58 days in Mississippi Itinerary

58 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tupelo
— 5 nights
2
Corinth
— 4 nights
3
Oxford
— 6 nights
4
Clarksdale
— 6 nights
5
Ridgeland
— 5 nights
6
Vicksburg
— 6 nights
7
Natchez
— 9 nights
8
Hattiesburg
— 6 nights
9
Biloxi
— 10 nights

5
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum and Waverley Plantation Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Natchez Trace Pkwy and Tanglefoot Trail. Explore Tupelo's surroundings by going to Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library (in Starkville), Howlin' Wolf Blues Museum (in West Point) and Columbus (Friendship Cemetery & Lake Lowndes State Park). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, get engrossed in the history at Amory Regional Museum, get all the information you need at Brice's Crossroad's Visitors and Interpretive Center, and brush up on your military savvy at Tupelo Veteran's Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tupelo trip itinerary planner.

Birmingham to Tupelo is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Tupelo are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Corinth.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

West Point, Columbus, Tanglefoot Trail, Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Tanglefoot Trail
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Amory Regional Museum ©
Amory Regional Museum

4
nights
Corinth

Corinth ©
Corinth is a city in and the county seat of Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States. Get some historical perspective at Corinth National Cemetery and Corinth Contraband Camp. Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center and Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Corinth's surroundings by going to Iuka (The Apron Museum, Historic Mineral Springs Park, &more) and Tishomingo State Park (in Tishomingo). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Crossroads Museum, stop by Borroum's Drug Store and Soda Fountain, take in the history at Battery Robinett, and take an in-depth tour of Corinth Coke Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Corinth trip planner.

You can drive from Tupelo to Corinth in an hour. In January in Corinth, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Corinth

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Iuka, Tishomingo State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tishomingo State Park ©
Tishomingo State Park
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center ©
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Museum ©
Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Museum

6
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate College Hill Presbyterian Church and Confederate Cemetery. Get some cultural insight at The University of Mississippi Museum and Marshall County Historical Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Holly Springs (Strawberry Plains Audubon Center & Hillcrest Cemetery), Grenada Lake (in Grenada) and Enid Lake (in Enid). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Thacker Mountain Rail Trail, steep yourself in history at The Lewis Ranch, trek along Bailey's Woods Trail, and explore the world behind art at Southside Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oxford trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Corinth to Oxford takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Oxford are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Holly Springs, Cedar Hill Farm, Grenada Lake, Olive Branch City Park, The Lewis Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Thacker Mountain Rail Trail ©
Thacker Mountain Rail Trail
The Lewis Ranch ©
The Lewis Ranch
College Hill Presbyterian Church ©
College Hill Presbyterian Church

6
nights
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Museum-lovers will get to explore Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art and B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. Do some cultural sightseeing at Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center and Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clarksdale: Tunica (Gold Strike Casino, Horseshoe Tunica, &more), Cleveland (Dockery Farms, Martin & Sue King Railroad Museum, &more) and Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center (in Glendora). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Greenville Cypress Preserve, get engrossed in the history at The Delta Blues Museum, shop like a local with The Rock & Blues Museum, and make a trip to The Crossroad.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Clarksdale day trip planner.

Getting from Oxford to Clarksdale by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January in Clarksdale, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tunica, Cleveland, Leland, Greenville, Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center
Highlights from your plan
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center ©
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
Highway 61 Blues Museum ©
Highway 61 Blues Museum

5
nights
Ridgeland

Ridgeland ©
Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. Old Capitol Museum and Medgar Evers Home will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Ridgeland Bike Trail and Mississippi Petrified Forest will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Mississippi History, see the interesting displays at Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center, and learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ridgeland trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Clarksdale to Ridgeland in 3 hours. Traveling from Clarksdale in January, expect nights in Ridgeland to be about the same, around 37°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Jackson, Mississippi Petrified Forest, Canton Christmas Festival
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Museum of Mississippi History ©
Museum of Mississippi History

6
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Attic Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Vicksburg National Military Park and Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vicksburg: Port Gibson (Grand Gulf Military Park, Windsor Ruins, &more), Rolling Fork Visitor Center and Museum (in Rolling Fork) and St. Mark's Church - Raymond (in Raymond). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery, view the masterpieces at The Tomato Place, pause for some photo ops at Texas Monument, and take a memorable drive along Vicksburg Campaign Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg trip planning site.

You can drive from Ridgeland to Vicksburg in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Port Gibson, Rolling Fork Visitor Center and Museum, St. Mark's Church - Raymond, Belmont Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins

9
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Let the collections at Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture and Stratton Chapel Gallery capture your imagination. Melrose and Natchez City Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Natchez: Clark Creek Natural Area (in Woodville) and McComb (McComb Railroad Museum & Percy Quin State Park). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Natchez National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple B'nai Israel, admire the striking features of Auburn Museum & Historic Home, and take in the dramatic natural features at Emerald Mound.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Natchez tour planner.

You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Natchez are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

McComb, Clark Creek Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Melrose ©
Melrose
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Longwood ©
Longwood

6
nights
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Appreciate the collections at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum and Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like African American Military History Museum and Veterans Memorial Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hattiesburg: Meridian (Bonita Lakes Park, Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum, &more), Landrum's Homestead & Village (in Laurel) and Mitchell Farms (in Collins). There's lots more to do: get outside with Longleaf Trace, take in nature's colorful creations at Medicine Wheel Garden, immerse yourself in nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Southern Prohibition Brewing.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hattiesburg holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Natchez to Hattiesburg takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in February, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Biloxi.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Meridian, Laurel, A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas, Mitchell Farms, Red Bluff
Highlights from your plan
Bonita Lakes Park ©
Bonita Lakes Park
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum

10
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Biloxi Lighthouse and Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum. St. Michael's Catholic Church and Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Biloxi side-trips: Bay Saint Louis (Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church & Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum), Picayune (Crosby Arboretum & The Teddy Bear House Museum) and Saucier (Tuxachanie National Recreation Trail & Grand Bear Golf Course). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, get outside with Dailey Charters, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and examine the collection at Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Biloxi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to Biloxi takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hattiesburg in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Biloxi, with lows of 49°F. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Outdoors · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Gulfport, Bay Saint Louis, Saucier, Picayune
Highlights from your plan
Fallen Oak Golf Course ©
Fallen Oak Golf Course
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Crosby Arboretum ©
Crosby Arboretum

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