32 days in Mississippi Itinerary

32 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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32 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Tunica
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Starkville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Jackson
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Natchez
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Picayune
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Biloxi
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Houston

4
nights
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Let the collections at B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center and The Delta Blues Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Tunica: GRAMMY Museum Mississippi (in Cleveland), Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center (in Sumner) and Clarksdale (Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art & Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, stroll around Tunica County River Park, and examine the collection at Blues and Legends Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tunica online vacation maker .

Houston to Tunica is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in July, with highs in Tunica at 88°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Clarksdale, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

5
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Appreciate the collections at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum and Amory Regional Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Natchez Trace Pkwy and JP Coleman State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Tupelo side-trips: Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center (in Corinth) and Oxford (Thacker Mountain Rail Trail, Rowan Oak, & more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, get advice or help at Brice's Crossroad's Visitors and Interpretive Center, learn about all things military at Tupelo Veteran's Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo.

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Getting from Tunica to Tupelo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tupelo can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Starkville.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oxford, Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, JP Coleman State Park, Brice's Crossroad's Visitors and Interpretive Center, Amory Regional Museum
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Amory Regional Museum ©
Amory Regional Museum

2
nights
Starkville

Starkville ©
Starkville is a city in and the county seat of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to Mississippi State University, then take an in-depth tour of Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, and then identify plant and animal life at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Howlin' Wolf Blues Museum, tee off at Old Waverly, and then get engrossed in the history at Cullis & Gladys Wade Clock Museum.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Starkville day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Starkville takes 1.5 hours. July in Starkville sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Starkville

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

West Point, Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library ©
Old Waverly ©
Old Waverly

6
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Flowood Nature Park and McClain Safari. Let the collections at U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Jackson side-trips: Vicksburg (Vicksburg National Military Park, The Old Depot Museum, & more), Red Bluff (in Foxworth) and Lauren Rogers Museum of Art (in Laurel). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, examine the collection at Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Greenville Cypress Preserve, and admire the striking features of Old Capitol Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jackson journey builder tool .

Getting from Starkville to Jackson by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Flowood Nature Park, McClain Safari, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Red Bluff
Highlights from your plan
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff
Flowood Nature Park ©
Flowood Nature Park

5
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Rosalie Mansion and McComb Railroad Museum. Get in touch with nature at Melrose and Clark Creek Natural Area. Take a break from Natchez with a short trip to Windsor Ruins in Port Gibson, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Longwood, explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, and admire the masterpieces at Stratton Chapel Gallery.

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Drive from Jackson to Natchez in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Picayune.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Windsor Ruins, McComb Railroad Museum, Clark Creek Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Clark Creek Natural Area ©
Clark Creek Natural Area
Melrose ©
Melrose

2
nights
Picayune

Picayune ©
Picayune is the largest city in Pearl River County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum, then see the interesting displays at L & N Historic Train Depot, then sample the tasty concoctions at Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, and finally trek along Crosby Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): try to win big at Silver Slipper Casino Hotel and then admire the majestic nature at Buccaneer State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Picayune road trip planning app .

You can drive from Natchez to Picayune in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Picayune

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bay Saint Louis, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Buccaneer State Park
Highlights from your plan
Crosby Arboretum ©
Crosby Arboretum
L & N Historic Train Depot ©
L & N Historic Train Depot

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Biloxi Beach and Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge. Appreciate the collections at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center and Ocean Springs Museum of History. Go for a jaunt from Biloxi to Saucier to see Tuxachanie National Recreation Trail about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, play a few rounds at Fallen Oak Golf Course, get your game on at IP Casino Resort, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Biloxi vacation planning site .

Getting from Picayune to Biloxi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Fun & Games Casinos Outdoors

Side Trips

Gulfport, Saucier, Ocean Springs, Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore

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