5 days in Mississippi Itinerary

5 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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5 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Gulfport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Flowood
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Tupelo
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Salt Lake City

1
night
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gulfport holiday planning app .

Salt Lake City to Gulfport is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in October, with highs in Gulfport at 81°F and lows at 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Flowood.

Things to do in Gulfport

Parks Beaches Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Biloxi Beach
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Biloxi Beach ©
Biloxi Beach
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

2
nights
Flowood

Flowood ©
Flowood is a city in Rankin County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then have fun and explore at Mississippi Children's Museum, then get in on the family fun at High Heaven, and finally walk around Winner's Circle Park. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and then stroll around Catfish Row Children's Art Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Flowood online trip planner .

You can drive from Gulfport to Flowood in 3 hours. Traveling from Gulfport in October, Flowood is little chillier at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Flowood

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Jackson
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Winner's Circle Park ©
Winner's Circle Park
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©

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night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

For other places to visit and tourist information, use the Tupelo online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Flowood to Tupelo takes 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tupelo

Trails Historic Sites Scenic Drive
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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy

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