31 days in Mississippi Capitol/River Itinerary

31 days in Mississippi Capitol/River Itinerary

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Fly to Baton Rouge, Drive to Natchez
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Natchez
— 14 nights
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Jackson
— 16 nights
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Natchez

— 14 nights
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Natchez: McComb (McComb Railroad Museum & Percy Quin State Park) and Port Gibson (Grand Gulf Military Park, Windsor Ruins, &more). Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Natchez National Historical Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Longwood, explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, and take an in-depth tour of Rosalie Mansion.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Natchez trip planning site.

Minneapolis to Natchez is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in May: high temperatures in Natchez hover around 81°F and lows are around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Jackson

— 16 nights
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson: Canton Christmas Festival (in Canton) and Vicksburg (Martha Vick House, McRaven House, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, contemplate the long history of Medgar Evers Home, admire the striking features of Old Capitol Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Mississippi State Capitol.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson road trip planning website.

Drive from Natchez to Jackson in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. In June, daytime highs in Jackson are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips