58 days in Mississippi Itinerary

58 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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58 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Tupelo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Corinth
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Oxford
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Clarksdale
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Ridgeland
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Vicksburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Natchez
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Hattiesburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Biloxi
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Birmingham

5
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natchez Trace Pkwy and Tupelo Veteran's Museum. Visiting Tanglefoot Trail and Tanglefoot Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tupelo: West Point (Howlin' Wolf Blues Museum & Waverley Plantation Mansion), Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library (in Starkville) and Columbus (Friendship Cemetery & Lake Lowndes State Park). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, and get a new perspective on nature at Amory Regional Museum.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tupelo travel route site .

Birmingham to Tupelo is an approximately 2.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In January, daytime highs in Tupelo are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Corinth

Corinth ©
Corinth is a city in and the county seat of Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States. Battery Robinett and Corinth National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Tishomingo State Park and JP Coleman State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corinth: Iuka (The Apron Museum, Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, look for gifts at Borroum's Drug Store and Soda Fountain, steep yourself in history at Corinth Contraband Camp, and examine the collection at The Crossroads Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Corinth trip planner.

Drive from Tupelo to Corinth in an hour. January in Corinth sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Corinth

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Popular historic sites such as The Lewis Ranch and College Hill Presbyterian Church are in your itinerary. Visiting Thacker Mountain Rail Trail and Enid Lake will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oxford: Holly Springs (Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, Marshall County Historical Museum, & more), Cedar Hill Farm (in Hernando) and Grenada Lake (in Grenada). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Rowan Oak, get engrossed in the history at L. Q.C. Lamar house Museum, explore and take pictures at University of Mississippi, and admire the masterpieces at Southside Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oxford itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Corinth to Oxford by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Holly Springs, Cedar Hill Farm, Grenada Lake, Enid Lake, Olive Branch City Park
Highlights from your plan
Grenada Lake ©
Grenada Lake
Rowan Oak ©
Rowan Oak
The Lewis Ranch ©
The Lewis Ranch

6
nights
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center and The Delta Blues Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Greenville Cypress Preserve and Dockery Farms. Change things up with these side-trips from Clarksdale: Tunica (Gold Strike Casino, Horseshoe Casino, & more), Cleveland (Martin & Sue King Railroad Museum & GRAMMY Museum Mississippi) and Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center (in Glendora). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center, examine the collection at The Rock & Blues Museum, stop by Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium, and view the masterpieces at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Clarksdale online travel route planner .

Drive from Oxford to Clarksdale in 1.5 hours. In January in Clarksdale, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Tunica, Cleveland, Leland, Greenville, Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center
Highlights from your plan
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum

5
nights
Ridgeland

Ridgeland ©
Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mississippi Children's Museum and Oaks Museum House. Appreciate the collections at Old Capitol Museum and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, see the interesting displays at Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, take a peaceful walk through Mississippi Petrified Forest, and explore the world behind art at Mississippi Museum of Art.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ridgeland travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Clarksdale to Ridgeland takes 3 hours. Traveling from Clarksdale in January, expect nights in Ridgeland to be about the same, around 37°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jackson, Canton Christmas Festival, Mississippi Petrified Forest
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©
Eudora Welty House and Garden ©
Eudora Welty House and Garden

6
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Yesterday's Children. Get some historical perspective at Vicksburg National Military Park and Martha Vick House. Explore Vicksburg's surroundings by going to St. Mark's Church - Raymond (in Raymond), Port Gibson (Grand Gulf Military Park, Windsor Ruins, & more) and Rolling Fork Visitor Center and Museum (in Rolling Fork). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, see the interesting displays at The Old Depot Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cedar Hill Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Anchuca Mansion.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vicksburg trip planner .

You can drive from Ridgeland to Vicksburg in an hour. In February in Vicksburg, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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

9
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Longwood and Rosalie Mansion. Appreciate the collections at Stratton Chapel Gallery and Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture. Explore Natchez's surroundings by going to McComb (McComb Railroad Museum & Percy Quin State Park) and Clark Creek Natural Area (in Woodville). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Melrose. Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Natchez National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, make a trip to Choctaw Hall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, and admire the striking features of Auburn Museum & Historic Home.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Natchez trip planner .

Drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in February, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

McComb, Clark Creek Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

6
nights
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lauren Rogers Museum of Art and Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum. Visiting Longleaf Trace and A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Mitchell Farms (in Collins), Meridian (Bonita Lakes Park & Saint Patrick Catholic Church) and Laurel (Landrum's Homestead & Village & Veterans Memorial Museum). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hattiesburg Zoo, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Bluff, and take in nature's colorful creations at Medicine Wheel Garden.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hattiesburg trip app .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Hattiesburg takes 2.5 hours. In February in Hattiesburg, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Laurel, Meridian, Mitchell Farms, A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas, Red Bluff
Highlights from your plan
Bonita Lakes Park ©
Bonita Lakes Park
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art ©
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Landrum's Homestead & Village ©
Landrum's Homestead & Village

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.
Popular historic sites such as Beauvoir and Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Fallen Oak Golf Course and Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biloxi: Bay Saint Louis (Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church, Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum, & more), Picayune (Crosby Arboretum & The Teddy Bear House Museum) and Saucier (Tuxachanie National Recreation Trail & Grand Bear Golf Course). There's much more to do: try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, tee off at The Preserve Golf Club, get outside with Dailey Charters, and visit a coastal fixture at Biloxi Lighthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Biloxi trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to Biloxi takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hattiesburg in February, Biloxi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Gulfport, Saucier, Bay Saint Louis, Gautier
Highlights from your plan
Biloxi Beach ©
Biloxi Beach
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art

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