4 days in Mississippi Itinerary

4 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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4 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Monroe
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Vicksburg
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Gulfport
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Monroe

1
day
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, and then contemplate the long history of Old Courthouse.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg travel route planner .

Monroe to Vicksburg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. July in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Gulfport.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Old Courthouse ©
Old Courthouse

2
nights
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. On the 4th (Sat), meet the residents at The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, then try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, and then try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi. On the next day, make a trip to Beauvoir, then enjoy the sand and surf at Biloxi Beach, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gulfport day trip app .

Drive from Vicksburg to Gulfport in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Gulfport

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Biloxi
Highlights from your plan
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Margaretes Fine Chocolates, then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and then cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tupelo online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Gulfport to Tupelo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Gulfport in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tupelo, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tupelo

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Margaretes Fine Chocolates ©
Margaretes Fine Chocolates

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