulfport Premium Outlets. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beauvoir and Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Biloxi: The Oaks Golf Club (in Pass Christian), The Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum (in Waveland) and Crosby Arboretum (in Picayune). The adventure continues: try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, tour the pleasant surroundings at Biloxi Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Biloxi Lighthouse, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Catholic Church.

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You can drive from Laurel to Biloxi in 2 hours. Traveling from Laurel in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Biloxi, with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Gulfport, The Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum, Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, Crosby Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir

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