31 days in Mississippi Itinerary

31 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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31 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Baton Rouge
Drive:  2​h
1
Natchez
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Corinth
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Tupelo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Tunica
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Jackson
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Hattiesburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Biloxi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Baton Rouge

4
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Natchez side-trips: Windsor Ruins (in Port Gibson) and Clark Creek Natural Area (in Woodville). Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Melrose. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Natchez National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Longwood, contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, and get engrossed in the history at Rosalie Mansion.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Natchez sightseeing planner.

Baton Rouge to Natchez is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car. In October, daytime highs in Natchez are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Clark Creek Natural Area, Windsor Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Clark Creek Natural Area ©
Clark Creek Natural Area
Longwood ©
Longwood
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

1
day
Corinth

Corinth ©
Corinth is a city in and the county seat of Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Borroum's Drug Store and Soda Fountain, take an in-depth tour of Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, then get engrossed in the history at Corinth Coke Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Crossroads Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Corinth National Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Corinth trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Corinth takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Natchez in October, Corinth is a bit cooler at night with lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Corinth

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center ©
Corinth National Cemetery ©
Corinth National Cemetery
The Crossroads Museum ©
The Crossroads Museum

4
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tupelo: Mississippi State University (in Starkville) and Old Waverly (in West Point). The adventure continues: cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy, stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballard Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Tombigbee State Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tupelo attractions planning app .

Getting from Corinth to Tupelo by car takes about an hour. October in Tupelo sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mississippi State University, Old Waverly
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Holly Springs (Kirkwood National Golf Club & Wall Doxey State Park) and John W. Kyle State Park (in Sardis). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Rowan Oak, see the interesting displays at The University of Mississippi Museum, explore and take pictures at University of Mississippi, and hike along Bailey's Woods Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Oxford trip builder site .

You can drive from Tupelo to Oxford in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Tunica.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Holly Springs, John W. Kyle State Park
Highlights from your plan
Wall Doxey State Park ©
Wall Doxey State Park
University of Mississippi ©
University of Mississippi
Rowan Oak ©
Rowan Oak

4
nights
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Get out of town with these interesting Tunica side-trips: B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center (in Indianola), Cherokee Valley Golf Club (in Olive Branch) and Clarksdale (Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, The Delta Blues Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, examine the collection at Tunica Museum, and steep yourself in history at The Lewis Ranch.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunica trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Oxford to Tunica by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tunica are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Clarksdale, The Lewis Ranch, Cherokee Valley Golf Club, B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum

4
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson: Roosevelt State Park (in Morton) and Vicksburg (Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, & more). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at LeFleur's Bluff State Park, revel in the low prices at Outlets of Mississippi, look for gifts at Renaissance at Colony Park, and find something for the whole family at High Heaven.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jackson day trip planner.

You can drive from Tunica to Jackson in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Tunica in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Jackson, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Flowood, Roosevelt State Park, Outlets of Mississippi, Renaissance at Colony Park
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

4
nights
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Explore Hattiesburg's surroundings by going to Flint Creek Water Park (in Wiggins) and Mitchell Farms (in Collins). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park, make a splash at Pep's Point Water Park, brush up on your military savvy at African American Military History Museum, and head outdoors with Okatoma Outdoor Post.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hattiesburg journey planner .

Traveling by car from Jackson to Hattiesburg takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hattiesburg can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Okatoma Outdoor Post, Mitchell Farms, Flint Creek Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Flint Creek Water Park ©
Flint Creek Water Park
Mitchell Farms ©
Mitchell Farms
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum ©
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum

6
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.
Biloxi is known for casinos, historic sites, beaches, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, enjoy the sand and surf at Biloxi Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Biloxi Lighthouse, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Biloxi trip itinerary site .

Drive from Hattiesburg to Biloxi in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hattiesburg in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Biloxi, with lows around 63°F. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

The Preserve Golf Club, Island View Casino
Highlights from your plan
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir

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