5 days in Mississippi Itinerary

5 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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5 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Hattiesburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Natchez trip builder website .

Newark to Natchez is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Newark in May, things will get a bit warmer in Natchez: highs are around 81°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
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Clark Creek Natural Area ©
Clark Creek Natural Area
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church

1
night
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. On the 25th (Sat), stroll through Hattiesburg Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hattiesburg trip planner.

Getting from Natchez to Hattiesburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Hattiesburg, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Paul B. Johnson State Park ©
Paul B. Johnson State Park
Hattiesburg Zoo ©
Hattiesburg Zoo
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum ©
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Biloxi Beach, have fun and explore at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Biloxi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to Biloxi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Biloxi when traveling from Hattiesburg in May, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulf Islands National Seashore
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Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

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