30 days in Mississippi Itinerary

30 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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30 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  6​h
1
Biloxi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hattiesburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Natchez
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Vicksburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Tupelo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Tunica
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Indianapolis

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Crosby Arboretum and Biloxi Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Walter Anderson Museum of Art and Lynn Meadows Discovery Center. Explore Biloxi's surroundings by going to Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company (in Kiln) and Silver Slipper Casino Hotel (in Bay Saint Louis). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, make a trip to Hurricane Katrina Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Biloxi day trip website .

Indianapolis to Biloxi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Biloxi is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Indianapolis in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Biloxi: highs are around 88°F and lows about 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Biloxi

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

3
nights
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park and Longleaf Trace. Head to The Southern Market and Turtle Creek Mallfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hattiesburg: Red Bluff (in Foxworth) and Lauren Rogers Museum of Art (in Laurel). There's more to do: meet the residents at Hattiesburg Zoo and brush up on your military savvy at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hattiesburg vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Biloxi to Hattiesburg takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Red Bluff
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum ©
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Longleaf Trace ©
Longleaf Trace

6
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Clark Creek Natural Area and Melrose. Get some historical perspective at St. Mary Basilica and Emerald Mound. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Natchez National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church, admire the striking features of Auburn Museum & Historic Home, contemplate the long history of Dunleith Historic Inn, and do a tasting at Old South Winery.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Natchez itinerary website .

Getting from Hattiesburg to Natchez by car takes about 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Windsor Ruins and Vicksburg National Military Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center and Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vicksburg: Jackson (Mississippi State Capitol, Old Capitol Museum, & more) and Grand Gulf Military Park (in Port Gibson). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Old Depot Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and don't miss a visit to McRaven House.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Vicksburg takes 2 hours. September in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Jackson, Port Gibson
Highlights from your plan
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins
Anchuca Mansion ©
Anchuca Mansion

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Get some cultural insight at Rowan Oak and The University of Mississippi Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Square Books and Kirkwood National Golf Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oxford: Holly Springs (Strawberry Plains Audubon Center & Wall Doxey State Park) and Grenada Lake (in Grenada). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bailey's Woods Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Oxford road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Oxford takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Vicksburg in September, Oxford is a bit cooler at night with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Oxford

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Holly Springs, Grenada Lake
Highlights from your plan
Rowan Oak ©
Rowan Oak
Grenada Lake ©
Grenada Lake
Square Books ©
Square Books

4
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum and Tupelo Automobile Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Natchez Trace Pkwy and Tupelo National Battlefield. Explore Tupelo's surroundings by going to Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge (in Brooksville) and Tishomingo State Park (in Tishomingo). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Tupelo Veteran's Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Tombigbee State Park, and look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Tupelo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Tupelo takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Tupelo can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, Tishomingo State Park
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Veteran's Museum ©
Tupelo Veteran's Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

4
nights
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Museum-lovers will appreciate Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art and Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rock & Blues Museum and Tunica Museum. Explore Tunica's surroundings by going to Clarksdale (The Crossroad & Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery) and GRAMMY Museum Mississippi (in Cleveland). It doesn't end there: try to win big at Sam's Town Casino.

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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 85°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunica

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Clarksdale, Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi
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
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi ©
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

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